Monday, June 9, 2014
China's trade surplus surged in May, official data showed Sunday, as export growth accelerated sharply while imports showed a surprise fall.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
China's economy will moderate over the next few years as Beijing looks to rebalance it, the World Bank said Friday, but it warned of risks from local government debt, a cooling real estate sector and an uncertain export recovery.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
China's manufacturing activity improved in May but the world's second-largest economy faces headwinds, particularly in the property sector, HSBC said Tuesday.
Monday, June 2, 2014
After years of boom that have seen prices rocket, the prospect of a bust is looming over China's vast property sector, with authorities hoping to avoid a meltdown that could send shock waves through the world's second-biggest economy.
Chinese manufacturing grew for the third consecutive month in May, suggesting a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy is stabilizing, a state-sanctioned industry group said Sunday.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
China has signaled it will further ease monetary policy to kick-start the world's second largest economy by cutting the amount of funds that some banks must hold in reserve, according to a government statement.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
China's government plans to take 6 million older, polluting vehicles off the road this year in an effort to revive stalled progress toward cleaning up smog-choked cities.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
South Africa's platinum producers and a union are due to resume talks on Monday in an effort to stop a four-month-long strike that has wreaked havoc in the sector.
Friday, May 23, 2014
An index of Chinese manufacturing activity saw a sharp improvement in May, hitting a five-month high, HSBC said Tuesday, but still showed contraction and the bank urged more government action to kickstart the world's number two economy.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Grains, metals, meat: these are just three of the commodities being sucked in by the voracious Chinese economy which is set to be the key driver on raw materials markets this year.