Friday, April 11, 2014
China reported an unexpected contraction in exports in March, raising the danger of job losses as Beijing tries to overhaul its slowing economy.
China Thursday unveiled a plan allowing cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets, in the mainland's latest move to open up its capital markets and promote the yuan as an international currency.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday China's economic growth would slow to 7.5 percent this year and 7.3 percent in 2015, avoiding a “hard landing” if the government addresses risks and undertakes reforms.1 Comment
A rare Ming-era wine cup broke the world auction record for any Chinese porcelain on Tuesday, selling in Hong Kong for HK$36.05 million to Shanghai tycoon Liu Yiqian, Sotheby's auction house said.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
China has broken the rules of global commerce by restricting exports of rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum, a move that benefited domestic industries, a World Trade Organization panel said on Wednesday.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Beijing will end an anti-dumping inquiry into wine imports from the European Union, China's commerce ministry said Friday, after what it said was a deal between producers.
Monday, March 17, 2014
China could miss its official growth target for the first time in 16 years, a snap poll of economists by AFP shows after surprisingly weak data for January and February.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said Sunday that it will go public on a U.S. stock exchange in a move analysts say might raise up to US$15 billion in the year's biggest initial public offering.
Friday, March 14, 2014
China's industrial production rose at its slowest pace in five years and other key indicators showed surprising weakness, data showed Thursday, raising alarm bells over the world's second-largest economy as Premier Li Keqiang outlined “serious challenges” ahead.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
When condom maker Durex wants to send an intimate message to customers in China, it uses a homegrown instant messaging platform called WeChat which has taken the country by storm in just three years.