Tuesday, July 22, 2014
McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Chinese growth accelerated to a forecast-beating 7.5 percent in the second quarter, official data showed Wednesday, as government stimulus provided a much-needed boost to the world's second-largest economy.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Chinese growth failed to accelerate in the second quarter despite government stimulus measures, an AFP survey predicts, with the world's second-largest economy forecast to record its worst annual performance in 24 years.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China rose 2.2 percent to US$63.33 billion during the first six months of this year, the government announced Tuesday.
Monday, July 14, 2014
The property market in China is likely to consolidate in the second half of the year, as strong demand and limited supplies will offset the chances of an imminent market collapse, market analysts said on Friday.
Friday, July 11, 2014
China's monthly trade surplus jumped 16.4 percent in June to US$31.6 billion, official data showed Thursday, as exports and imports both rose in the latest sign of recovering strength in the world's second-largest economy.
China will exempt electric cars and other types of “new energy” vehicles from purchase tax, the government said, as it seeks to reduce pollution and conserve resources.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega endorsed Tuesday a route chosen by a Chinese firm commissioned to dig a US$40 billion canal linking the Caribbean and the Pacific.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Chinese companies are making big investments in Germany, eyeing the country's advanced technology and management, a senior Chinese commerce official said.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Switzerland has one-upped its European Union neighbors with a free trade deal with China that its politicians and business sector say is crucial to boosting ties with the world's second-largest economy.