Thursday, October 2, 2014
China's former richest man Wang Jianlin once bet Alibaba founder Jack Ma 100 million yuan (US$16.3 million) that online purchases in the country would not eclipse bricks-and-mortar buys in the next decade.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
China on Monday hailed the one-year anniversary of its first free-trade zone (FTZ), but foreign companies expressed disappointment over the pace of pledged reforms as they await real business opportunities.
U.S. technology giant Microsoft on Monday launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
General Motors Co. (GM) expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an anti-monopoly probe of the industry, the president of the automaker's China unit said Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
China's manufacturing sector saw a surprise pick-up in September, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday, but economists warned a slowdown in the key property sector was an ongoing risk to growth.
Friday, September 19, 2014
China, one of the world's biggest gold consumers, on Thursday launched a new market for trading the precious metal, state media said, as it seeks to attract foreign investors to a year-old free trade zone (FTZ).
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
China's outbound investment more than doubled in August to US$12.62 billion, data showed Tuesday, far outstripping foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, which fell to a four-year low.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014
China's industrial production growth slowed sharply in August to its lowest level for more than five years at 6.9 percent, official data showed Saturday, intensifying concerns for the world's second-largest economy.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
China's bank lending nearly doubled in August from the previous month, central bank data showed Friday, rebounding towards what analysts described as a normal level.