Saturday, November 22, 2014
China's central bank on Friday unexpectedly cut benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.
China's souring foreign investment climate, “unfair” trade practices and increased military spending heightened tensions between the United States and Beijing in 2014, a U.S. commission said Thursday.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Manufacturing activity in China stagnated in November, British banking giant HSBC said Thursday, warning of “significant” pressures on the world's second-largest economy as its key purchasing managers' index (PMI) hit a six-month low.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Growth in foreign investment into China slowed in October, the government said Tuesday, amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy and concerns over business risks.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A landmark trading link that is expected to see billions of dollars in cross-border transactions between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock exchanges officially launched Monday, but figures show mainlanders are holding back from piling into Hong Kong.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
South Korea and New Zealand agreed to a free trade deal Saturday on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Brisbane, ending five years of negotiations, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said.
China has signed agreements worth US$7.8 billion with neighboring Myanmar, state media reported Saturday, as Beijing continues to assert its growing economic clout in Southeast Asia.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Growth in China's industrial output and other key indicators slowed in October, government data showed Thursday, signaling further weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
China's largest Internet retailer rang up more than US$9 billion during the country's biggest online shopping holiday, smashing last year's figure to set a record for a single day of sales.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The United States and China have “reached an understanding” on an agreement to reduce tariffs on information technology trade, the White House said Tuesday, in what Washington called a boost to World Trade Organization (WTO) efforts to slash trade duties.