Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Industrial output in China rose 9.3 percent in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday, accelerating from March but below market expectations, underscoring sluggish growth momentum.
China's shadow banking activities have risen nearly 70 percent over the past two years and now total more than half the size of the world's second-largest economy, ratings agency Moody's said Monday.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Fears that China will overtake the U.S. in the race to put electric vehicles on the road have fizzled.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Growth in China's services sector slowed sharply in April to its lowest point since August 2011, a private sector survey showed on Monday — fresh evidence of rising risks to a revival in the world's No. 2 economy.
Two Chinese state-owned firms will hold initial public offerings with a combined value of US$3.6 billion in the biggest such deals in Hong Kong this year, a report said Monday.
Wal-Mart has withdrawn a batch of paper cup products labeled with its brand from Beijing after they failed quality tests, the company confirmed on Sunday.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
China became the world's largest personal computer market for the first time on an annual basis last year amid weaker global demand, a research firm said, adding that the nation is likely to retain the position in the coming years.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Chinese online retail giant Alibaba has struck a deal to buy a US$586 million stake in popular Chinese social network site Sina Weibo, raising expectations it will announce a stock market listing.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying yesterday called for enhanced economic cooperation with Taiwan by signing a trade agreement similar to the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA).
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Global and Chinese automakers showcased family-friendly sedans and SUVs targeting coveted urban buyers at China's biggest auto show Saturday as competition intensifies in this huge but crowded market.