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.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
BYD Co., one of the better known Chinese brands thanks to a stake held by billionaire U.S. investor Warren Buffett, may stop making conventional gasoline-fuelled cars within two years and focus on “new energy” battery models as part of a “rebirth plan” to arrest a slump in sales.
Yahoo China announced on Thursday it will shut down its email service by Aug. 19, another sign of the brand's shrinking presence in the Chinese market.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Free trade talks between Australia and China are deadlocked over Beijing's insistence on removing investment limits for state-owned enterprises, Trade Minister Craig Emerson said Thursday.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
China's economic recovery unexpectedly stumbled in the first three months of 2013 with slowing factory output and investment spending forcing analysts to start slashing full-year forecasts despite official insistence that the outlook was favorable.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
China recorded a rare trade deficit in March as imports exceeded exports by US$880 million, data showed Wednesday, as officials and analysts warned of lingering weakness in crucial overseas markets.
China's inflation declined in March, easing pressure on consumers but fueling questions about the strength of recovery in the world's second-biggest economy.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Major multinational companies appealed gingerly to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday to reduce barriers to doing business in China's heavily government-directed economy, drawing a commitment to create a more level playing field.