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.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
China recorded a better-than-expected trade surplus of US$45.41 billion in October, customs said Saturday, but weaker export and import growth could be a worrisome sign for the world's second largest economy.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
China's manufacturing growth picked up to a three-month high in October, a closely watched private survey confirmed Monday, but did little to counter a picture of slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Monday, November 3, 2014
Shanghai's mayor promised Sunday to speed up development of China's first free trade zone (FTZ) a year after it opened, as a chorus of foreign companies expressed disappointment over the pace of pledged reforms.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Chinese manufacturing growth slowed in October, the government said Saturday, as the world's second-largest economy expands at its weakest pace in five years.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Declines in China's new home prices slowed in October, a survey showed Friday, though figures still fell for a sixth straight month as property woes weigh on growth in the world's second-largest economy.