Tuesday, March 3, 2015
China's manufacturing activity in February improved more than initially thought, HSBC said Monday, but weakening foreign demand and declining prices signaled the world's second-largest economy still faces multiple woes.
Monday, March 2, 2015
China's manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, the government said Sunday, a day after the central bank announced an interest rate cut to help stem a slump in the world's second-largest economy.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
China's central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Chinese state-owned banks loaned US$22.1 billion to Latin American countries last year, helping to keep afloat struggling economies that have been hit hard by a fall in prices for oil, minerals and other commodities that they export, according to new numbers released Thursday by the U.S. think tank the Inter-American Dialogue.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Chinese factory activity expanded in February, snapping two consecutive months of contraction, a closely watched private survey showed Wednesday in a bright spot amid a broad slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
An internal investigation over the World Bank's controversial handling of a US$1 billion loan from China to help poor countries has found no evidence of fraud, according to documents reviewed Thursday by AFP.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
If China wants to become a moderately prosperous society, it will have to grow at a minimum of 6.5 percent a year economically during the next five-year plan from 2016 to 2020, a Chinese official has said.
China has given the green light to a AU$1.34 billion (US$1.04 billion) takeover of Goodman Fielder by an Asian consortium, the Australian food manufacturer said Monday.
Monday, February 16, 2015
As hundreds of millions in China flock home to celebrate the Year of the Goat, the world's biggest human migration places extraordinary pressure on roads and railways -- but technology is offering new ways to find a route home.1 Comment
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Internet tycoon Jack Ma has said his employees will not receive traditional Chinese New Year gifts because 2014 had not been "exceptional" for the company, despite its world-beating IPO listing on Wall Street.