Sunday, March 9, 2014
China recorded an unexpected trade deficit of US$22.98 billion in February, official figures showed Saturday, with authorities blaming the country's holiday season for the weak performance.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
China's first-ever default on a domestic corporate bond Friday has sparked legal action by investors owed interest payments from a solar company, their lawyer said.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
China is targeting growth of about 7.5 percent in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday, promising to “declare war” on pollution as the government pledges to transform the world's second-largest economy.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Chinese manufacturing activity contracted in February at its worst rate in seven months, British banking giant HSBC said Monday, the latest data indicating trouble in the world's number two economy.
Naquasia LeGrand was frying chicken, sweeping floors and serving customers for US$7.25 an hour when she was recruited by union organizers to join a campaign for higher pay.
Monday, March 3, 2014
China replaced the United States as the world's largest merchandise trader in 2013, a milestone in the country's decades-long trade expansion path, the Ministry of Commerce said on Saturday.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Reports indicate that the Chinese yuan is rapidly losing its speculative appeal and has tumbled to become one of the least attractive currencies among developing markets for investments following heavy-handed regulatory intervention.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The Chinese yuan on Monday recorded its fifth consecutive session of weakening against the greenback, propelling a similar decline against the local currency, representing the preconditions for an ideal entry point for investors favoring yuan-denominated fixed deposits, according to reports.
Friday, February 21, 2014
A key index of Chinese manufacturing fell further in February to hit its lowest level in seven months, HSBC said Thursday, in a sign of diminishing strength in the world's second-largest economy.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
China's manufacturing contracted for a second straight month in February as a mainstay of the world's No. 2 economy loses momentum amid government efforts to rein in credit and investment growth.