Economics & Trade

Infographic series: China's underappreciated indicators

China by the numbers

Concerns that China's slowdown will hurt the global economy are unfounded

Q&A: China and global growth

China’s economy still facing a downward path

Number crunching

How can China sell off its government-owned companies?

SOE reform

New Shanghai FTZ rules not exactly what you were waiting for

Free trade zone

How WH Group made a pig’s breakfast of its IPO

Chinese listings

PBOC must continue to push credit to farmers

Rural finance

China factory-gate prices hit six-month high

China's factory-gate prices shot up to a six-month high last month, the latest surprise for an econ

S Korean cosmetics firms boosted by currency deal

The sparkle of South Korean cosmetics firms remained strong on Monday after Seoul and Beijing exten

China household borrowing surged in October

China's household borrowing and shadow banking activities surged last month despite Beijing's repea

Afghanistan becomes full AIIB member

The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has formally granted Afghanistan full mem

China exports and imports both increase

China's overseas shipments rose from a year earlier, narrowly missing estimates, the latest sign th

Venezuela's woes are trouble for Chinese investment

The International Monetary Fund's forecast of 2,349% inflation for Venezuela in 2018, up from an es

US businesses split over China IP theft

US businesses and trade groups are split over how forcefully to crack down on China over intellectu

China, S Korea fail to extend $56bn currency swap

China and South Korea have failed to extend their $56bn currency swap deal amid diplomatic tension

China's central bank chief calls for RMB freedom

China must press on with a "trinity" of reforms to fully realize an open economy, Zhou Xiaochuan, t

Caixin: China services weaken in September

China's services activity expanded at its weakest rate in almost two years in September, a

US defers China aluminum foil dumping decision

The US Department of Commerce has delayed its preliminary decision on an anti-dumping investigation

China industrial profits jump 24%

Chinese industrial firms extended this year's earnings surge, suggesting resilience in the world's

US Commerce Secretary presses China on fairness

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he pressed China during his visit to Beijing this week to le

Distiller Moutai to greatly slim down subsidiaries

In an attempt to limit the abuse of its renowned brand by subsidiaries, China's top liquor maker Mo

Why Is China Investing Billions Across Africa?


CCP pledges to support and protect entrepreneurs

The Communist Party on Monday said it will support and protect entrepreneurs in the first such dire

Imagination Technologies agrees to Canyon Bridge sale

Imagination Technologies has agreed a sale to China-backed private equity firm Canyon Bridge in a d

Chinese hacking of German companies up

A wave of attacks by Chinese hackers on Germany's cutting-edge manufacturers is raising alarm in Be

When Interests Clash

The relationship between the Communist Party and China's big tech and Internet companies has always

S&P downgrades China credit rating

S&P Global Ratings downgraded China's long-term sovereign credit rating on Thursday, less than

China postpones e-commerce import taxes again

China has postponed stricter taxation on imported consumer goods bought online for another year – t

Jack Ma says stop looking for manufacturing jobs

Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma said people should stop looking to manufacturing to drive economic growth.

US trade negotiator calls China "unprecedented" threat

China's economic model represents an "unprecedented" threat to the world trading system that can't


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