Economics & Trade

Likonomics 101: A few facts and ample speculation

China's reform school

Good enough for government work

Giant abacuses, blowhards and disappointments – the state of China today

China slaps duties on US, S. Korea solar materials

China issued preliminary anti-dumping duties on solar-grade polysilicon imports from the US and Sou

UK to probe Huawei on cyber security

Britain’s national security advisor will investigate China's telecommunications equipment maker Hua

Don't confuse service-sector growth with real rebalancing

China’s rebalancing act

FDI in China sees improvement in first half

China’s numbers for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first half of the year totaled US$62 bil

Talks on Chinese electronics tariffs hit roadblock

International talks to reduce tariffs on Chinese electronic goods reached an impasse after China su

Beijing should fixate on productivity as GDP obsession fades

Op-ed: China’s rebalancing act

China's US Treasuries reach record $1.3trn

China increased its US Treasury holdings in May by US$25.2 billion to a record US

A new free trade zone could carry the city to 2020

Shanghai’s free trade zone

China to quadruple solar power capacity

China has set a 2015 target of 35 gigawatts in domestic solar power generation, more than quadrupli

Global markets rally on China data, US earnings

Global shares climbed Monday after China's GDP growth figures and US earnings reports beat expectat

The moving target that is China’s hard landing

China’s Q2 GDP

China's GDP growth slows to 7.5% in Q2

China's GDP growth in the second quarter slowed to 7.5% year-on-year,

Don't hold your breath on US-China investment treaty

Op-ed: Sino-US trade talks

Tunnels to everywhere

Just another week of scary Chinese construction projects

'Breakthrough' in US-China negotiations

China agreed to negotiate an all-encompassing investment treaty with the US coming off of two days

Nobel Laureate Michael Spence on managing China's reform

Rebalancing act

Chinese exports unexpectedly drop in June

Chinese exports declined 3.1% year-on-year in June, while imports fell 0.7%, missing expectations o

China goes on global wheat-buying frenzy

China is on track to buy the largest quantities of wheat in nine years after storms this year have

Why a big China probe will make small EU wineries wince

Sino-EU trade battles

China inflation rises to 2.7% in June

China's consumer price index (CPI), the primary measure of inflation, rose to 2.7% year-on-year in

Shipbuilder suspends trading after layoffs

China’s largest private shipbuilder, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries (1101.HK), suspended trading

Official: No time for detailed manufacturing data

A Chinese official said on Thursday that industry-specific details were missing from the June purch

If you can't beat them, probe them

China market roundup: July 5

Premier Li prompts fiscal funds to shore up economic growth

China's Premier Li Keqiang said in a State Council meeting Wednesday that fiscal funds should be us

China's service sector weakens amid slowdown

China's service sector in June grew too slowly to counteract a wider loss of momentum in China’s ec

China launches probe into foreign baby formula makers

China's state media announced Tuesday that officials have launched an investigation into foreign pr

Australia-China trade negotiations at impasse

Australia's new Trade Minister Richard Marles is resisting China's demands for less scrutiny over

Boring is reassuring at top-level finance policy event

The Lujiazui forum


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