Economics & Trade

Beijing delays Shanghai FTZ

Beijing has delayed the opening of a free-trade zone in Shanghai, fearing loopholes in the legal fr

Beijing bans all New Zealand milk powder imports

China has halted all milk powder imports from New Zealand after a bacteria that could cause botulis

China bill offering shows tightening bias

China's central bank reopened a US$29.98 billion offering of three-year bills meant to drain liquid

Data shows China slowdown to be stabilizing

Manufacturing and service surveys showed increased expansion in July while business expectations ro

IMF: China's real exchange rate undervalued

China’s real exchange rate is undervalued by an estimated 5-10%, adjusted for inflation, 

Impact of China's slowdown heightened by violence

A spate of violence aimed at Chinese street hawkers is highlighting China’s weakening employment si

Harsh medicine for Chinese pharma firms

China Market Roundup: August 2

Cash in the wrong places

Can’t anybody run this country right?

Official China PMI edges up in July

China’s official gauge of manufacturing activity picked up slightly in July, rising to 50.3 from Ju

Chinese leaders reaffirm economic policy

Decision-makers in Beijing vowed on Tuesday to maintain stable economic growth by fine-tuning polic

China is the clear winner in the EU-Sino solar dispute

EU-China trade

Slowdown hits China's June industrial profits

Chinese industrial companies saw profit growth cool in June on the back of China’s economic slowdow

An overvalued renminbi? Nowhere close

China's export slump

Paper maker delays $2.1bn China investment

Stora Enso (STERV.HEL), a Finnish paper and packaging maker, delayed a US$2.1 billion investment in

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


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