Economics & Trade

Announcement stuns markets

So as predicted a few weeks ago by China Economic Review using complex data matrices re-we

China Q4 GDP clocks in at 6.8%

China's economy grew 6.8% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, slightly more than expected, s

Trump team backs hard line on China semiconductors

Donald Trump's incoming trade team is backing a call from the Obama administration to take a hard l

China's US Treasury holdings cut to 2010 level

China cut its holdings of US Treasuries by $66bn in November, reducing its position in the safe-hav

US commerce nominee calls China 'most protectionist' country

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, US President-elect Donald Trump's choice for commerce secretary,

China said to be preparing trade war retaliation

China is preparing to retaliate if US president-elect Donald Trump launches a trade war, a key US b

China tightens investment rules for SOEs

China issued regulatory rules on outbound investments by centrally controlled state firms, the stat

Liaoning government admits fake growth numbers

The governor of Liaoning province, the only area in China in a recession, now says three years of r

Capital controls push Chinese firms to USD bonds

China's efforts to support its currency and cool its hot property market are encouraging more Chine

Survey: US companies paring China investment

China non-financial ODI hits eight-year high

China's direct overseas investment in non-financial sectors in 2016 grew at its fastest pace since

IMF raises China 2017 growth forecast to 6.5%

The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its forecast for China's economic growth this year

Top forecaster predicts steep RMB decline

Pressure on China's yuan to depreciate will persist as the economy slows, according to the currency

Xi to push for renewed globalization at Davos

The "bullet train" of globalization is broken and the West is obliged to help Chinese President Xi

China raises tariffs on US animal feed

China started levying hefty anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on Thursday on US corn products u

US to launch China WTO aluminum complaint

The Obama administration is expected to launch a formal complaint Thursday against the Chinese gove

Chinese groups insure against blocked foreign deals

Chinese companies facing tighter US regulatory scrutiny of their overseas deals are being offered a

Chinese investment in EU dwarfs opposite flow

Chinese investors spent four times as much on acquisitions in the EU last year as European companie

China promises to stem corporate debt

China vowed on Tuesday to contain high company debt levels and further cut excess coal and steel ca

McDonald's unloads China business for $2.1bn

China confident in 6.7% 2016 growth

China is confident to have reached an economic growth of 6.7% in 2016, within a targeted range set

China's forex reserves continue to drop

China's foreign-exchange reserves fell to the lowest level in nearly six years last month, testing

China allows foreign private funds to invest onshore

China has published rules allowing foreign private fund companies to sell products in the country a

Trade Wars

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Yuan rises against dollar on PBOC controls

Offshore RMB makes biggest daily gain in a year

The offshore version of China's currency has had its biggest one-day gain in nearly a year, climbin

Trump's trade pick stokes fears of tension

Donald Trump's top pick as his US trade representative - a veteran supporter of "get tough on ­Chin

Few people take advantage of forex reset

China's authorities have sounded the alarm in recent weeks over the risk of capital outflows from t

Quick Take: ADB still has more muscle than the AIIB


US may curb Chinese access to semiconductor industry

The Obama administration is finalizing a study that could lead to restrictions on Chinese investmen


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