Economics & Trade

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

China launches European wine probe

China launched its previously announced investigation into Europe illegally dumping wine in the mai

Chinese firm charged in theft of trade secrets

US prosecutors charged China’s Sinovel Wind Group (601588.SHA) with stealing trade secrets from its

Getting the price of assets right is a delicate balance

Op-ed: Global property rights

Taiwan to review cross-straits pact

Taiwan's lawmakers are reviewing the first detailed cross-straits cooperation agreement signed betw

Some investors for 'China's Panama Canal'

Wang Jing, billionaire owner of Hong Kong-based HKND Group, said the company's US$40 billion projec

Nobel Laureate Robert Engle on an increasingly risky economy

Financial stability in China

Industrial subsidies in China increase by 23%

China-listed companies last year received RMB85.7 billion (US$13.8 billion) in government subsidies

Where has all the cash gone?

CER cuts back on its bond purchases

Are Chinese policymakers finally getting serious about curbing credit?

May credit growth

Beijing launches initiative to strengthen Taiwan ties

Beijing has launched a basket of initiatives to promote economic, cultural and social exchanges bet

Smithfield profits plunge on China export ban

Rising costs and a ban on certain pork exports to China led Smithfield Fa

China and Taiwan set to sign trade pact

Senior negotiators from Taiwan and the mainland are set to sign a service trade pact in a new round

EU to file WTO complaint against China

The EU plans to file a complaint with the WTO over China's tariffs on European steel tube exports,

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