Economics & Trade

Boeing invests in China's BOC Aviation's $1bn IPO

BOC Aviation Ltd has secured 11 cornerstone investors for its $1.1 billion Hong Kong IPO, tapping C

SCMP: Xi takes drivers seat amid economic policy debate

Last week, the People’s Daily carried a long question and answer “interview” with an unnam

China files WTO complaint on US tariffs

In another sign of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States, Beijing told the

Bloomberg: Poor April growth data underlines credit policy bind

China’s run of disappointing April data underscore the bind facing policy makers seeking to cut cap

Risks increase with new financial institutions

Chinese regulators are allowing lines to blur between traditional banking and lightly regulated Int

Chocolate Freddys

Good grief, China is interesting.

European parliament votes against China's market economy status

European lawmakers overwhelmingly voted against the European Union recognizing China as a market ec

China-led AIIB set for first annual meeting in Beijing

The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank plans to hold its first annual meeting on June 2

China to spend RMB 5tn on infrastructure despite debt alarm

The Chinese government is to pump almost RMB 5tn into transport infrastructure over the next three

China considering plans to help close international corporate tax loophole


China's Xi clarifies economic reform policy

An explanation of President Xi Jinping’s hallmark economic policy, in his own words, was ­published

China dumps trillions of RMB on distressed northeast

China is ploughing trillions of renminbi into projects in its northeastern rust belt in an effort t

Chinese foreign acquisitions smashing records

In an otherwise slow year for deal making, China’s pursuit of acquisitions around the world has bee

US challenges China over chicken tariffs

The Obama administration filed a trade complaint against China on Tuesday over access to the Asian

People's Daily: China heading for economic policy shift

People’s Daily article published yesterday showed that China’s leadership is trying to m

China capital outflows continue despite FX reserves rise

Capital flows from China persisted in April despite a reported rise in foreign exchange reserves, w

China stocks dive along with economic hopes

China stocks fell sharply again on Monday, reaching eight-month lows, as investors saw hopes for a

China ramps up lobbying for market economy status


China exports and imports decline in April

China reported a decline in exports and imports in April, a reversal of figures the previous month,

China eyes stake in Congo copper mine

MMG, the publicly traded unit of China’s biggest state-owned metals trader, is in talks to buy a ma

Gucci quits US anti-counterfeiting group over Alibaba membership

Support for ailing Chinese factories continues

China is doubling down on efforts to keep unprofitable factories afloat despite for years pledging

Demand for foreign goods still high despite new taxes

The cachet attached to foreign goods remains high despite new taxes, according to a survey by FT Co

China's small oil refineries drive up crude imports

Two months ago, 16 so-called teapot refineries formed the China Petroleum Purchase Federation of In

Debt rises for China rail operator as freight volume falls

Caixin reports that Chin

Asian shares down following poor services data

Trading in Asia was lackluster Thursday, as investors grew more wary about a multiweek stock rally

Hong Kong tackles illegal money flow from mainland

Hong Kong is conducting a multipronged customs, shipping and financial sector crackdown against so-

Crackdown on economic data sales opens statistics gaps


Caixin PMI falls to 49.4 in April

Business conditions for China's manufacturers continued to deteriorate in April, according to the m

Chinese government pressures economists to be positive

Securities regulators, media censors and other government officials have issued verbal warnings to


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