Economics & Trade

China e-tailers scramble to implement new trade rules

Mainland cross-border e-commerce platforms and customs authorities are scrambling to update their s

China producer price deflation eases up

Producer price deflation eased in China last month, reported the

China levels steel import duty in tit-for-tat

Beijing’s retaliatory imposition of anti-dumping duties on imported steel used in the manufacture o

Up and down... and out?

It's been a long time since there was an uptick in terms of a general sense of economic stability,

China's monetary easing working, says Bloomberg

There's increasing evidence the People's Bank of China's year-and-a-half-long easing cycle is hitti

Economic security tied to South China Sea disputes, says EU

Senior European diplomats said the European Union had a stake in the

China stabilizing, but not free of stimulus risk

According to the

China's impact on advanced economies to grow, IMF warns

The IMF warned that emerging markets such as China pose a growing risk to advanced economies with e

And the soap opera continues...

Every week, dear readers, there seems to be someone we need to feel sorry for in the endless and fa

China factory gauge rises with stimulus

China’s official factory gauge showed improving conditions for the first time in eight months, sugg

Germany targeted for Chinese energy exports

China’s proposed investments in long-distance, ultra-high voltage power transmission lines will pav

China to tax foreign e-commerce sales

China is to impose new tax rules on cross-border e-commerce that experts say will increase the cost

Beijing pushes out state-owned enterprises

Beijing will be pushing the headquarters of some big state-owned companies out of the capital, repo

China industrial profits grow fastest since 2014

Profits at Chinese industrial companies have risen at their fastest pace in more than 18 months, in

China-backed bank says more than 30 countries await membership

Reuters reported

China Beige Book: New Employment at Private Firms Hits Four-Year Low

The quarterly China Beige Book survey of some 2,200 companies and 160 bankers released Sunday found

China’s latest five-year plan could be its last

Adaptive anachronism

IMF said to press PBOC for more data on derivatives used in currency operations

The International Monetary Fund is pressing China to disclose more data on its holdings of derivati

Median payment collection time for sales in China rises to 83 days

Mainland Chinese firms now take a median 83 days to receive payment from sales, up from 55 days in

PBOC reached out to US Fed during summer stock crisis

Documents from the US Federal Reserve acquired by news agency

Hong Kong's future increasingly depends on the megacity across the border

Delta forces

Li Keqiang says China will restructure without further slowing growth

Premier Li Keqiang asserted that "it would be impossible for me" to say China would fail to reach i

National People's Congress rubber stamps new five-year plan

China's rubber-stamp legislature approved the latest five-year plan for the country's development o

China uncertainty, oil prices prompt Fed to hold off on interest rate hikes

The US Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it would hold off on further increases in intere

PBOC said to draft rules for tax on foreign-exchange transactions

The People's Bank of China has drafted rules for a tax on foreign-exchange transactions,

Labor protests on the rise as China's economy slows

Labor protests in China are on the rise, with more than 500 protests in January alone after more th

Jan-Feb economic data largely sluggish, but property investment rises

A raft of new official data for the January-February period suggested continued sluggishness in the

Hong Kong financial secretary on defense after Moody's downgrades debt outlook

Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang defended the territory's economic prospects after ratings

Hong Kong legislature pushes through more funding for China high-speed rail

Hong Kong's Legislative Council approved additional funding of HK$19.6 billion (US$2.526 billion) f

Local governments protest Beijing's plan to deal with overcapacity

Local governments are voicing complaints over a central government plan to deal with industrial ove


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