Economics & Trade

G20 Blues

This has been the final week in the preparations for the G20 summit in Hangzhou, to be held on Sept

European Chamber of Commerce warns on market barriers

The European Chamber of Commerce in China warned on Thursday that the country's market access barri

China encourages SOEs, foreign investors to back startups

China's top leaders want state-owned enterprises and foreign investors alike to boost bets on the n

Chinese think tank raises debt alarm

Leverage in China has soared to alarming levels, with overall debt swelling to more than twice the

China pours money into US real estate

Over the past three years, Chinese investors have plowed money into some of the highest-profile dev

Bloomberg: China's SOEs bigger than Germany

If China's bloated and inefficient state owned enterprises were a nation, they'd make up the world'

Seven more Chinese provinces to get free-trade zones

Beijing is more than doubling the number of free-trade zones around the country, giving seven more

Chinese consumer sentiment declining

The Westpac MNI China Consumer Sentiment Indicator, a monthly measure of consumer sentiment, droppe

Chinese economic slowdown hits US companies

American companies are feeling the slowdown in China, according to

Profit tumbles for top construction equipment firm

Sany Heavy Industry, one of China's top construction equipment makers, said its revenue fell by nea

Analysts worried despite stable yuan

According to

China's oil producers shift policy with scale back

A shift in Beijing’s priorities away from production targets has allowed Chinese oil companies to h

Chinese banks bracing for industrial restructuring

China’s banks are set to be the biggest losers in the sweeping bailouts of the country’s steel and

China private investment crash may be reclassification

Private fixed-asset investment in things such as buildings and factories looked like it took a stee

China's largest private shipbuilder to cut 2000 more jobs

China's largest private shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings has laid off 6,000 workers la

China sets up new state aircraft engine maker

China set up a new state-owned aircraft engine maker to help fulfill ambitions to develop homegrown

China oil production decline to have global impact

China’s struggling oil sector has entered a challenging new phase: long-term decline of its domesti

China's tech giants invest overseas

With a huge domestic market and healthy GDP growth in the past 10 years, Chinese companies have had

PetroChina, Cnooc see profits plunge

The tough times for China’s oil companies appear likely to continue after two major oil drillers re

China to slash foreign investment limits

China will further open its economic borders to investors from abroad in a move intended to counter

Anbang Insurance planning IPO

Anbang Insurance Group Co.

US clears ChemChina, Syngenta deal

A U.S.

Beijing says cost-cutting key to growth

China’s State Council has again sought to prod the country’s bureaucracy into action to cut costs f

China's Indonesian rail project gets go-ahead

The Indonesian government has issued a construction permit in early August for the full length of t

China's SOEs may reintroduce employee shareholding

In the next two years, more than 200 state-controlled enterprises may be getting a new type of shar

Chinese-led group considers Liverpool FC buy

A consortium led by China Everbright Ltd.

The heat is nearly off

This is a strange time for China's economy with mixed signals and crossed perceptions in every dire

Beijing launches $30bn VC fund to assist SOEs

China has launched a 200-billion-yuan (US$30 billion) government-backed venture capital fund as par

US may get peek at Alibaba, Baidu books

A long-running dispute between the U.S.

China using new tools to track entrepreneurship, innovation

China is adding new instruments to its economic dashboard that will incorporate big data to help be


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