Economics & Trade

China sees double-digit growth in January FDI

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China reached US$10.76 billion in January, an increase of 16.1

Gap in national and regional GDP figures narrows

The reported economic output of China's provinces exceeded the national figure by US$1 trillion (RM

Bank lending surges in January

China's new local-currency loans reached US$217.6 billion (RM217.6 billion) last month, the highest

China, Sri Lanka could sign free trade pact

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister GL Peiris has indicated that China and Sri Lanka could sign a free trad

Give the crazy trade data from Beijing a chance, for now

Export numbers

Hot money likely boosted China January export figures

China’s trade data for January showed unexpected strong export and import growth, beating economist

China exports jump 10.6% in January, surprising analysts

China's exports jumped 10.6% year-on-year in January, beating expectations across the board,

China trades capital-account deficit for surplus in 2013

More money poured into China from foreign investors last year than in 2012,

Swiss watch exports to China bouncing back

Swiss watch exports to the important Chinese market picked up again in December,

China pulls out of Thai rice deal

China has cancelled a deal to buy 1.2 million tonnes of Thai rice, about 14% of the country’s annua

Beijing calls for free-trade deal with Europe

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi told the press on Monday that China and the European Union shou

China flash manufacturing PMI drops

China’s manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in six months in January according to a

China's six new economic reform teams get to work

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will oversee six teams to effect comprehensive

Frisker's Chinese bidder must keep jobs in US: Official

US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Wednesday that the Chinese buyer of assets of bankrupt ele

Time for China's economy to grow like it's 1999

GDP figures

Uralkali signs potash deal with China

The Chinese National Agricultural Means of Production Group signed a first-half sales deal on Monda

US spending bill criticized by China

China’s Commerce Ministry criticized a US$1.1 trillion spending bill passed by US Congress last Fri

Beijing has rice to go around, but that might not be enough

Feeding China

China's provinces shoot for lower growth this year

Several Chinese provinces are setting lower targets for growth this year, a sign that overall econo

China’s Bright Food to acquire Australia’s Mundella

China's Bright Food Group said on Tuesday it had agreed to buy Australian cheese and yoghurt produc

Yum’s December China sales disappoint


Press the pause button on the China game

Market Roundup: January 10

Producer prices fall for 22nd month

China’s producer prices, a measure of the cost of goods as they leave the factory, fell 1.4% in Dec

China is hungry for headlines at the start of the new year

Off to a good start in 2014?

Year of the Chinese dream

2013 in review

China to target 7.5% growth in 2014: Sources

China may push for 7.5% annual GDP growth in 2014,

China commits $6.5bn for Pakistan nuclear project

China will put up US$6.5 billion to finance the construction of a nuclear power project in Pakistan

Plaudits in order as China slows economic growth

Growth vs reform

China expands OTC exchanges for SMEs

China Securities Regulatory Commission is set to expand access to over-the-counter (OTC) exchange m

China factory output growth slows

Industrial production growth dropped to 10% in November from a month earlier,


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