Economics & Trade

Bankruptcies surging in China

Bankruptcies of Chinese businesses have surged in the past two years, in a sign the state is beginn

Equal time

So the vibe on the economy from many directions is continuing to be cautiously positive, but

AmCham survey forecasts less China reinvestment

Caixin reports profit

Economic strength signals opening to tackle problems

China's economy has performed strongly this year, official and private indicators showed on Wednesd

Funds keep away from Chinese stocks

EU prolongs curbs on Chinese solar imports

The European Union's executive on Wednesday prolonged by 18 months anti-dumping and anti-subsidy me

FT: Trump preparing to ignore WTO

The Trump administration is preparing to ignore any rulings by the World Trade Organization that it

China 'glass king' to continue US expansion

China's largest auto glass manufacturer, Fuyao Glass, will press ahead with investments worth about

FX authorities: Foreign firms free to remit profit

China's foreign exchange authorities said on Tuesday that foreign companies are free to remit profi

Chinese firms borrowing more money internationally

Chinese companies have borrowed more money from the international bond market than from domestic in

China state enterprise bankruptcies surge

Bankruptcy cases surged in China last year, indicating growing economic stress as well as progress

Chinese wages higher than Brazil, Mexico

Average wages in China's manufacturing sector have soared above those in countries such as Brazil a

China becomes Germany's biggest trade partner

China for the first time became Germany's most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the Un

China tackles local government debt

China's Finance Ministry is investigating possible irregularities in the ways several local governm

In haste...

Another amazing and action-packed week in the great drama to which we are all witnesses, dear frien

Trump: China 'champions' of currency manipulation

President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, j

China in new effort to tackle shadow banking

China's central bank has drafted new rules to tackle risks from shadow banking, in a tacit acknowle

Chinese state oil firm in Bangladesh gas field bid

China's state-run Zhenhua Oil has signed a preliminary deal with Chevron to buy the US oil major's

FTCR China Consumer Index at five-month high

World Bank: Policy uncertainty threatens trade

Political uncertainty is slowing trade growth, a World Bank report has concluded, indicating that t

FTCR China Freight Index at 18-month low

China inbound M&A surges

Inbound M&A deals have already reached $7.1 billion so far in 2017, almost double the amount in

China bans North Korean coal imports

China banned all coal imports from North Korea starting Sunday, a move that steps up a prohibition

China growth stabilizes, but risks persist

China's economic growth looks stronger so far this year, but the country still faces financial risk

The Flow of Events

The news here in China, momentous and significant though it might be, boys and girls, just cannot c

China resumes adding US Treasury bonds

China ended a six-month streak disposing of its US Treasury holdings in December, adding to its pos

EU countries seek stronger Chinese M&A veto rights

Germany, France and Italy have called on Brussels to grant them a right of veto over Chinese high-t

Producer price, consumer inflation picks up

China's producer price inflation picked up more than expected in January to near six-year highs, 6.

US considering new trade tactic to press China

Sinochem in early talks to buy Noble Group

China's state-owned Sinochem is in early talks with Noble Group to buy an equity stake in the embat

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