Economics & Trade

RMB globalization index at three-year low

Globalization of the renminbi – a key long-term goal for Beijing – is at its lowest point in three

Trump: China to get better trade deal if it solves N Korea problem


First Britain-China freight train departs

The first freight train to run from Britain to China departed on Monday, carrying goods like vitami

US, China agree on positive trade plan

A 100-day plan to address trade imbalances between China and the US was the most important outcome

China private sector investment climbing again

The growth of China's private-sector investment is expected to climb up to 10% in 2017 as rising pr

China's forex reserves rise for second month

Caixin reports that Ch

US, Japan in talks to prevent China Westinghouse acquisition

The Trump administration and the Japanese government are in discussions to ensure that the bankrupt

EU slaps new anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel

The European Union slapped Chinese steel imports with new anti-dumping duties Thursday, heightening

China becomes top buyer of US crude

China became the biggest buyer of US crude oil in February, surpassing Canada, at a time when OPEC

Survey: Monetary tightening an economic risk to China

China economists increasingly see tighter monetary policy by the People's Bank of China as a downsi

Trump unlikely to label China 'currency manipulator'

Trump looks unlikely to formally declare China a currency manipulator next week just days after mee

China anti-corruption campaign boosts corporate profits

Nearly five years after it was first announced, Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign looks to have

China's manufacturing sector stops shedding jobs

China's manufacturing sector saw activity climb to the highest level since 2012 in March as an offi

Trump predicts 'very difficult' meeting with Xi

President Donald Trump is predicting "a very difficult" meeting next week with Chinese President Xi

US to launch China 'market economy' review

The US Commerce Department is launching a new review of whether China should be treated as a "marke

Trump lays groundwork to preserve China tariffs

The Trump administration is laying the groundwork to preserve China's unfavorable status in America

Currency controls stall LeEco, Vizio deal

LeEco's effort to buy the largest television manufacturer in the US has stalled, as tighter currenc

China pledges more access to foreign investors

China's central bank has pledged to open the country's financial markets further to foreign investo

China cozies up to EU in light of Trump

China has launched a charm offensive with the EU since Trump took office, shifting its stance on tr

China planning new Tangshan steel crackdown

China is planning a new crackdown on steel production in the north-eastern city of Tangshan in a bi

ICBC: Trump may open doors in Mexico for China

Trump's push to force US industry to bring jobs home is opening investment avenues for Chinese comp


The data coming through indicates generally that the pickup in the economy is continuing and

EU set to approve Syngenta deal

EU antitrust regulators are set to clear ChemChina's $43 billion bid for Syngenta next week, people

Chinese entrepreneurs' confidence up

Chinese entrepreneurs' confidence in the domestic economy edged up in the first quarter on a strong

Sinopec buys first major refinery in Africa

China's Sinopec will pay almost $1 billion for a 75% stake in Chevron's South African assets and it

China drafting outbound investment rules

China may publish rules this year on outbound investment by Chinese firms that would spell out the

Scrutiny of Chinese M&A voided billions in deals

Chinese acquirers are seeing a large number of cross-border deals blocked at home and abroad as a s

China prepares to counter possible trade sanctions

China's government has been seeking advice from its think-tanks and policy advisers on how to count

Global call to tackle Chinese aluminum over-production

An international coalition of aluminium trade associations has called for a global forum to be crea

China sets record for US lobster imports

The expanding market for lobsters in China is continuing to grow, with the country setting a new re


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