Pipelines not so profitable for PetroChina

Market roundup: May 16

Healthy PMI, not so healthy small and medium firms

China by the numbers

Jack Ma says stop looking for manufacturing jobs

Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma said people should stop looking to manufacturing to drive economic growth.

China factory gauge sees August rebound

The August reading from the National Bureau of Statistics beat a median forecast of 51.3 from econo

Samsung to invest $7bn in China chip fabrication

Samsung agreed to invest $7 billion in a factory in northwest China's Shaanxi province, getting on

Dongbei debt restructure irks creditors

After a nearly 10-month tug-of-war between creditors and bankrupt Dongbei Special Steel Group, the

China industrial profits slow in July

Earnings growth for China's industrial firms cooled in July after accelerating for three straight m

China inflation cools, price pressures ease

Increases in China's prices at factory gates stabilized in July while consumer price gains eased, o

China July manufacturing and services growth slows

Growth in China's manufacturing and services sectors softened in July as activity at smaller factor

China's SOEs win concessions in restructuring effort

China's government has agreed to give state-owned enterprises (SOEs) a range of concessions on taxe

Guangzhou SOE in $6.7bn partnership with LG

LG's planned Guangzhou display-panel factory will be 30% owned by joint-venture partner Guangzhou-K

Foxconn to open Wisconsin factory

Trump announced Wednesday that Foxconn plans a new factory in Wisconsin, fulfilling the Taiwanese m

China prepares new round of mega-mergers

China is preparing a fresh round of mega-mergers between state-owned behemoths in the energy, heavy

China June manufacturing growth exceeds expectations

China manufacturing growth unchanged in May

Growth in activity at China's manufacturers was unchanged in May, with an official gauge remaining

From imitator to innovator


China manufacturing growth at seven-month low

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Growth slows in China's industrial companies

China's industrial companies saw their combined earnings growth slow in March, as moderation in com

BP sells China plant to Sinopec for $1.68bn

BP has agreed to sell one of its biggest investments in China to Sinopec for $1.68bn, as it seeks t

Report: China's manufacturers unprepared for Industry 4.0

Chinese manufacturers are not well prepared to brace for the coming wave of digitalisation to narro

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

China orders steel and aluminum cuts

China has ordered steel and aluminum producers in 28 cities to slash output during winter, outlined

China 'glass king' to continue US expansion

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

Chinese wages higher than Brazil, Mexico

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

FT: Robots to hit factory jobs hard

The increasingly rapid adoption of industrial robots on Chinese production lines is set to hasten 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.

Caixin manufacturing PMI drops in January

Manufacturing activity in China expanded at a slower pace in January on weakened growth in domestic

Tsinghua Group to build $30bn chip plant

China's flagship state-owned chip maker Tsinghua Unigroup said it plans to build a $30 billion memo

Trump team backs hard line on China semiconductors

Donald Trump's incoming trade team is backing a call from the Obama administration to take a hard l

China pushes new pollution permit system amid doubt

After years of debate, the mainland has launched a pollution permit system that authorities are hai


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