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OECD cuts China's growth forecast

The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) lowered its growth prediction for

China shares fall to 4-year low

China's primary share index closed Tuesday at its lowest value in roughly four years, signaling fal

China: US QE policy destabilized currencies

China said US quantitative easing, a method of stimulating the economy by having the central bank b

This week in China

Hu and Wen exit with Mexican chicken wrap; Middle Kingdom malaise

Chinese website operator gains off US IPO

Social networking firm YY's (YY.NYSE) share price jumped after it raised US$81.9 million from an in

Securities regulator to expand short-selling trial

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) is likely to put a new technical system to expand

Yuan hits record high with capital inflows

China’s yuan rose to 6.2262 per US dollar early Tuesday, a record high since the country unified it

Chinese plane maker COMAC receives 50 new jet orders

State-owned plane maker Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said Tuesday it had won 50

Data shows Chinese economy expanded in October

Industrial and consumer data showed China's economy expanded in October, signaling an economic revi

China's inflation slower than expected

China's consumer inflation rate slowed more than expected to a 33-month low as food prices rose at

US slaps duties on China solar imports

The US approved five-year duties on solar energy products from China Wednesday in a bid to protect

US sees cracks in China's rare earths monopoly

The US Department of Defense and Japanese car maker Toyota Motor (TM.NYSE, 7203.TYO) plan to develo

Machinery makers struggle through financial crisis

China's largest construction-equipment makers are under downward pressure to consolidate as the ind

Chinese stocks insurance costs down amid upswing

The cost of insuring Chinese stock losses compared to US shares fell to a one-year low amid gatheri

China could prop up global economy despite slowdown

Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan said China will continue to spur global growth, despite its slowing

Rising China PMI signals improving economy

China's official purchasing managers' index rose in October, indicating the first acceleration in C

Chinese exchanges launch joint venture

The stock exchanges of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen officially set up a joint venture Tuesday t

China's manufacturing sector set for strong Q4

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology anticipates faster growth for the country's

China to push private investment in energy

A Chinese government white paper revealed plans to open the country's mostly state-run energy indus

China shows signs of manufacturing recovering

Results from a HSBC (HBC.NYSE, 0005.HKG, HSBA.LON) manufacturing index signaled an increase in Chin

Japanese exports to China fall amid tensions

Data compiled by Japan's Finance Ministry showed Japanese exports to China fell 14% year-on-year in

Growth in electricity use slows

China's growth in electricity consumption fell for the second consecutive month to 2.9% year-on-yea

Renminbi hits record high on central bank fixing

China's currency strengthened to a new record high of 6.2460 per dollar around 8:30 GMT Tuesday, sl

Land-transfer revenues jump in Sept

Land-transfer revenues in ten major cities grew 49% last month from August, 

Anti-Japan sentiment hits China Eastern profits

State-run China Eastern Airlines (EEA.NYSE, 600115.SH, 0670.HKG, CIAH.FRA) on Thursday announced an

Lenovo overtakes Hewlett-Packard as top PC maker

China's Lenovo (0992.HKG, LHL.FRA) has overtaken Hewlett-Packard (HPQ.NYSE, HWP.FRA) as the world's

China still drives profits at KFC parent

US fast-food conglomerate Yum Brands (YUM.NYSE, TGR.FRA), increased its annual profit forecast as a

China holiday retail slow, confidence strong

Retail sales growth during China's National Day holiday slowed compared to last year, 

Japan sees Chinese tourism plummet

Chinese guests have cancelled 70% of bookings at a Japanese resort long popular with mainland touri

Baoshan freezes production at Shanghai plant

Chinese steelmaker Baoshan Iron & Steel (600019.SH) stopped output at one of its Shanghai facto

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