China's manufacturing performs well in Jan

CHINA'S manufacturing began the year on a high, but this week's purchasing managers' indices (PMIs) show signs that growth may have peaked...

China's 2017 trade surplus hits new high, but momentum likely to slow

CHINA'S trade surplus hit a record high last year with both exports and imports growing strongly on robust demand for Chinese products...

Xi to consolidate power at Party Congress

CHINESE President Xi Jinping is expected to consolidate his power during the 19th Party Congress by appointing key posts, but there is unlikely to be a major shift in policies, analysts say.