China's manufacturing sector remains strong in May

CHINA'S manufacturing sector performed well in May, growing faster than analysts' expectations despite concerns about mounting debt, a crackdown on the property sector, and persistent trade tensions with the US...

China's April trade remains strong despite tensions with US

CHINA'S exports and imports remained strong in April, with the surplus with the US widening month-on-month...
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Xi seeks to ease trade tensions, vows to open up China economy

CHINA has said it would open its economy further by lowering import tariffs for vehicles and enforcing the intellectual property rights of foreign firms.

China manufacturing sector surveys diverge as activity of state firms picks up

CHINA'S two sets of manufacturing surveys diverged in March as state firms stepped up production after anti-pollution measures were lifted, while smaller private firms suffered from soft overseas demand...

China will open its markets further and aims to avert trade war, says premier

CHINA will open its markets further and aims to avert a trade war, said Premier Li Keqiang, just days away from the implementation of over-arching trade tariffs on Chinese goods by the United States.

China's Feb manufacturing resilient but weaknesses loom

CHINA'S manufacturing sector remained resilient in February, though it showed some signs of weakness, two separate surveys published this week showed...

China's economic growth picks up in 2017

CHINA'S economy grew 6.9 per cent last year, its first year-on-year acceleration since 2010, on a robust industrial sector and solid exports as the global economy picked up, supporting demand for Chinese goods...

Challenges loom for China's ambitious carbon trading market

CHINA'S newly announced carbon market is a good step to controlling polluting emissions, but it will take quite a long time for a national market to become effective...

China November output slows as skies clear

CHINA'S industrial output slowed last month as the government continued its war on polluting factories and closed coal-burning furnaces...

China's October PMI remains strong, but cracks appearing

Beijing CHINA'S manufacturing sector performed well in October but a divergence in two sets of purchasing managers' indices (PMIs) point to increasing difficulties for some firms as China cracks down on polluting industries, informal lending and a structural property bubble...

China activity slows as pollution measures bite

CHINA economic activity slowed last month as millions of factories are forced to cut back on production and banks hold back on lending.

China October factory prices jump as pollution crackdown squeezes supply

CHINA inflation both at factories and for retailers jumped to a nine-month high in October, as government efforts to crackdown on pollution pushed up commodity prices.

China's Oct trade still robust despite slight softening

CHINA'S exports and imports remained strong last month on the back of strong domestic demand and a positive global outlook...

Tighter environmental curbs impact China PMI

CHINA'S two sets of Purchasing Manufacturing Index (PMI) showed the countries millions of factories are stabilising production as more stringent anti-pollution measures kick in ahead of the Winter months...

China's Q3 growth holds steady at 6.8%

CHINA'S economy continued to expand at a steady rate over the third quarter, supported by strong data for the month of September...

Core leader Xi Jinping set to tighten his grip on power

AT the Beijing Exhibition Centre, thousands of Chinese tourists line up to see the "Five Years on Exhibit", meant to showcase - in a very positive light - the exploits of the Communist Party in the first five years of President Xi Jinping's leadership. ...

Is China's debt driving it to a financial crisis?

CHINA'S debt pile has long been on economists' radar with risks ranging from a full-blown financial crisis and a crash of the real-estate market to stagnant long-term growth...
COMMENTARY

China's SOE reform in slow lane as Party keeps its hands on the wheel

WHEN China announced with resolution that it was reforming its state-owned enterprises (SOEs) more than four years ago, many were hoping the government would finally address the sensitive issues of their vested interests, inefficiency and cheap miss-allocated credit by banks that had been weighing...

China relaxes capital controls as pressure eases on yuan

THE recent relaxation on renminbi capital controls will add more uncertainty to the exchange rate but analysts say the currency is unlikely to see any major fluctuations.

China's factory growth rises, but services growth slows

CHINA'S manufacturing sector remained strong in August despite the central bank's recent cutback of expansionary monetary policies, on the back of strong domestic and foreign demand...

China's growth slows in July but sharp downturn unlikely

CHINA posted slower-than-expected factory output and retail sales growth in July as government efforts to deleverage and rein in the property market since the beginning of the year gradually fed into the real economy.

China manufacturing sector sees slower growth

GROWTH of China's manufacturing sector slowed in July as foreign demand contracted and regulatory clampdown on financial risks began to feed into the economy...

China GDP beats expectations with Q2 growth at 6.9 per cent

CHINA'S second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) beat expectations on the back of a strong manufacturing sector and healthy domestic consumption, despite a government crackdown on the real-estate sector and monetary tightening by the central bank...

China June trade remains strong

CHINA trade exceeded expectations in June led by strong demand for Chinese goods overseas and pointing to stable growth conditions into the second half of the year.

China's June PMI grows at fastest pace in 3 months

CHINA'S manufacturing activity in June outpaced expectations, momentarily dissipating analyst fears that the growth of the Chinese economy is slowing...