CHINA'S economy grew 6.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, slightly faster than expected, buoyed by strong consumer demand and surprisingly robust property investment despite continued...

CHINA'S economy slowed slightly in the first quarter as the government battles debt and financial risk, with US trade frictions threatening to further hobble growth, analysts surveyed by AFP...

[BEIJING] China's March exports unexpected fell 2.7 per cent from a year earlier, the first drop since February last year, while imports grew 14.4 per cent, more than expected, customs data...

[BEIJING] Growth in China's manufacturing sector picked up more than expected in March as authorities lifted winter pollution restrictions and steel mills cranked up production as construction...

[BEIJING] China wants to share its development opportunities with other countries, but protectionism will mean closing the door into China, the country's top diplomat said, amid a festering...

[BEIJING] Profits for China's industrial firms picked up pace in the first two months of the year from December, but still fell short of average growth seen in the whole of 2017, backing...

[BEIJING] China should focus less on rapid economic growth and more on the quality of its economy, given the dangers from already accumulating financial risks, a senior Chinese Communist Party...

[BEIJING] China's factory inflation slowed for a fourth month while the consumer price index jumped as consumers travelled home to feast with family and friends for the Chinese New Year holiday...

[BEIJING] China set a 2018 growth target of around 6.5 per cent, omitting an intention to hit a faster pace if possible, as leaders intensify their push to ensure financial stability.

CHINA'S producer and consumer inflation eased as expected in January, even as global stock markets nosedive on fears that price pressures are slowly building in the US and Europe...