[BEIJING] China's economic performance in the second quarter of this year is expected to be much better than in the first, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

[BEIJING] China's economy contracted for the first time in nearly three decades last quarter as drastic measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic brought activity to a standstill, official data...

[BEIJING] China's economy contracted for the first time in around three decades in the first quarter as the coronavirus crisis brought the country to a standstill, according to an AFP poll of...

[HONG KONG] Some of Asia's biggest economies are likely to narrowly avoid recession this year and are poised to bounce back strongly in 2021 if the coronavirus is contained, the IMF forecast...

[BEIJING] China's trade showed some signs of recovery in March as domestic demand returns to normal, but difficulties facing foreign trade cannot be underestimated, the customs said on Tuesday....

[BEIJING] Profits at China's industrial firms slumped in the first two months of the year to their lowest in at least a decade, with the mining, manufacturing and power sectors all seeing sharp...

[BEIJING] China's state planner on Friday announced guidelines to boost residents' property income and improve consumer market supply, in an effort to promote consumption as the coronavirus crisis...

[BEIJING] China's producer prices in February fell 0.4 per cent from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday, swinging back into deflationary territory as the coronavirus outbreak hit...

[SHANGHAI] China's central bank kept short-term borrowing costs steady on Wednesday, shrugging off the US Federal Reserve's emergency policy rate cut overnight.

[SHANGHAI] China cut the benchmark lending rate on Thursday, as widely expected, as the authorities move to lower financing costs for businesses and support an economy jolted by a severe...