[SHANGHAI] China may set an economic growth target for this year of between 6 per cent and 6.5 per cent, lower than for 2018, the official China Daily newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed...

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THE other day, I issued a warning about the Chinese economy. It is, I wrote, "emerging as a danger spot in a world economy that really, really doesn't need this right now". ...

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EVEN as Asia wakes up Wednesday morning to news on the outcome of the momentous vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal - and potentially the fate of the UK government -...

[BEIJING] China's global trade volume rose last year but its surplus fell again, as its imports outpaced its exports, official data released Monday showed...

[BEIJING] Profits at China's industrial firms fell 1.8 per cent to 594.8 billion yuan (S$118.5 billion) in November from a year earlier, the first contraction since Dec 2015, and compared with a...

[BEIJING] China celebrates on Tuesday the 40th anniversary of its transformative "reform and opening up" policy, which turned the world's most populous country into an economic...

[BEIJING] China's factory activity grew slightly in November, a private survey showed, though new export orders extended their decline in a further blow to the sector already hurt by the Sino-US...

[BEIJING] China's industrial output grew 5.9 per cent in October from a year earlier and fixed-asset investment rose 5.7 per cent in the first 10 months, both above forecasts, but retail sales...

[BEIJING] China's factory-gate inflation slowed for the fourth month in October amid cooling domestic demand for raw materials and ebbing manufacturing activity, underscoring rising economic...

[BEIJING] China's October exports rose 15.6 per cent from a year earlier, while imports expanded 21.4 per cent, both handily beating analysts' expectations, official data showed on Thursday...

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