Listed firms on the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses seeking to suspend trading over important asset reorganization should finish the process within a time frame of no longer than three months.
China said it will safeguard the interests of its steel producers by appealing to the World Trade Organization after the US launched an investigation of Chinese companies for alleged price-fixing.
More types of investment vehicles, including private equity and hedge funds, and venture capital firms, are to be allowed to conduct market-making business on the over-the-counter share trading market.
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Profit growth at China's major industrial firms slowed sharply in April, adding to concerns about growing downward pressure on the economy.
Cosmetics giant Estee Lauder Inc is pushing into smaller cities in China, as it continues to invest heavily in the Chinese market despite a softening economy, the company's CEO said.
Officials in Tianjin said they expect high-end, modern manufacturing to account for 70 percent of output at the city's flagship industrial region, the Tianjin Binhai New Area, by 2020.
Despite the challenges posed by the limits of current battery technology, Chinese carmakers remain persistent in exploring ways to expand their businesses into the fast-growing new-energy vehicle market.
Plans have been unveiled for a groundbreaking virtual-reality theme park where visitors can find themselves immersed in a world living with aliens, riding UFOs and fighting dragons.