Business / Macro

China's April services growth quickens slightly

[2014-05-04 10:02]

Growth in China's services sector accelerated slightly in April as new orders held steady, an official survey showed.

China's manufacturing growth rises in April

[2014-05-01 09:57]

China's manufacturing growth continued to rise in April, fresh evidence of better performance in the manufacturing sector.

Net capital Q1 inflows 'positive'

[2014-04-25 06:57]

China had net capital inflows throughout the first quarter, although the surplus narrowed each month during the period.

Jobless rate 5.17% in march, survey says

[2014-04-24 07:20]

China's polled unemployment rate in March was 5.17 percent, slightly lower than in February, said Li Pumin, secretary-general of the National Development and Reform Commission.

China's manufacturing still weakening, but at slower pace

[2014-04-23 15:47]

China's manufacturing activity continued to contract in April, but at a slower pace, according to HSBC's preliminary purchasing managers' index (PMI) released on Wednesday.

March FDI in China falls 1.47% year-on-year

[2014-04-18 07:21]

Foreign direct investment in China fell in March, the first year-on-year contraction since January 2013, but officials and experts said monthly fluctuations do not reflect long-term trends.

Economic growth higher than expected in Q1

[2014-04-16 13:56]

China's economy grew by a better-than-expected 7.4 percent in the first quarter of 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.

China's industrial SMEs see steady growth

[2014-04-12 17:38]

China's small and medium-sized industrial companies showed resilience to economic slowdown, with double-digit growth in both revenue and profits last year, official figures showed on Saturday.

Private investment up by 13.3% in 2013

[2014-04-17 07:20]

The total value of private Chinese invested capital reached 9.41 trillion yuan ($1.52 trillion) last year, an annual growth rate of 13.3 percent, a wealth management survey found.

China's FDI inflow down 1.47% in March

[2014-04-17 10:30]

Foreign direct investment into the Chinese mainland went down 1.47 percent year on year to $12.24 billion min March, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

China's industrial production picks up in March

[2014-04-16 15:32]

China's industrial value added expanded by 8.8 percent in March from an average growth of 8.6 percent in the Jan-Feb period.

Chinese incomes continue surging in Q1

[2014-04-16 14:40]

The average incomes of China's urban and rural residents continued to rise in the first quarter of 2014, revealed the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday.

China's Q1 retail sales up 12%

[2014-04-16 12:47]

China's retail sales grew 12 percent year on year to 6.21 trillion yuan ($1.01 trillion) in the first quarter of 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Wednesday.

China's business climate index rises in Q1

[2014-04-16 11:29]

China's business climate index, a major gauge of the country's macroeconomic outlook, rose in the first quarter.

China's Q1 industrial value added up 8.7%

[2014-04-16 11:14]

China's industrial value added expanded 8.7 percent year on year in the first quarter, official figures showed on Wednesday.

China's Q1 fixed-asset investment up 17.6%

[2014-04-16 10:40]

China's urban fixed asset investment rose 17.6 percent year on year to 6.8322 trillion yuan ($1.11 trillion) in the first quarter of 2014.

China's first quarter GDP grows 7.4%

[2014-04-16 10:19]

Figure suggests growth, which has exceeded market estimate of 7.3%, is stable, and marks a nice beginning for 2014, according to the NBS.

China's power consumption rises 5.4% in Q1

[2014-04-16 09:06]

China's power consumption rose 5.4 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday.

Slowdown curbs Q1 lending activity

[2014-04-16 07:06]

Money supply growth decelerated further in March amid a reform-induced economic slowdown, according to figures released on Tuesday.

China's March PPI down 2.3%

[2014-04-11 10:14]

China's producer price index contracted 2.3 percent year-on-year in March.