Business / Macro

33% provinces post slower growth than national level

[2015-04-29 14:45]

Heilongjiang, Jilin and Liaoning provinces in Northeast China are among the regions below the national level, with Liaoning at the bottom.

China's industrial profits down 0.4% in March

[2015-04-27 11:28]

Profits of Chinese industrial businesses dipped 0.4 percent year on year to 508.6 billion yuan in March.

China April manufacturing activity drops to year low

[2015-04-23 13:30]

Manufacturing activity in April fell to a 12 month low at 49.2, according to HSBC's preliminary purchasing managers' index released on Thursday.

China's Q1 bond issuance hits 3t yuan

[2015-04-21 09:26]

The total value of yuan-denominated bonds issued in China in the first quarter of the year reached 3 trillion yuan, up 39 percent from a year earlier.

China's Q1 tax revenue up 3.4%

[2015-04-21 09:25]

China collected 2.71 trillion yuan in taxes in the first quarter of this year, up 3.4 percent year on year.

China home prices fall in March

[2015-04-18 13:42]

China's real estate market remained weak with new home prices in March registering month-on-month declines in most of surveyed cities.

China's PMI eases past 50 in March

[2015-04-01 10:04]

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI), a key measure of factory activity in China, posted at 50.1 in March, up from 49.9 in February.

Factory gauge drops to new low

[2015-04-24 08:17]

A Chinese manufacturing gauge fell to a 12-month low in April, suggesting government efforts to cushion a slowdown are yet to revive the nation's factories.

China April flash HSBC PMI contracts to one-year low

[2015-04-23 13:52]

China's flash HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 49.2 in April despite increasingly aggressive policy easing by the central bank.

China fiscal revenue rises 5.8% in March

[2015-04-17 09:08]

China's fiscal revenue rose 5.8 percent year on year to reach 1.07 trillion yuan in March.

China's Q1 power consumption up 0.8%

[2015-04-16 13:51]

The growth of China'a total power use slowed in the first quarter, the latest sign of feeble economic momentum amid downward pressure.

China's Q1 FDI jumps 11.3%

[2015-04-16 10:30]

Foreign direct investment on the Chinese mainland jumped 11.3 percent year on year in the first three months of 2015, settling at $34.88 billion.

Chinese household income continues to grow in Q1

[2015-04-15 14:25]

The average per capita income of Chinese households continued to rise in the first quarter of the year.

China's fixed asset investment up 13.5%

[2015-04-15 13:24]

China's fixed asset investment rose 13.5 percent from a year earlier to 7.75 trillion yuan in the first quarter of 2015.

China's property investment up 8.5% in Q1

[2015-04-15 10:57]

Investment in China's property sector rose 8.5 percent year on year to 1.67 trillion yuan in the first three months of 2015.

China Q1 retail sales up 10.6%

[2015-04-15 10:37]

China's retail sales rose 10.6 percent year on year to 7.07 trillion yuan in the first three months.

China's Q1 industrial output up 6.4%

[2015-04-15 10:36]

output in China grew 6.4 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2015, down from 8.7 percent growth a year ago.

China's growth slows to 7% in Q1

[2015-04-15 10:19]

China's economic growth slowed to a six-year low of 7 percent in the first quarter this year, down from 7.3 percent in the last quarter of 2014.

China Q1 foreign trade dips 6%

[2015-04-13 11:06]

China's foreign trade remained anaemic in the first quarter of 2015, with exports registering a big slump in March following signs of improvement.

China's producer prices continue to slide in March

[2015-04-10 10:10]

China's producer price index slid 4.6 percent in March, compared with a 4.8 percent decline for February.