Business / Macro

China's manufacturing activity at six-month high: HSBC

[2013-09-23 13:20]

The HSBC Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index for September rose to 51.2, the highest level since April and up from 50.1 in August.

Chinese German investment 'will remain robust'

[2013-09-24 06:40]

Chinese investment in Germany will maintain its robust momentum in the near future while auto parts manufacturing is likely to become an emerging sector under more M&A.

Flash PMI data point to growth

[2013-09-24 06:40]

Activity in China's manufacturing sector hit a six-month high in September as new orders rebounded, a non-official survey showed on Monday.

HK's unemployment rate in June, August retains steady at 3.3%

[2013-09-18 09:15]

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stayed at 3.3 percent for June and August, Hong Kong's Census & Statistics Department said Tuesday.

July export volume up 8.8% in HK

[2013-09-18 09:14]

The volume of total exports of goods increased by 8.8 percent for July over a year earlier, while the volume of imports of goods increased by 8.5 percent.

China's August FDI growth slows

[2013-09-17 11:26]

China attracted $8.38 billion in Foreign Direct Investment in August, up 0.62 percent year-on-year, data from the Ministry of Commerce showed Tuesday.

China's FDI inflow continues to increase

[2013-09-17 10:52]

Foreign direct investment in China maintained its upward momentum in August as it rose 0.62 percent from a year earlier to $8.38 billion.

Exporters to face more trade friction

[2013-09-17 07:24]

Chinese exporters will continue to face increasing trade frictions amid escalating trade protectionism moves and an uncertain economic recovery.

China's fiscal revenue rises 9.2% in Aug

[2013-09-11 11:39]

China's fiscal revenue climbed 9.2 percent year-on-year in August to 858.8 billion yuan ($138.52 billion), the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday.

Jobs outlook positive across entire nation

[2013-09-10 23:41]

Chinese employers forecast modest hiring trends in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the newly released Employment Outlook Survey from ManpowerGroup.

China's August retail sales up 13.4%

[2013-09-10 14:06]

Retail sales in China rose 13.4 percent in August from a year earlier, slightly accelerating from the 13.2-percent increase in July.

Total outward investment rises 17.6% in 2012

[2013-09-09 14:51]

China's net foreign direct investment increased 17.6 percent year-on-year in 2012 to $87.8 billion.

Moderate price increases show economy on right track

[2013-09-09 14:33]

A moderate monthly increase in consumer and factory-gate prices in August indicated a stable economic rebound, economists said.

Exports expand in Aug

[2013-09-09 08:44]

Exports jumped in August by 7.2 percent from a year earlier to $190.73 billion, compared with 5.1 percent growth in July, according to data released on Sunday.

China's August PPI down 1.6 percent

[2013-09-09 10:10]

China's producer price index fell 1.6 percent in August from the same month last year, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.

China's inflation slows to 2.6% in August

[2013-09-09 10:00]

China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, slows to 2.6 percent year-on- year in August, down from 2.7 percent in July.
China's August PPI down 1.6%
China's foreign trade up 7.1% in August
Moderate price rises show economy on right track

Sevice PMI hits five-month high in Aug

[2013-09-04 15:13]

China's service Purchasing Managers' Index rose to a five-month high of 52.8 in August, compared with 51.3 in July, HSBC reported on Wednesday.

OECD sees growth on upswing

[2013-09-04 08:49]

China's economic growth is expected to pick up to 8 percent by the fourth quarter after a slowdown in the first half of 2013.

China's non-manufacturing PMI drops

[2013-09-03 15:31]

The Purchasing Managers' Index was at 53.9, down from 54.1 in July, the official data showed on Tuesday.

Manufacturing index shows upturn

[2013-09-02 13:48]

China's manufacturing sector ended a three-month decline in August with the PMI rising to 50.1 from an 11-month low of 47.7 in July, according to HSBC Holdings on Monday.