Business / Macro

China's PMI sees hefty rebound in Aug

[2013-09-02 08:43]

China's manufacturing sector saw a strong recovery in August, offering further signs that the country is moving out of the shadows of a protracted slowdown.

Long-term loan surge points to stabilizing economy

[2013-08-30 14:01]

The Chinese economy is showing signs of stabilizing as demand for medium and long-term loans soar and falling wholesale prices ease.

China August PMI seen hitting three-month high

[2013-08-27 16:39]

The median forecast of 12 economists polled by Reuters showed China's official manufacturing managers' index in August may have risen to 50.6.
China's industrial profits rise 11.6% in July

Rising demand offers export optimism

[2013-08-23 16:00]

China's import and export growth is expected to stabilize in the second half of 2013, Shen Danyang, spokesman for Ministry of Commerce said.

China's ODI hits $50.6b,up by 20%

[2013-08-23 11:18]

China's outbound direct investment in the non-financial sector gained by 20 percent year-on-year to $50.6 billion during the first seven months of the year.

FDI surges 24% in July

[2013-08-23 10:48]

Foreign direct investment in China surged 24.13 percent from a year earlier to $9.41 billion in July, the largest expansion since March 2011.
China's ODI hits $50.6b, up by 20%

China commits highest FDI in 2012-13: Nepal

[2013-08-21 09:58]

Investors from China have committed a largest sum of foreign direct investment in Nepal, a recently released data by the Nepal government showed.

Japan exports to China at lowest in four years

[2013-08-16 07:48]

Japanese exports to China in the first half of this year decreased to the lowest level in four years amid strained ties between the top two economies in Asia as well as China's economic slowdown.

China's July power consumption rises 8.8%

[2013-08-14 16:59]

Electricity consumption in China, a common indicator of economic activity, rose 8.8 percent year-on-year to 495 terawatt-hours in July.

Inflation stable at 2.7%

[2013-08-09 15:06]

Inflation stabilized and factory-gate prices decreased slower in July, according to leading indexes.

China's PPI continues to drop in July

[2013-08-09 10:01]

China's producer price index (PPI) fell 2.3 percent year-on-year in July, indicating weak market demand amid a protracted economic slowdown.

China's inflation rises 2.7% in July

[2013-08-09 09:57]

China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.7 percent year on year in July, staying flat from the figure for June.
PPI fell 2.3%
China's industrial output growth picks up in July
China's July retail sales rise 13.2%
China's fixed-asset investment up 20.1%

China's exports improve in July

[2013-08-08 15:16]

China's exports went up 5.1 percent year-on-year to $185.99 billion in July, recovering from a tumble in June. Imports also rebounded, gaining 10.9 percent.
Exports, spending 'to ebb'
Sino-US trade gap narrows

China's foreign trade improves in July

[2013-08-08 13:20]

China's foreign trade grew 7.8 percent year-on-year in July, gradually recovering from June's unexpected tumble, latest data showed Thursday.demand.
Exports, spending 'to ebb'
Sino-US trade gap narrows

China's July inflation forecast at 2.8%

[2013-08-08 08:53]

China's consumer price index (CPI) is likely to grow 2.8 percent in July from a year earlier, slightly up from the 2.7 percent growth seen in June.

July non-manufacturing PMI rises to 54.1%

[2013-08-03 10:54]

The purchasing managers index (PMI) for China's non-manufacturing sector stood at 54.1 percent in July, up from 53.9 percent for June.

HSBC PMI: Business conditions worsen in July

[2013-08-02 10:09]

After adjusting for seasonal factors, the HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) posted an eleven-month low of 47.7 in July, down from 48.2 in June.

Key manufacturing gauge rises in July

[2013-08-01 17:24]

A key gauge of manufacturing rose, according to data from the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing.

July manufacturing PMI rises to 50.3

[2013-08-01 09:32]

China's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector rose slightly to 50.3 percent in July from 50.1 percent in June.
Big firms pick up, smaller ones struggle

HK-mainland trade breaks $200b in H1

[2013-07-31 10:40]

The Chinese mainland's trade with Hong Kong totaled $206.65 billion in the first half of the year, surging 40.2 percent year on year.