Business / Macro

China's Dec inflation rises to 2.5%

[2013-01-11 10:14]

China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.5 percent year-on-year in December, said the National Bureau of Statistics.

China's Dec trade surplus rises to $32b

[2013-01-11 11:16]

In December alone, the value of Chinese exports gained 14.1 percent from one year earlier, up from November's unexpectedly-weak 2.9 percent rise. The value of imports rose 6 percent year-on-year last month, improving from November when there was no growth.

New yuan loans down for 3rd month

[2013-01-11 10:44]

Chinese lenders extended fewer new yuan loans for the third month in a row in December as non-bank financing continued to become more common, according to central bank data released on Thursday.

China's Dec PMI flat at 50.6%

[2013-01-01 10:17]

China's Purchasing Managers' Index for manufacturing sector remained at 50.6 percent in December, flat with the November level.

Fiscal revenues rise 21.9% in Nov

[2012-12-11 11:52]

China's fiscal revenues grew 21.9 percent year-on-year to 787.1 billion yuan ($125.12 billion) in November, the Ministry of Finance said Tuesday.

Nov new loans reach 523b yuan

[2012-12-11 11:51]

China's new yuan-denominated lending reached 522.9 billion yuan ($83 billion) in November, down 40 billion yuan year-on-year.

Nov exports up 2.9%, imports unchanged

[2012-12-10 11:09]

China's exports rose 2.9 percent from one year earlier in November while imports staying unchanged compared with one year ago.

China's inflation shows slight rise in Nov

[2012-12-10 07:09]

The Consumer Price Index, a key inflation measure, rose to 2 percent in November from a year ago, the first increase in the index since August.

China's Nov PPI drops 2.2%

[2012-12-10 09:35]

China's producer price index, which measures inflation at the wholesale level, fell 2.2 percent year on year in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said Sunday.

Retail sales up 14.2% in first 11 months

[2012-12-10 09:32]

Retail sales in China grew 14.2 percent year-on-year to 18.68 trillion yuan ($2.97 trillion) in the first 11 months of the year.

Fixed-asset investment up 20.7% in Nov

[2012-12-10 09:21]

China's fixed asset investment rose 20.7 percent year on year to 32.62 trillion yuan ($5.18 trillion) in the first 11 months of 2012.

Nov industrial output rises 10.1%

[2012-12-10 09:19]

China's value-added industrial output rose 10.1 percent year on year in November, picking up from 9.6 percent in October, the National Bureau of Statistics announced Sunday.

Industry growth brightens outlook

[2012-12-02 07:55]

China's manufacturing picked up for the third straight month in November, official data showed, pointing to further recovery of China's economy.

December boost for manufacturers

[2013-01-02 00:47]

China's manufacturing business recovery maintained a steady pace in December, further consolidating a solid base for the economic recovery.

China to give Armenia 70m yuan in aid

[2012-12-29 14:32]

China agreed Friday to give Armenia a grant of 70 million yuan ($11.2 million) as part of an economic and technical partnership agreement.

China's foreign financial assets hit $5t

[2012-12-29 11:09]

China's total foreign financial assets reached $5.04 trillion by the end of September, according to the State Administration of Foreign Exchange.

China spends 430b yuan on water conservation

[2012-12-28 17:18]

China spent 430.3 billion yuan ($68.3 billion) on improving water utilities in 2012, a record total, an official said Friday.

China welfare lottery sales hit $24b

[2013-01-07 09:44]

China's welfare lottery sales hit a record 151.03 billion yuan ($24.08 billion) in 2012, up 18 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.

Chinese M&As surge 37% in 2012

[2013-01-06 17:21]

Mergers and acquisitions by Chinese enterprises surged 37 percent year on year in 2012 in terms of their disclosed transaction value.

Beijing intl airport's passenger volume up 4.2%

[2013-01-05 16:59]

Beijing Capital International Airport said Saturday that it remained the world's second-busiest airport in 2012 in terms of passenger throughput.