Business / Macro

Net FDI into Chinese financial organs hit $1.9b

[2014-11-18 09:38]

China's financial institutions received 11.68 billion yuan of net direct investment from overseas investors in the third quarter.

China's power consumption accelerates in Oct

[2014-11-17 10:57]

China's electricity consumption, an important indicator of economic activity, slightly recovered in October in a sign of an improving economic climate.

China's new yuan lending hits 548.3b yuan in Oct

[2014-11-14 17:44]

As new loans were lower than expected, the pressure for monetary policy easing has increased significantly, said Bob Liu, analyst at the China International Capital Corp.

China Oct data shows economy cooling further

[2014-11-13 15:15]

China's economy lost further momentum in October, with factory growth dipping and investment growth hitting a near 13-year low.

China retail sales up 12% in first ten months

[2014-11-13 14:44]

China's consumer spending continued to cool as growth in retail sales retreated for a fifth straight month in October, official data showed on Thursday.

China's industrial output slows to 7.7% in Oct

[2014-11-13 14:00]

China's industrial output grew 7.7 percent year on year in October, down from the 8-percent increase in September, official data showed on Thursday.

China Jan-Oct fixed asset investment up 15.9%

[2014-11-13 13:58]

China's urban fixed asset investment rose 15.9 percent from one year earlier to 40.62 trillion yuan ($6.62 trillion) in the first 10 months of 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.

China's exports rise 11.6% in Oct

[2014-11-08 10:23]

China's exports showed an 11.6 percent increase year on year to $206.87 billion in October, customs data showed on Saturday. Imports stood at $161.46 billion, up 4.6 percent, the data showed.

China service sector activity continues to retreat

[2014-11-05 15:41]

The HSBC/Markit China Services Business Activity Index, which provides a snapshot of operating conditions in the sector, was posted at 52.9, down from 53.5 in September and 54.1 in August.

China's October PPI down 2.2%

[2014-11-10 09:57]

China's producer price index (PPI), which measures inflation at wholesale level, dropped 2.2 percent year on year in October, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday.

China's inflation up 1.6% in October

[2014-11-10 09:57]

China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, grew 1.6 percent year on year in October, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.

China official service PMI falls to 9-month low

[2014-11-03 13:35]

Activity in China's service sectors continued to moderate in October, with the purchasing managers' index (PMI) for non-manufacturing sector sliding to its lowest print since January.

China's September industrial profits up 0.4%

[2014-10-28 11:31]

Profits of Chinese industrial businesses hit 563.39 billion yuan ($92.36 billion) in September, up 0.4 percent year on year, official data showed on Tuesday.

China service trade deficit expands in September

[2014-10-24 09:28]

China continued to see a bigger deficit in foreign service trade in September, the latest data from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) showed.

China's manufacturing activity at three-month high in Oct

[2014-10-23 10:53]

Chinese manufacturers continued to see operating conditions improve in October, as a key index measuring factory activity rose to three-month high.

ODI 'on track for steady growth'

[2014-10-23 05:01]

China's outbound direct investment is expected to grow 10 percent annually over the next five years as demand for industrial products and infrastructure surges in developed and developing markets.

Growth in China retail sales continues to ease

[2014-10-21 13:56]

Growth in China's consumer spending continued to cool in September as the country's third-quarter growth was the slowest since the global financial crisis.

China Jan-Sept fixed asset investment rises 16.1%

[2014-10-21 13:54]

China's urban fixed asset investment grew 16.1 percent year on year to 35.78 trillion yuan ($5.8 trillion) in the first nine months of 2014.

China's industrial production grows 8.5% in first three quarters

[2014-10-21 11:11]

China's industrial production growth decelerated to 8.5 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters, down 0.3 percentage points from that of the first half.

China's GDP expands 7.3% in Q3

[2014-10-21 10:19]

China's gross domestic product expanded 7.3 percent from a year ago in the third quarter of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics announced Tuesday.