Business / Macro

PMI shows emphasis shifting

[2014-09-04 07:35]

Figures from the service sector's performance last month have provided further evidence that the economy is rebalancing along the lines that national planners intend, analysts said.

Mergers and acquisitions expanding across the nation's technology sector

[2014-09-02 07:20]

Data from Dealogic show that acquisitions led by Chinese technology firms reached $25.6 billion by last Tuesday, compared with $9.3 billion during the same period last year.

Factory slowdown signals further weakness

[2014-09-02 07:20]

China's manufacturing sector slowed more than estimated in August, suggesting the economy is losing momentum.

Manufacturing activity moderates, prompting more support policies

[2014-09-01 14:18]

Growth in China's manufacturing sector moderated slightly in August, a sign of subdued momentum in the country's economic recovery.

China's final HSBC PMI falls to three-month low in August

[2014-09-01 13:42]

The final HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) retreated to 50.2 in August, roughly in line with a preliminary reading of 50.3.

China August PMI eases to 51.1

[2014-09-01 10:32]

Growth in China's manufacturing sector slightly moderated in August, a sign of subdued momentum in the economic recovery, new data showed Monday.

China's industrial profit up 13% in July

[2014-08-28 15:34]

China's industrial profit in July grew by 13.5 percent over a year to 482.3 billion yuan ($78.51 billion), 4.4 percentage point lower than that of June.

China's industrial profits improve in Jan-July

[2014-08-28 10:35]

Chinese industrial businesses saw faster growth in profits in the first seven months this year, with a year-on-year increase of 11.7 percent during the period.

China 2013 outbound investment hits record high

[2014-09-10 09:58]

China's outbound direct investment reached a record high of $108 billion in 2013, making it the world's third largest investor for the second year.

China's exports expand 9.4% in August

[2014-09-08 11:09]

China's exports in August rose 9.4 percent year-on-year to $208.5 billion, with monthly trade surplus reaching an all-time high of $49.8 billion.

Provincial GDP again surpasses national data

[2014-09-04 14:39]

For the 10th consecutive year, the figures released by local officials do not match the numbers calculated by the China's central government.

China's service sector activity rebounds to 17-month high: HSBC

[2014-09-03 16:55]

China's service sector activity rallied significantly in August from the previous month, expanding at the fastest rate since March 2013.

China's non-manufacturing PMI rebounds in August

[2014-09-03 10:00]

The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's non-manufacturing sector climbing to 54.4, official data said on Wednesday.

China's service trade deficit grows

[2014-08-22 10:06]

China's deficit from trade in services expanded in July to $15.3 billion, its greatest level in 2014, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said on Thursday.

China's manufacturing activity at three-month low: HSBC

[2014-08-21 11:26]

The HSBC/Markit China flash manufacturing PMI for August dipped to 50.3 from a final reading of 51.7 in July, making the lowest rate in three months.

China spends more on social security

[2014-08-21 09:21]

China's government spending on social security and employment rose 12.6 percent in the January-July period from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance (MOF) data showed on Wednesday.

Profits at Chinese State firms accelerate

[2014-08-20 14:23]

China's State-owned enterprises saw faster profit growth in the first seven months of 2014 as the economy showed more signs of stabilizing.

China's FDI inflows falter again in July

[2014-08-18 10:50]

Foreign direct investment into the Chinese mainland fell sharply again in July, slumping 16.95 percent from a year earlier to $7.81 billion.

Inbound M&A deal value hits new high

[2014-08-27 08:20]

Foreign inbound mergers and acquisitions in China soared in terms of value, clinching deals worth $12.5 billion during the first six months of the year.

Commerce Ministry: Foreign trade growth needs more support

[2014-08-19 08:26]

China's economic data for July suggests foreign trade activity is recovering, but still faces pressure to meet the annual foreign trade target.