Business / Macro

China's power consumption slows again in July

[2014-08-15 08:20]

China's power consumption slowed sharply in July, adding to signs the world's second-largest economy may be losing steam.

China's service sector activity stagnates: HSBC

[2014-08-05 14:34]

The HSBC/Markit China Services Business Activity Index, which provides a snapshot of operating conditions in the sector, posted at the no-change mark of 50.0 in July.

China's non-manufacturing PMI retreats in July

[2014-08-04 09:25]

Business activity in China's non-manufacturing sector slightly slowed in July, an official monthly survey showed on Sunday.

China's factories spring to life as global trade reawakens

[2014-08-01 17:28]

July PMI figures added to evidence that Beijing's stimulus measures were gaining traction in the world's second-largest economy.

China's July PMI rises to 2-yr peak at 51.7

[2014-08-01 09:20]

Growth in China's manufacturing sector accelerated to 51.7, the highest level in more than two years in July.

China's property investment continues to slow

[2014-08-13 14:15]

The growth of China's real estate investment continued to slow in July, latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed on Wednesday.

China's fixed asset investment rises 17% in July

[2014-08-13 14:08]

China's fixed asset investment rose 17 percent year on year to 25.9 trillion yuan ($4.2 trillion) in the first seven months of 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

China's July industrial output up 9%

[2014-08-13 14:03]

China's value-added industrial output expanded 9 percent year on year in July, 0.2 percentage point slower than that of June.

China's retail sales up 12.2% in July

[2014-08-13 14:01]

China's retail sales grew 12.2 percent year on year to 2.08 trillion yuan ($338.2 billion) in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.

China's new yuan loans down in July

[2014-08-13 11:11]

China's new yuan-denominated lending stood at 385.2 billion yuan ($62.6 billion) in July, down by 314.5 billion yuan from a year earlier, the central bank said in a statement.

China fiscal revenue slows sharply in July

[2014-08-12 09:40]

China's fiscal revenue rose 6.9 percent year on year to 1.27 trillion yuan ($206.5 billion) in July, slowing from the 8.8-percent rise seen in June, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday.

China's inflation rate unchanged in July

[2014-08-09 10:14]

The consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.3 percent year-on-year in July, in the same pace as with one month earlier.

China's July PPI down 0.9%

[2014-08-09 10:13]

China's producer price index, which measures inflation at wholesale level, dropped 0.9 percent year on year in July.

PMI rise signals success of govt support policies

[2014-08-02 08:11]

The Chinese economy may have touched bottom last month as manufacturing activity reached a nearly two-year high, suggesting that government support policies are having the desired impact.

China July official PMI seen hitting eight-month high

[2014-07-31 15:09]

Activity in China's vast factory sector likely expanded at the fastest pace in eight months in July, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.

Infographic: China's economic performance in H1, 2014

[2014-07-31 10:44]

China's economy grew 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2014. Growth in the second quarter stood at 7.5 percent, picking up from the 7.4 percent expansion in the first quarter.

Net profits of China's SOEs up 4.4%

[2014-07-29 09:26]

Net profits of China's state-owned enterprises hit 1.9 trillion yuan in 2013, up 4.4 percent year on year.

China's trade in services up 15% in first half

[2014-07-29 09:08]

China's trade in services expanded 15.3% year on year in the first half of this year to $285 billion.

China's major SOEs report assets growth

[2014-07-28 20:38]

China's State-owned enterprises administered by the central authority posted growth in assets, revenue and profits in 2013.

China's H1 industrial profits up 11.4%

[2014-07-28 20:38]

Rising sales and dropping costs of industrial firms in June and the low base in the same period last year all contributed to the high growth.