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China's inflation rises 2.7% in July

[2013-08-09 09:57]

China's consumer price index grew 2.7% year on year in July, same as the figure for June.

Beijing sees decline in tourists

[2013-07-31 14:08]

Beijing attracted 2.14 million tourists during the first six months of this year, a 14.3 percent decrease year-on-year.

CMOC buys stake in Rio Tinto gold, copper mine

[2013-07-30 10:10]

the amount China spent to complete 147 mining acquisitions in 2012.

7.75% growth possible for 2013: IMF

[2013-07-18 02:03]

Growth of 7.75 percent in China's gross domestic product this year is possible, according to IMF.

China's Q2 GDP growth slows to 7.5%

[2013-07-15 10:24]

China's gross domestic product growth slowed to 7.5 percent in the second quarter, down from 7.7 percent in the first quarter.

IT push aims to boost domestic demand

[2013-07-13 08:24]

Number of mobile phones in China, the world's largest.

China's June PPI down 2.7%

[2013-07-09 09:53]

China's producer price index fell to 2.7 percent year on year in June.

China's inflation grows 2.7% in June

[2013-07-09 09:51]

China's consumer price index grew 2.7 percent year on year in June, up from 2.1 percent.

China's central govt agencies to cut spending by 5%

[2013-07-08 09:09]

The Ministry of Finance has issued a circular ordering China's central government agencies to cut their general expenditures in 2013 by 5%.

China's non-manufacturing PMI drops to 53.9 in June

[2013-07-03 10:16]

The purchasing managers index for China's non-manufacturing sector stood at 53.9 percent in June, down from 54.3 percent for May.

China's June manufacturing PMI falls to 50.1

[2013-07-01 09:49]

China's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector fell to 50.1 percent in June from 50.8% in May.

Stock losses limited by late flood of buy orders

[2013-06-26 07:40]

The amount benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has lost this month.

Conference sector continues to suffer

[2013-06-25 07:42]

China's hospitality businesses have suffered from a sharp drop in revenues, with conference-related activity most seriously affected.

Equities sink 5.3% to fresh 2013 low

[2013-06-25 07:41]

Chinese stocks sank more than 5 percent to a fresh 2013 low as investors concluded the government would not boost the market.

Problems still hindering growth of film industry

[2013-06-18 07:23]

the amount of China's combined box office revenues in 2012, a 36% increase.

Two new funds to boost trade with Africa

[2013-06-13 03:00]

the amount of direct investment from China in Africa last year.

Chinese cities show up on the global radar

[2013-06-06 06:18]

cities with populations of more than 1 million, China's metropolitan regions accounted for 78 percent of its GDP in 2010.

China's May manufacturing PMI rises to 50.8

[2013-06-01 10:32]

China's Purchasing Managers' Index for the manufacturing sector rose to 50.8 percent in May from 50.6 percent in April.

Shuanghui acquires world's largest pork processor

[2013-05-30 01:14]

China's Shuanghui announced that it has entered a merger agreement with the world's largest pork processor, Smithfield Foods.

Ministry hails FTA with Switzerland

[2013-05-28 06:52]

of Chinese exports to Switzerland will receive zero tariff when FTA becomes effective.