Business / Top News

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.

No upturn in China's property market

[2014-12-01 13:55]

In November, home prices fell in 82 Chinese cities compared to last month. Average price of newly built homes is $1,726 per sq m.

China's lottery sales top 32b yuan

[2014-11-27 14:27]

China's lottery sales in October hit 32.7 billion yuan ($5.34 billion), up 20.3 percent year on year. Welfare lottery sales reached 17.75 billion yuan, up 14.5 percent year on year.

China's petrochemical revenue to hit 14.5t yuan

[2014-11-27 11:52]

The business revenue of China's petrochemical industry in the January-September period this year hit 10 trillion yuan, up 7.7 percent year on year.

China's telecom sector revenues down 4% in Oct

[2014-11-24 10:10]

Business revenues in China's telecommunications sector fell 4 percent to 89.1 billion yuan ($14.5 billion) in October.

China farm produce prices up slightly

[2014-11-19 17:08]

China's farm produce prices in 36 large and medium-sized cities edged up slightly in the week ending Nov 16 compared with the previous week.

Chinese appetite for foreign currency expands

[2014-11-19 10:48]

China experienced a third straight month of deficit in foreign exchange transactions as the country's growing appetite for foreign currency expands.

Home prices maintain declining in China

[2014-11-18 09:53]

Home prices in most Chinese cities continued to drop in October despite easing government restrictions on the market.

Mainland personal trips to Taiwan exceed 1 million

[2014-11-17 15:55]

Over one million personal trips have been made to Taiwan by Chinese mainland visitors so far this year.

Lock-up shares worth 9.6b yuan eligible for trade

[2014-11-17 10:13]

Lock-up shares valued at about 9.6 billion yuan ($1.56 billion) will become eligible for trade on the Chinese mainland's stock market in the coming week.

China banks' bad loan ratio slightly up

[2014-11-17 09:22]

The ratio of non-performing loans for commercial banks in China climbed to 1.16 percent by the end of September, up 0.09 percentage points from the end of June.

China Oct auto sales up 2.8%

[2014-11-14 17:46]

China's auto sales rose 2.8 percent year on year to 1.98 million units in October, data from an industry association showed on Friday.

China's marine economy sees steady expansion

[2014-11-08 17:21]

China's marine economy is steadily expanding, generating a huge number of jobs and soothing energy shortage.

Mainland visits to Taiwan surpass 10 million

[2014-11-08 16:36]

Chinese mainland visitors to Taiwan have surpassed 10 million since the Taiwan tourism market was opened to mainland tourists in 2008, latest data showed.

China's phone users reach 1.5b

[2014-11-06 10:14]

China's phone users numbered 1.53 billion at the end of September, including 1.27 billion mobile phone users, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Wednesday.

Mainland-Taiwan yuan transactions double in Jan-Sept

[2014-11-05 15:46]

Yuan transactions between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan hit 309.1 billion yuan in the first three quarters, up 96 percent year on year, China's central bank said on Tuesday.