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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.

Slower rise in China's crude steel output

[2014-08-26 09:40]

Output in China's steel industry has continued to rise but the pace has slowed as the government struggles to reduce capacity in the sector.

Shenyang's exports hit $4.6b in 7 months

[2014-08-25 16:43]

Shenyang Customs said on Sunday that the total export value of Shenyang, capital of Liaoning province, reached 28.34 billion yuan in the first seven months of 2014.

China produces slightly less early rice in 2014

[2014-08-22 13:46]

China produced 34.01 million tons of early rice in 2014, a decrease of 125,000 tons, or 0.4 percent, from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said Friday in a statement.

Home prices drop in more Chinese cities

[2014-08-18 10:51]

China's property sector showed new signs of cooling in July, with more Chinese cities reporting month-on-month drops in prices and fewer cities reporting gains, official data showed on Monday.

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 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.

China H1 information consumption surges 20%

[2014-07-24 17:47]

Consumption of information products and services in China surged 20 percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013.