China / Economy

Migrants find a home for capital in pursuit of foreign residence

[2014-01-23 03:23]

A growing number of Chinese investors are putting money into overseas property as a way to establish new family and business bases.

China approves 12 more free trade zones

[2014-01-23 00:24]

China's central government has given the nod to 12 free trade zones following the one in Shanghai, amid a spurt of nationwide enthusiasm for such schemes.

Carrefour boosts food safety efforts in China

[2014-01-22 22:47]

As it continues to open new outlets across the country, global retailer Carrefour has announced plans to further reinforce its efforts on food safety and quality control across China.

Huge gap in funding for climate finances

[2014-01-22 22:34]

China will need to meet the huge funding gap of more than 2 trillion yuan ($330.6 billion) in climate finance funds by 2020 to combat climate change and invest in low-carbon development.

DHL launches temperature-controlled service

[2014-01-22 22:08]

The demand for temperature sensitive products shipping has driven the express delivery company to equip its transcontinental rail service with temperature-controlled technology.

Brilliance Auto Group reports strong sales in 2013

[2014-01-22 22:03]

Brilliance Auto Group in Shenyang, Liaoning province, announced on Tuesday that it sold 777,000 cars last year with a sales volume of 128 billion yuan ($21.15 billion).

Ecuador invites Chinese investment

[2014-01-22 21:44]

Vice-President Jorge Glas of Ecuador, who is currently visiting China, encouraged more Chinese investment in his country, which is a business gateway to Latin America.

Fonterra raises $207 million in dim sum bonds

[2014-01-22 21:39]

Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, raised 1.25 billion yuan ($207.61 million) in its second yuan-denominated bond on Tuesday.

Backgrounder: The World Economic Forum

[2014-01-22 21:17]

The World Economic Forum (WEF), based in Geneva, is an international non-governmental organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industrial agendas.

Xinhua Facts: China and World Economic Forum

[2014-01-22 21:17]

The World Economic Forum (WEF), also known as the Davos Forum, opened its arms to China in 1979, when a Chinese delegation led by Qian Junrui, then director of the Institute of Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, was invited to the forum.

Major world issues under limelight as Davos forum opens

[2014-01-22 21:13]

Government officials, experts and business elites from over 100 countries on Wednesday started heated discussions in the Swiss town of Davos.

Shenyang's GM plant starts pilot production

[2014-01-22 21:09]

The third-phase vehicle and engine plant of Shanghai GM (Shenyang) Norsom Motors, based in Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning province, has begun pilot production.

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