China / Economy

China rejects imported GM corn

[2013-11-29 21:47]

Local authorities in Shenzhen found MIR162, a type of insect-resistant transgenic corn unauthorized by agricultural department, among a batch of over 60,000 tonnes of corn imported from the US.

1,659 substandard food shipments intercepted Jan-Sept

[2013-11-29 21:08]

Chinese authorities discovered 1,659 batches of substandard food imports in the first nine months of this year, the country's top quality supervisor announced on Friday.

Otto Group introduces its 1st retail brand to China

[2013-11-29 21:08]

Hanjo Schneider, executive board member of the Otto Group, the world's second-largest B2C e-commerce player, said China is poised to become a core market for the German group.

Cities ink Silk Road economic belt agreement

[2013-11-29 20:53]

Twenty-four cities from eight countries along the Silk Road have agreed on common efforts to establish a "Silk Road economic belt."

Students' financial innovation campaign launched

[2013-11-29 20:18]

A financial innovation campaign by college students was launched on Friday.

Shipment of GM corn denied entry to China

[2013-11-29 20:17]

Entry and exit quarantine authorities in Shenzhen recently rejected a cargo of US corn because it contained genetically modified ingredients.

Slower growth as reform kicks in, Nomura says

[2013-11-29 20:17]

Economic growth will slow further, with structural reform gradually kicking in in 2014, Nomura said in its 2014 Global Annual Economic Outlook released this week.

Franshion Properties to sell carbon emission quotas

[2013-11-29 19:40]

Franshion Properties (China) Ltd has signed a deal with Beijing Green Carbon Energy-conservation Technology Services Co Ltd to sell the latter 1,000 metric tons of carbon emission quotas each year.

China in beef talks with US

[2013-11-29 17:57]

China is in talks with the United States to allow beef imports from cattle up to 30 months old, a spokesman for the country’s top quality watchdog said on Friday.

Xintang links with Alibaba to upgrade jeans industry

[2013-11-28 21:40]

Xintang in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, has grown into the country's largest jeans manufacturing and export base.

Emerging economies remain bullish

[2013-11-28 21:37]

Consumers in some of the world’s biggest emerging markets remain bullish despite slowing economic growth and market volatility, according to a report released on Nov 28 by Boston Consulting Group.

GDP, house prices frame China's property policies

[2013-11-28 21:17]

China's future property policies must strike a tough balance between the decelerated growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the rise in home prices, noted economist Ba Shusong has said.

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