Business / Industry Watch

China's machinery sector sees slow recovery in H1

[2013-08-06 15:32]

Data released by an industrial association on Tuesday indicates a slow-paced recovery in the nation's machinery sector amid an economic slowdown.

The real cost of healthcare

[2013-08-01 08:00]

A series of investigations into allegedly corrupt practices by multinational drugmakers and the high cost of medicine in China have aroused concern among international companies.

Beijing sees decline in tourists

[2013-07-31 09:29]

The capital is attracting fewer tourists compared to this time last year and tourist complaints concerning the city have risen over the last six months.

China's land market picks up again

[2013-07-29 09:06]

China's land market regained steam in the April-June period after a quiet first quarter, with real estate investment picking up speed.

China's industrial profits up 6.3% in June

[2013-07-27 11:05]

Major Chinese industrial firms saw profits rise 6.3 percent year on year in June, slowing from the 15.5-percent rate seen in May.

China's industrial profits up 6.3% in June

[2013-07-27 11:05]

Major Chinese industrial firms saw profits rise 6.3 percent year on year in June, slowing from the 15.5-percent rate seen in May.

Car imports go into reverse

[2013-07-26 08:22]

Vehicle imports slumped 10.7 percent in the first half, to 526,000 units, as the domestic demand slowdown of the past two years drove up inventories of foreign cars.

IMAX, Wanda to add more cinemas

[2013-07-26 08:22]

IMAX Corp, the world's leading giant-screen movie theater operator, and China's Wanda Cinema Line Corp on Thursday announced they will add 40 to 45 new IMAX theaters in China.

Buying online becoming a global craze

[2013-07-25 06:36]

The United States is the biggest online buyer of Chinese goods with China set to sell more than $10 billion of products through the Internet in the top five global markets.

Performance of investment bankers in H1

[2013-07-24 17:09]

Despite the slowdown of the economy in China, the investment banking sector saw a 50 percent annual growth in the first half of 2013.

Promoting price reform of resources

[2013-07-24 16:37]

Resources, as an important strategic material and production factor, play a vital role in enterprises' production and people's lives.

China's H1 telecom income up 8.9%

[2013-07-24 15:55]

China's telecom business income increased 8.9 percent year on year in the first half of 2013, with 319 million users of 3G technology.

Weaker earnings for 40% of real estate firms

[2013-07-19 13:28]

Nearly 40 percent of A-share real estate developers, who have issued earnings statements for the first half of the year, project losses.

Shipping lines adrift in economic seas

[2013-07-19 07:32]

China's vast shipping sector will remain vulnerable as limited cashflows, lower freight rates and tight liquidity squeeze the industry.

Top car brands by sales volume in H1

[2013-07-18 17:30]

Top car brands by sales volume in H1

Growth of China X86 server market slows

[2013-07-18 15:21]

IDC has revealed that the total shipment of X86 servers in China reached nearly 286,000 units in Q1 2013, indicating a mild market growth of 3.9% year-on-year.

Technology 'key' to trade with Arab world

[2013-07-18 05:44]

Chinese companies will have to add more high-tech elements to their products, if they want to cash in on the growing trade between China and the Arab world.

Room at the top for banks as margins rise

[2013-07-17 07:06]

Only 26 financial institutions were among the ranks of the 500 largest companies in China by revenue, which was released by Fortune Magazine on Tuesday.

Used car sales surpass new car sales in Beijing

[2013-07-16 16:12]

Used car sales reached 700,000 units in Beijing, for the first time beating new car sales, according to the China Automobile Dealers Association.

China auto sales pick up in first half

[2013-07-11 09:21]

Automobile sales posted strong growth in the first half of the year, despite the country's lackluster economic performance.