Business / Macro

ODI may outpace FDI in investment flows this year

[2014-12-17 08:13]

ODI could exceed inbound FDI for the first time this year as companies diversified their activity around the world from infrastructure projects to technology and brands.

China Dec flash PMI falls to 49.5, 1st contraction in 7 months

[2014-12-16 11:42]

It will reinforce investors' fears that the economy is losing momentum and add to bets that more strong stimulus measures are on the cards.

Small businesses take up 95.6% of Chinese firms

[2014-12-16 14:28]

China had 7.85 million small and micro-sized enterprises as of the end of 2013 in the industrial and tertiary sectors, accounting for 95.6 percent of the total.

HSBC: China's manufacturing activity at 7-month low

[2014-12-16 13:49]

China's manufacturing activity dropped to a seven-month low, according to the HSBC's preliminary purchasing managers' index (PMI) released on Tuesday.

China FDI inflows jump 22.2% in November

[2014-12-16 10:40]

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland jumped 22.2 percent in November from a year earlier, settling at $10.36 billion, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.

NBS census reveals tertiary industry's growing power

[2014-12-16 10:30]

The tertiary industry has become an important driving power of China's economy and a key to stabilize the labor market.

China's industrial output growth dips in November

[2014-12-12 14:32]

China's industrial output grew 7.2 percent year on year in November, down from a 7.7 percent increase in October and 8 percent growth in September.

China retail sales up 12% in first 11 months

[2014-12-12 14:32]

China's retail sales rose 12 percent year on year to $3.87 trillion in the first eleven months.

China's fixed-asset investment up 15.8%

[2014-12-12 14:31]

China's fixed asset investment rose 15.8 percent from one year earlier to $7.40 trillion in the first 11 months of 2014.

China fiscal revenue growth picks up in Nov

[2014-12-11 11:13]

China's fiscal revenue rose 9.1 percent year on year in November to $162.6 billion, the Ministry of Finance said on Thursday.

China's November PPI down 2.7%

[2014-12-10 10:49]

China's producer price index, which measures inflation at wholesale level, dropped 2.7 percent year on year in November.

China's inflation up 1.4% in November

[2014-12-10 09:59]

China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, grew 1.4 percent year on year in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday.

China's Nov service industry improves: HSBC

[2014-12-03 11:14]

Chinese service industry grew at a solid pace last month that was little-changed from October, data company Markit said Wednesday in a statement.

China's official manufacturing PMI wanes

[2014-12-01 09:51]

The manufacturing purchasing manager's index, a key measure of factory activity in China, posted at 50.3 in November, down 0.5 percentage points from October.

China's Oct industrial profits down 2.1%

[2014-11-27 10:18]

Profits of Chinese industrial businesses hit 575.47 billion yuan ($94.34 billion) in October, down 2.1 percent year on year.

China sees less service trade deficit

[2014-11-26 14:04]

China's service trade deficit reached 105.6 billion yuan ($17.25 billion) in October, compared with 133.4 billion yuan in September.

China's imported iron ore stockpiles continue to rise

[2014-11-25 16:45]

Stockpiles of imported iron ore at 33 major Chinese ports rose 0.78 percent over the week ending Nov 24 following a week of low demand.

State-owned enterprises post 6.1% rise in profits

[2014-11-25 13:26]

State-owned enterprises in China recorded total profits of 2.084 trillion yuan ($339.41 billion) for the first 10 months this year, indicating a 6.1 percent year-on-year increase.

China's Nov manufacturing PMI at six-month low: HSBC

[2014-11-20 10:23]

China's manufacturing activity moderated to a six-month low. The HSBC flash manufacturing PMI for November dropped to 50.0 from the October final reading of 50.4.

China FDI inflows rise 1.3% in Oct

[2014-11-18 10:12]

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland rose 1.3 percent in October from a year earlier, standing at $8.53 billion.