China / Economy

PMI points to weaker service conditions

[2014-02-08 00:31]

Activity in China's service sector expanded at its slowest pace in two-and-a-half years in January, suggesting weaker demand during the first month of 2014, a private survey showed on Friday.

Report suggests more partnerships for emerging economies

[2014-02-07 18:34]

G20 political leaders need to make emerging economies greater policy partners in the common purpose of building a more efficient, effective and resilient global financial system, said an article released on Friday.

Threats to Chinese manufacturing exaggerated

[2014-02-07 17:15]

Chinese manufacturing is faced with threats from emerging rivals such as Vietnam and Bangladesh, but such threats are exaggerated, Singapore-based banking multinational DBS Bank said Friday in a report.

US, China should co-op more on shale gas

[2014-02-07 16:11]

The United States and China should cooperate more on shale gas exploitation as the two countries share "some key reasons" to collaborate in this area。

Marriott's new Manhattan hotel caters to Chinese

[2014-02-07 15:18]

Marriott's new dual-branded hotel that opened in midtown Manhattan in early January is not only an iconic addition to the New York skyline, but also caters to a growing number of international visitors who are staying longer and spending more money.

Record sales for Christie's in 2013

[2014-02-07 15:11]

Christie's had record art sales of $7.13 billion in 2013, prompted by a 30 percent increase in new buyers including strong participation from growing markets such as China.

State Street opens Shanghai office

[2014-02-07 15:07]

State Street Corp, one of the world's leading providers of financial services with $2.3 trillion in assets under management, has opened an office in Shanghai.

Trade frictions with the EU likely to grow

[2014-02-07 02:31]

China and the European Union may face a fresh round of trade friction as Brussels is planning harsher trade defenses against Chinese imports.

China to allow private investors to establish rural commercial banks

[2014-02-06 22:43]

China will allow private investors to establish rural commercial banks to inject more funds into the countryside and boost rural development, according to the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC).

Market to play bigger role in agri-product pricing

[2014-02-06 20:50]

China's top economic planning agency said Thursday that it would let the market play a more decisive role in the pricing mechanism of agricultural products in 2014.

Service sector growth hits lowest level since 2008

[2014-02-04 04:20]

Service sector growth fell to a five-year low in January, the second indicator in as many days that China's economy is facing headwinds.

All is not rosy on China's silver screens

[2014-02-04 04:20]

Box office revenue hit $3.6 billion, up 27.51 percent year-on-year, in 2013 in China, now the world's second-largest film market.

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