China / Economy

Xi calls for early signing of China-Gulf FTA

[2014-01-18 02:45]

President Xi Jinping called for the early signing of a free trade agreement on Friday between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Lots of good news, and a little bad, for tourism

[2014-01-18 01:23]

A raft of good news about Chinese tourism was clouded only a little by figures showing a slight decline in visitors coming from outside to see the ancient country.

Li delivers economic reform vow

[2014-01-18 00:39]

Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Friday that China will launch concrete policies and obtain tangible results in economic reform this year.

Sequoia Capital sets up company in Shanghai

[2014-01-17 18:28]

Leading global venture capital firm Sequoia Capital has set up the Shanghai-based Hongshang Capital, which will pay more attention to Chinese secondary market, Zero2IPO said on Friday.

Balanced flows draw step closer

[2014-01-17 01:42]

China is moving nearer to a long-pursued goal of achieving balanced capital flows, with a commerce official saying its outbound direct investment will soon surpass foreign direct investment to the country.

Tensions take toll on China-Japan FDI

[2014-01-17 00:15]

Last year's decline in China's bilateral investment with Japan is a sign that companies in Asia's top two economies are concerned about the impact of prolonged territorial disputes and strained ties.

Reform in need of time to fix overpriced IPOs

[2014-01-17 00:15]

Although public listings on the A-share market have been given the green light after a long moratorium, 2014 will be a transition and learning period.

EU, China team up to create IPR project

[2014-01-16 22:15]

As part of China and the European Union's efforts to foster closer economic ties, a new EU-China intellectual property rights cooperation project was launched on Thursday.

FedEx expanding service in China

[2014-01-16 22:15]

FedEx, the US-based operator of the world’s largest cargo airline, will accelerate development of logistics services for sensitive medical and pharmaceutical products as it races to catch up with other established rivals in the China market.

China signs builder for Milan expo pavilion

[2014-01-16 22:14]

Space Idea, an international exhibition group, has been hired to design and build the China Corporate Pavilion at the prestigious 2015 Milan World Expo, sealing the deal by signing a contract with the pavilion's executive committee on Wednesday.

Financing to ease for small tech firms

[2014-01-16 22:09]

China will improve delivery of financial services to small technology companies by promoting innovation in the financial system, People's Bank of China announced in a statement jointly released with five other government entities on Wednesday.

Guangdong reports trade boom in 2013

[2014-01-16 22:08]

The trade value of Guangdong province, one of the economic powerhouses of South China, reached $1.09 trillion in 2013, an annual increase of 10.9 percent, Governor Zhu Xiaodan said on Thursday.

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