China / Economy

Guangxi highway project hits roadblock

[2014-01-08 17:17]

Villagers in Xiangzhou county, the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, have forced a delay in a highway project amid accusations that the highway is substandard, Guangxi Daily reported.

Guangdong releases food and drug quality figures

[2014-01-08 17:14]

About 93.1 percent of food and 99.2 percent of pharmaceuticals passed quality sampling tests in Guangdong province last year, signifying a stable and orderly situation.

Targets set for local govts

[2014-01-08 08:13]

The Ministry of Environmental Protection has signed "responsibility pledges" with 31 municipalities, provinces, and autonomous regions to achieve air pollution reduction targets by 2017.

China to allow full foreign ownership in telecom services

[2014-01-08 00:02]

China will open up seven telecom value-added services to foreign capital in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, with five allowing for full foreign ownership, a senior telecom official said Tuesday.

Local government financing should be standardized

[2014-01-07 22:04]

China should establish a more market-oriented and standardized system for local government financing partly to fuel the enormous capital need of its urbanization, a central bank official.

China works for a more unified GDP calculation

[2014-01-07 20:27]

China will ramp up efforts to make national and provincial GDP calculation more unified to ensure statistics more accurately reflect economic performance.

Apple to launch China promotion sale

[2014-01-07 20:13]

Apple Inc will launch a special shopping day for Chinese consumers on Friday, promising discounts on some of its products.

Yunnan to invest 300m yuan in tourism promotion

[2014-01-07 18:58]

Tourism companies in Yunnan province are to invest 300 million yuan ($49.56 million) to promote tourism products and build a unified tourism brand for the province.

China rejects 601,000 tonnes of GM corn in 2013

[2014-01-06 21:11]

China rejected 601,000 tonnes of unapproved genetically modified corn imports in 2013, according to the country's quality watchdog.

China issues first batch of treasury bonds

[2014-01-06 20:56]

Ten billion yuan ($1.64 billion) in five-year book-entry treasury bonds have been issued by China's Ministry of Finance.

Service sector growth slows

[2014-01-06 20:47]

China's service sector is still growing, but growth slowed in December to its weakest level since August 2011, the British bank HSBC reported on Monday.

China to standardize non-financing guarantee sector

[2014-01-06 20:34]

Chinese authorities will standardize the non-financing guarantee sector to promote financial and social stability.

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