China / Economy

Regional jet service set to start in 2015

[2013-12-31 07:43]

China's first domestic regional jetliner will go into commercial operation in 2015, with the first two ARJ21-700 aircraft intended for commercial service rolling off the assembly line on Monday.

Local debts surge to nearly $3t

[2013-12-30 23:47]

China's local government debt and contingent liabilities ballooned to 17.89 trillion yuan as of the end of June, according to audit results.

Philips opens lighting center in Chengdu

[2013-12-30 20:32]

Philips has officially opened its center for the development and production of advanced lighting technologies in Chengdu, providing it with a second regional base of operations in China.

805 companies face punishment for pollution

[2013-12-30 17:18]

China's environmental watchdog on Monday said it plans to punish 805 companies for violating environmental protection regulations.

China seeks solution for polluted lands

[2013-12-30 14:10]

About 3.33 million hectares of China's farmland is too polluted to grow crops, a government official said on Monday, highlighting the risk facing agriculture after three decades of rapid industrial growth.

Yunnan's frost wilts profits

[2013-12-30 07:13]

Unseasonal cold damages flower harvest, causing prices to spike

Economy to grow steadily in 2014

[2013-12-30 00:34]

By pushing ahead reforms and opening up the market, China has the conditions to maintain the smooth running of its economy.

Li aims for smooth economy in 2014

[2013-12-29 20:16]

China's economy and financial market will be on a steady path in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang said during a trip to Tianjin.

Economic reform will be faster

[2013-12-28 20:42]

The pace of Chinese economic reform would surprise people, and it will be faster than commonly expected, said Blu Putnam, Chief Economist at Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group.

Cash crunch exposes financial struggle

[2013-12-28 17:09]

Private Chinese firms are braced for another wave of funding difficulties as banks hoard cash to meet regulatory requirements at the end of the year.

Cabinet moves to protect small investors

[2013-12-27 23:32]

The State Council released a statement on Friday calling for greater protection of the interests of small investors in China's capital market.

ODI on track to outstrip FDI, official says

[2013-12-27 23:27]

China's foreign trade grew at its weakest pace in the past two years since the opening-up of the economy began some three decades ago.

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