China / Economy

Economist urges further reforms in property rights

[2013-12-05 21:44]

The reform of China's property rights system has not yet been completed, a renowned economist said on Thursday.

Shenzhen economic zone looks to attract HK firms

[2013-12-05 20:36]

A Shenzhen official is inviting Hong Kong companies to set up shops in the city's Qianhai zone, a pilot area for China's financial reforms.

China's shale gas output reaches 143m cubic meters

[2013-12-05 20:21]

The National Energy Administration announced on Wednesday that China's commercialized shale gas production has reached 143 million cubic meters.

Chinese spending in Britain surges

[2013-12-05 18:54]

The amount of cash Chinese tourists spent in Britain surged in the first half of 2013, with the British government set to launch a campaign to attract more of China's travellers.

China warns against use of Bitcoin

[2013-12-05 18:24]

China's financial sectors should not accept Bitcoin as legal tender, with Chinese authorities on Thursday warning of the risks related to the digital currency.

Carrefour to expand presence in China

[2013-12-05 18:07]

Carrefour SA plans to open 20 new hypermarkets annually and establish a presence in 30 new cities in China in the next three years.

Fashion brands urged to identify polluting suppliers

[2013-12-05 09:03]

Some NGOs have appealed for domestic and international fashion brands to set up systems to identify polluters in their supply chains.

China aims to establish network of high-level FTAs

[2013-12-05 00:44]

China plans to build a high-level network of free trade agreements while pledging to act as a firm supporter of the multilateral trade system under WTO.

Value-added tax reform expands

[2013-12-05 00:05]

Rail and the postal service will be added to the value-added tax reform program starting on Jan 1, according to a State Council statement.

China expands VAT reform to 2 new sectors

[2013-12-04 21:35]

China will continue to expand the scope of its pilot program to replace turnover tax with value-added tax (VAT) by including two new sectors under the reform, an official document revealed Wednesday.

Taobao launches online education marketplace

[2013-12-04 21:13]

Taobao, an online marketplace owned by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, officially launched an online education channel to help training organizations in China sell live-broadcast education content.

Moody's: Chinese corporate outlook stable

[2013-12-04 20:16]

The outlook is stable for Chinese non-financial companies as the nation's GDP growth improves, Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.

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