China was one of the leading providers of high-tech goods to the Netherlands in 2012, leaping ahead of the United States and Germany, according to an embassy official.
The total value of private investable assets in China reached more than $11.6t in 2012. Under-developed inner land provinces are catching up, says a report.
State Councilor Liu Yandong on Sunday stressed supervision and management efforts to ensure the "absolute safety" of a new nuclear power plant in East China's coastal city of Rongcheng.
Improper loading resulted in a petrochemical leak that has polluted a port in Shanghai, local authorities said Sunday.
Land sales dropped but remained at a high level last year amid government efforts to rein in the property market, according to figures from the Ministry of Land and Resources.
Despite the difficulties brought about by the euro debt crisis and slowdown of the world economy, China and Britain have achieved exceptional growth in bilateral economic and trade relations in 2012.
China will push forward the development of a national off-exchange or over-the-counter (OTC) market to meet growing financing demand of enterprises, a senior securities official said on Saturday.
Official data suggests China's economy will pick up in 2013, as the global economy is stabilizing and govt measures and reforms have come into play.
China's economy will pick up in 2013, as the global economy is stabilizing and government measures and reforms have come into play, analysts said.
Growth better than expected
Surging food prices following lingering cold weather pushed up China's consumer inflation in December, and the trend may complicate the economic outlook later in the year.
China will maintain moderate growth in its credit supply and social financing scale in a bid to stabilize growth while keeping consumer prices in check.