China's February FDI up 32.2% year-on-year

2011-03-15 14:46:40

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China accelerated by 32.2 percent year-on-year to $7.8 billion in February, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Tuesday.

China's Feb fiscal revenue surges 41.5%

2011-03-14 11:24:23

China's fiscal revenue jumped 41.5 percent year-on-year in February to 699.7 billion yuan ($106.5 billion), the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Monday. 

China Feb CPI up 4.9%

2011-03-11 10:17:09

China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 4.9 percent year-on-year in February, the National Bureau of Statistics announced Friday.
PPI up 7.2% Jan-Feb industrial output up 14.1% Jan-Feb fixed asset investment up 24.9%
Retail sales up 15.8% in first two months

More monthly deficits 'likely'

2011-03-11 09:04:09

China is "highly likely" to see more trade deficits in the coming months after it reported a surprise February deficit, the biggest in 7 years, due to slowing overseas demand and rising commodity prices, economists said.

Imports to get boost from cuts

2011-03-08 10:47:01

Import tariffs levied against resources and high-tech products will probably soon be lowered and favorable rules could also be on the way to ensure people buy luxury goods in China instead of heading overseas, according to economic advisers close to the nation's decision-makers.

Nursing homes close doors to many

2011-03-02 15:35:01

Nearly half of China's nursing homes are refusing to accept elderly people if they have physical or mental impairments, mainly because of severe shortages of nursing staff and healthcare facilities, according to a report released on Tuesday by the country's leading authorities on senior citizens.

China's PMI drops to 6-month low in February

2011-03-01 10:13:49

The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's manufacturing sector weakened to 52.2 percent in February, a six-month low, the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP) said Tuesday.

Bookkeeping buoys numbers, but price war looms

2011-02-28 14:22:31

Car sales in China started off 2011 on a healthy note, with light vehicle sales in January climbing 16 percent over the same month last year to 1.8 million units.

Aviation sector has high hopes for next 5 yrs

2011-02-25 10:18:29

China plans to invest 1.5 trillion yuan ($228.2 billion) in the aviation industry, building 45 airports and adding 700 new commercial planes, over the next five years to meet surging demand.

Shanghai population may top 23 million

2011-02-23 14:55:32

Shanghai's population might have reached 23 million, far exceeding the earlier estimates of 20 million, a demographer said on Tuesday.

Social security and housing top concerns

2011-02-22 14:47:11

"Livelihood issues", including an improved social security system and the provision of affordable housing, remain the top concerns of Chinese people, according to online polls conducted ahead of the country's annual parliamentary and political advisory sessions.

Bank reserve requirements raised

2011-02-19 09:11:28

Banks' required reserves were raised by 50 basis points on Friday and further interest rate rises to tackle inflation were not ruled out by Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China.