Experts welcomed China's appeal of a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) claiming that the nation imposed restrictions on exports of nine raw materials, saying the move helps protect local industry.
China's consumer prices will likely stay in a controllable range as more factors come into play to stabilize the country's overall price levels, the China Securities Journal quoted a central bank official as saying on Friday.
The Plan Nord, or North Plan, a 25-year project aimed at responsible and sustainable development in Northern Quebec, Canada, wants more Chinese investment in the region's rich mining and renewable energy resources.
Renowned Chinese economist Li Yining on Thursday called for allowing farmers to sell their houses or use their houses as loan guarantees amid other efforts for bridging a widening income gap between rural and urban areas.
The debt-to-GDP ratio of China's southern island province of Hainan stood at over 45 percent last year, according to a recent audit, highlighting the elevated level of indebtedness some local governments face.
Financing difficulties, rising costs, and labor shortages have left China's small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with severe survival predicaments this year, said economic experts at an economic forum.