World Bank President Robert Zoellick has suggested that China help Europe by encouraging its investment funds to seek "business opportunities" in the debt-stricken region, rather than contributing to the International Monetary Fund to buy bonds.
Nation had a surplus of $5.35b in March after a deficit in Jan and Feb
Despite a projected decrease in overall auto sales in the first three months in China, luxury car purchases remain torrid.
When International UK auction houses linked up with the Chinese website epaiLive.com in November last year, it opened up a platform where the buyer didn't have to travel halfway across the world to trawl through British antiques.
China is committed to "structural reform", probably introduced incrementally, World Bank chief says.
China will not need to rely on Japan and South Korea for its supply of large flat screens after the Chinese TV giant TCL Corp introduced the world's largest 110-inch high-definition 3-D screen on March 9, industry experts said.
In a factory in the city of Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, Luo Li, vice-general manager of shoemaker China Juyi Group, talked proudly about how new laser machines have helped to improve its productivity.
Fiona Yao, a 32-year-old accountant, passed up a bowl of steaming noodle soup in favor of spicy chicken wings and a burger for lunch from a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in a Shanghai shopping mall.
China's top banking regulator has vowed to crack down on unreasonable charges and conditions attached to loans by the nation's banks.
China, the world's largest corn consumer, has recently started grain imports from Ukraine, with the first shipment of 50,000 metric tons of Ukrainian corn and wheat already on its way to the nation.
Wenzhou will release details about a test project to reform its financial industry and is planning to make financial services the city's chief industry by 2015.
China's central bank said Saturday it will ensure a reasonable level of social financing, as it maintains a prudent monetary policy this year.