Is risk in eye of the beholder?

2012-02-21 13:15:28

The International Monetary Fund's (lMF)latest assessment on the Chinese economy was released on Feb 6 by the IMF Resident Representative Office in China.

Releasing growth potential

2012-02-20 14:02:18

Development and opening-up must be well coordinated to boost domestic demand and adjust the economic structure. Economic transformation and structural readjustment have become the international trend.

EU must also help itself

2012-02-17 07:55:37

China is putting flesh on the bones of its commitment to work together with the European Union to address the evolving European sovereign debt crisis.

Protectionism is not remedy

2012-02-17 07:55:37

To maintain its superpower status, the United States frequently points an accusatory finger at China, the world's second largest economy, and deals with "made-in-China" products in a similar way to the approach it used to take with Japan.

Biting back at Apple

2012-02-16 13:31:17

Apple has got itself into a mess over the iPad.

Call for changes in US export controls

2012-02-15 13:28:53

On Feb 10, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled "Aerospace report hits rules", calling for changes in US export controls.

Closer EU-China cooperation

2012-02-15 13:25:43

A stronger EU-China cooperation is not only desirable but a true necessity. This has been made once again strikingly evident with the current world economic uncertainties.

Health of security funds

2012-02-14 07:58:57

It is not easy for this country with its huge population to set up a healthcare security net that covers all residents. It is even harder to manage it.

Limiting bank fees

2012-02-14 07:58:57

China's bank regulators, responding to public complaints, have issued a notice voicing a crackdown on the irregular practices and service fees of commercial banks.

New foundations for Sino-US cooperation

2012-02-14 07:58:57

Forty years after the restoration of official communications between China and the United States, economic and trade cooperation between the two countries have grown like a giant tree thriving despite the storms.

Experts: Lower provision rule not necessary

2012-02-14 09:54:44

Analysts said now is not the time for banking regulators to lower the provision-ratio requirements for commercial lenders since lending is still proceeding at a fast pace and banks are trying to expand credit.

Breaking the urban bottleneck

2012-02-11 08:11:26

According to the 2011 data released by the National Bureau of Statistics, China's urban population has reached 51.27 percent of the total, thus exceeding the rural population for the first time in history.