China remains a magnet for FDI

2011-08-17 09:17:52

China remains an attractive destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) despite a decline last month to $8.3 billion, experts said.

US Treasury holdings rise in June

2011-08-17 09:17:20

China purchased another $5.7 billion of US Treasuries in June, an investment described by one expert as "the best of a bad bunch", amid growing calls for the country to diversify its foreign reserves.

Price isn't everything, but it provides clues to fakery

2011-08-16 15:42:58

Most consumers know that the price of an 18.9-liter bottle of water - a "barrel" - usually varies from 13 to 20 yuan. What they don't know is that they may have paid different prices for the same product.

Investors see new stimulus, lift stocks by 1.3%

2011-08-16 10:41:58

Stocks on the Chinese mainland rose on Monday, driving the benchmark index to its biggest gain in a month, on speculation the government will introduce measures to boost economic growth.

Restaurant chain Ajisen slumps as trading resumes

2011-08-16 10:16:17

Trading of Hong Kong-listed Japanese-style fast food chain operator Ajisen (China) Holding Ltd (ACHL) resumed on Monday, with the share price slumping some 7.24 percent.

China Merchants to invest $500m in Sri Lankan port

2011-08-16 11:09:12

China Merchants Group Ltd (CMG), one of the nation's largest State-owned conglomerates, is investing in a container port in Sri Lanka as it seeks to expand in South Asia.

BOC joint venture eyes rural market

2011-08-16 10:14:10

Bank of China Ltd (BOC), the country's fourth-largest commercial lender by market value, is planning to accelerate expansion in the rural market.

Bright Food to buy Australian producer

2011-08-16 09:45:46

Bright Food Group Co Ltd, a leading Chinese food manufacturer, is finalizing an acquisition deal with an Australian food distributor in a bid to expand its presence overseas, a company spokesman said on Monday.

Munich Re stake signals 'strategic shift' on reserves

2011-08-16 09:38:42

China's investment in German reinsurance company Munich Re Group is a sign that the country's foreign exchange regulator might be seeking out higher-yielding but riskier investments.

Cooperation a buffer zone to economic woes

2011-08-16 10:49:21

Closer economic ties between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong may help offset the impact of a decline in world growth, which has been dragged down by debt crises in Europe and the United States.

IT lags business growth at SOEs

2011-08-16 10:32:09

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) will need to make sweeping improvements in their information technology (IT) over the next five years to meet rising global business demands.

Chinese outbound M&As hit record levels

2011-08-16 10:17:13

China's outbound mergers and acquisitions (M&As) reached a record high in the first six months of 2011, with Asia and Europe being the top investment destinations, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said on Monday.