CISA to trial iron ore index in August

2011-08-02 13:56:17

The China Iron and Steel Association said it will start a trail run of its iron ore index some time in August. The index will consist of two sub-indices pertaining to domestic iron ore prices and import prices.

Emissions scheme due for rough landing

2011-08-02 13:48:53

Air transport associations and 21 airlines from home and abroad expressed strong opposition at a seminar on Monday against an EU plan to force countries into its Emissions Trading Scheme.

After crash, bullet train rail lines fare worse than expected

2011-08-02 13:37:41

The Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway was not as popular in its first month of operation as many had expected.

TV still winner in advertising market - by far

2011-08-02 11:28:40

China's macroeconomic stability is paving the way for its advertisement market to grow bigger this year, according to the latest report from Charm Communications Inc.

Aussie trade minister to promote service exports

2011-08-02 13:34:38

Australian federal Trade Minister Craig Emerson on Tuesday said he will lead the biggest-ever business delegation to China to promote Australian service exports.

Home price increase slows

2011-08-02 11:29:00

China's home prices rose at the slowest pace in 11 months in July. 

Unified power tariffs mean clearer guidance for solar projects

2011-08-02 10:56:00

China has set its first unified benchmark grid feed-in power tariffs for solar projects, a move that will provide clearer guidance for solar project developers when making investment decisions. 

Weak dollar may lift China inflation

2011-08-02 10:12:49

Though there appears to be a light at the end of the US debt crisis tunnel, a weaker dollar will push up commodity prices and increase imported inflation in China over the long term.

Mexican energy and electronics industries seek Chinese capital

2011-08-02 09:40:18

Mexico is trying to diversify its energy mix and exploit the potential of renewable energy sources, which means new opportunities for Chinese companies, said Carlos Guzman, the head of investment promotion authority ProMexico.

China's foreign reserves dilemma

2011-08-02 09:25:38

The agreement reached by US lawmakers to raise the debt ceiling may have eased investor concern, but China is still faced with the challenge of diversifying a massive foreign exchange portfolio.

Sohu searching for online victory

2011-08-02 09:49:22

Portal Inc aims to surpass rival Google Inc in China's search market "in the near future", said a top executive, as the US company loses share in the world's largest Internet market.

PMI falls a fourth consecutive month

2011-08-02 09:23:47

China's official purchasing managers' index (PMI), a key gauge of manufacturing activity, fell for a fourth straight month to a 29-month low of 50.7 in July, while releasing positive signs for economic growth.