Shanghai aims to boost role as commerce center

2011-07-07 14:32:36

Commerce administrators in Shanghai have vowed to strengthen the city's position as an international commerce center during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015).

Fujitsu looks to Chinese market

2011-07-07 13:22:12

Fujitsu Ltd aims to at least double its revenue from China in three years. The Japanese technology giant is planning to increase the proportion of revenue earned in overseas markets and to join the growing number of technology companies developing cloud-computing services.

Lenovo's gaming console launch raises questions

2011-07-07 13:23:01

Lenovo's launch of a video game console in China this year could throw into question the country's decade-old ban on the devices and might eventually open the $5.8 billion Chinese gaming market to Sony Corp and Microsoft Corp.

Ministry sets up culture fund

2011-07-07 14:08:06

China has established the first State-level investment fund targeting the cultural industry as part of its effort to develop the sector.

UK official: China's nuclear know-how can be exported

2011-07-07 10:58:26

The Chinese nuclear industry is developing rapidly and the experience it is gaining provides Chinese companies opportunities to invest in the United Kingdom, a UK expert said.

Alcoa leader shows his mettle

2011-07-07 10:47:54

When Chen Jinya joined Alcoa China on the first day of 2007, he expected he would be able to build a bridge between East and West.

Outlook for aluminum production

2011-07-07 10:39:03

Aluminum production increased year-on-year in the first quarter of 2011, both in China and in the rest of the world.

China approves plan for energy 'golden zone'

2011-07-07 10:11:07

The central government has approved plans for an energy industry "golden zone" .

Regulator tightens rules for approval of IPOs

2011-07-07 10:24:53

China's securities regulator has tightened its approval requirements for initial public offerings by companies in industries seen as having a high risk of financial irregularities, including restaurants and chain stores, industry sources told Reuters.

Stocks stumble on concerns with bad debt

2011-07-07 09:44:32

Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell for the first time in three days on speculation bank loans to local government borrowers will hurt profit and the European debt crisis may worsen.

Singapore's Temasek sells BOC, CCB shares

2011-07-07 10:13:56

Temasek Holdings Pte raised HK$28.2 billion ($3.63 billion) selling stakes in China Construction Bank Corp and Bank of China Ltd.

China may appeal WTO ruling on resources

2011-07-07 10:05:29

China is likely to appeal a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling against curbs introduced on the exports of raw materials.