Fixed-asset investment growth eases in March

2012-04-14 09:51:16

Analysts see auspicious signs in the investment data, but warned uncertainties related to the property sector may drag down the traditional growth engine and further dampen economic growth.

China's smartphones risk patent disputes

2012-04-14 09:44:23

China's smartphone industry is at risk of becoming embroiled in intellectual property disputes since many of the most important patents are held by international companies.

China widens yuan's trading band against US dollar

2012-04-14 10:32:51

The People's Bank of China (PBOC), or the country's central bank, announced Saturday it will widen the yuan's daily trading limit against US dollar currency to 1 percent.

China cuts reserve requirements for some county lenders

2012-04-14 10:31:30

China has cut the reserve requirements for some county-level financial institutions by 100 basis points.

Rule to boost capital market honesty

2012-04-14 09:53:30

The first rules to encourage honest practices in China's capital market will be introduced this year to help the market develop steadily and guarantee investors' interests.

China's economy to grow 8.2% this year: WB

2012-04-12 13:45:25

China's economy is expected to expand at 8.2 percent in 2012 and 8.6 percent in 2013 as domestic demand will continue to boost the world's second-largest economy amid weak external demand, the World Bank said Thursday.

11 fake food products uncovered in China

2012-04-12 10:13:24

China's food and drug watchdog has investigated 11 bogus food products and warned consumers against buying them.

Do Shanghai's rivals really make the grade?

2012-04-12 10:00:13

It turns out that Shanghai has more rivals than it originally envisaged as it strives to realize its ambition to become a global financial hub.

M&A activity decreases sharply in Q1

2012-04-12 09:19:42

The number of completed merger and acquisition deals decreased by 50 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2012 amid the global economic slowdown, suggests a report.

New rules for overseas deals

2012-04-12 09:15:45

Central government State-owned enterprises have been ordered to stay out of financial investment and other non-core activities overseas in a move to improve regulation of outbound investment by SOEs.

China not second strongest country: FM official

2012-04-11 10:05:45

China is the second largest economy, but not the second strongest country, a Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday.

'Bigger role' for emerging economies

2012-04-11 06:49:59

World Bank chief: Economists from China should hold high positions.