Xi forges stronger relationship

2012-02-22 09:38:56

China and Turkey, two of the world's fastest growing economies, will increase trade and cooperation, VP Xi said as he began an official trip to Ankara.

China Telecom to offer iPhone 4S

2012-02-22 09:56:45

China Telecom Corp Ltd will sell Apple Inc's iPhone 4S from March 9. It means the company will be the second Chinese operator to offer the Apple handsets on contract.

China to raise health food standards

2012-02-22 10:07:37

A senior official from the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has vowed to implement higher standards for health food products.

Avon appoints new head of China business

2012-02-21 10:19:19

Avon Products Inc has decided to put a new executive in charge of its business in China. The news comes at a time when the company has seen its sales decline and is being investigated.

Wal-Mart aims to increase holding in online retailer

2012-02-21 10:16:36

The US retailing giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc is looking to acquire a controlling interest in Yihaodian, a Chinese online retailer. The move is aimed at boosting Wal-Mart's online sales in the Chinese market.

Oil firms plan for Mideast, North Africa turmoil

2012-02-21 09:01:36

China's biggest oil companies take steps to minimize possible geopolitical

Inflation hits people's pockets

2012-02-21 09:34:51

The wealth of Chinese people is being squeezed because of the lackluster investment market and long-standing inflationary pressure.

Exporters set to get tax boost

2012-02-21 09:56:08

Export tax rebates will be increased this year in response to an export decline triggered by the European debt crisis.

Investment to be stimulated

2012-02-21 09:43:40

A joint investment promotion group was set up between China and Ireland on Sunday as the Irish prime minister called for "every effort" to be made.

Xi reiterates support for Europe

2012-02-20 10:30:52

VP Xi Jinping reiterated China's support for Europe as it addresses the debt crisis when he arrived in Ireland on Saturday for a three-day visit.

Vintners looking for another vintage year

2012-02-20 09:59:30

The sharp drop in the price of the legendary wine Chateau Lafite hit a bottom in 2011 and the price has registered a slight increase, according to a report from a Chinese wine exchange.

Making the middlemen redundant

2012-02-20 10:00:16

Operators of the vast network of roads that connect China's fields to the cities can earn gross margins of up to 90 percent, making them the most profitable of the supply-chain middlemen.