Myanmar to promote railway sector with loans from China, India

2012-02-16 10:40:28

The Myanmar railway authorities are making efforts to boost the railway sector of the country with loans from China and India, a local media reported Wednesday.

Firm broke trademark deal: Apple

2012-02-16 09:35:05

After a number of online stores suspended sales of Apple's iPad, the US tech giant accused Proview Technology of not honoring its agreement to transfer the rights to use the trademark for the product in China.

China's FDI falls 0.3% in Jan

2012-02-16 11:03:49

China made actual use of $9.997 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) in January, down 0.3 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

Experts: EU statement opens door to status

2012-02-16 09:33:13

Beijing and Brussels are showing an "unusual determination" to grant China market economy status quickly but the path toward that goal is still unknown, Chinese and European experts say.

Investment 'will continue'

2012-02-16 09:22:59

China will continue to invest in eurozone sovereign debt, China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday.

Big 4 banks lend 30b yuan during Feb 1-12

2012-02-16 10:53:00

China's top four state banks extended 30 billion yuan ($4.76 billion) in new local currency loans in the first 12 days of February, the 21st Century Business Herald reported on Thursday, citing an unidentified authoritative source.

PBOC sets 14% target for money supply growth rate

2012-02-16 09:37:17

The People's Bank of China, the central bank, has set a growth target for M2 money supply at 14 percent for 2012, according to a report on its official website on Wednesday.

Market to accept sellers of third-party auto coverage

2012-02-16 07:57:59

China will let foreign firms compete in its market for compulsory third-party liability automobile insurance.

BP gets OK for gas exploration

2012-02-15 10:19:19

BP PLC has obtained approval from the Ministry of Commerce to explore in the South China Sea in what will be the company's second deepwater project in China.

Beijing lends a hand to Europe

2012-02-15 09:23:03

China is ready to help Europe deal with its debt problems, Premier Wen Jiabao said on Tuesday.

2011 tax revenues rise 22.6%

2012-02-15 10:31:54

China's tax revenues surged 22.6 percent year-on-year to 8.97 trillion yuan ($1.42 trillion) in 2011, the Ministry of Finance said Tuesday.

NBS to launch new data system

2012-02-15 09:49:59

In the hope of collecting more accurate economic data, the National Bureau of Statistics plans to begin obtaining information directly from industrial, service and real estate companies.