Canada's resources sector is set to become a new target for Chinese companies. That's after the announcement of a $1 billion fund focused on investing in the sector.
Citigroup Inc, a New York-based major player on world financial markets, will step up its presence in China even as it cuts staff globally.
Chinese consumers' confidence rebounded in January as the holiday period boosted consumption, according to an index released Thursday.
Rate hits 4.5 percent after food prices soar during Spring Festival.
Salary increases in China are likely to exceed the rate of inflation in 2012 and job opportunities are expanding despite slowing economic growth.
The gap in market share between the computer manufacturers Hewlett-Packard Corp and Lenovo Group Ltd has narrowed to 2 percent, according to the Chinese company on Thursday.
China's consumption of fossil fuels declined slightly in 2011, but the world's largest energy consumer still faces great challenges in optimizing its energy structure, said analysts.
Chinese consumers are willing to pay "unreasonable" prices for a nontraditional beverage because they are buying more than just coffee
The top-tier office rents in Beijing were still not high enough to rival those in New York, the global real estate services firm DTZ said Wednesday.
China's auto exports hit 849,000 units last year, the highest level seen since the onset of the global financial crisis.
Sinochem Group, China's fourth-biggest oil producer, has agreed to buy assets in Colombia from the French oil company Total SA for about $1 billion.
An online purchase platform for the Chinese mainland-based UnionPay cards was launched Wednesday for Taiwan's online businesses, allowing mainlanders to make purchases and reserve hotels, air tickets or tourism products at the island's online stores with a simple click of the mouse.