CNPC gets OK for Afghan project

2011-12-28 10:11:12

Afghanistan's cabinet has cleared the way for the war-torn state to sign a deal with China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) for the development of oil blocks in the Amu Darya basin, the Afghan president's office said on Monday.

Government sets rare earth export quotas

2011-12-28 10:07:37

China has set the first tranche of rare earth export quotas for 2012 at 10,546 metric tons, the Ministry of Commerce said.

Bio-diesel firms welcome 'gutter oil' crackdown

2011-12-28 10:28:45

The crackdown on gutter oil for edible use by the Ministry of Public Security in the past three months has proved a boon to bio-diesel companies in Guangdong province.

Yuan hits a record high level against US dollar

2011-12-27 07:57:19

The yuan hit a record high against the US dollar on the back of much stronger volatility this month.

Convergence of TV, Internet, phone to continue

2011-12-27 09:51:00

China will push ahead the convergence of television, Internet and telecom services in 2012, said Miao Wei, minister of Industry and Information Technology.

Economic growth set to fall

2011-12-27 07:57:19

A member of an influential think tank predicts a slowdown for China in 2012.

Growth of industrial production may slow further

2011-12-27 09:17:58

Annual growth of China's industrial production is expected to slow further, to around 11 percent, in 2012, Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei said Monday.

Nation urged to up holdings of gold

2011-12-27 07:57:19

China should further diversify its foreign-exchange portfolio and make more gold purchases.

Natural gas imports to increase

2011-12-27 10:43:25

China's reliance on natural gas imports will continue, accounting for more than half of the country's total consumption.

Car exports and imports help sluggish Nov

2011-12-26 17:17:51

Though the decline was small, vehicle sales fell for only the second time this year in November, down 1 percent year on year to 1.63 million units.

Bank reserves 'may be cut again next year'

2011-12-26 08:00:50

The reserve requirement for banks may be further reduced next year to allow more lending.

China to continue tax-cut efforts

2011-12-26 14:41:47

China will further its efforts to make adjustments in tax reduction policies next year.