China to establish nationwide social credit system

2011-10-20 10:37:10

China will strive to establish a social credit system nationwide to ensure sound and healthy social and economic development, China's State Council, or Cabinet, said.

China's net int'l investment position at $1.99t

2011-10-20 09:15:39

China's net international investment position at mid-2011 was positive to the tune of $1.985 trillion, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) announced.

Yunnan aims to be regional business hub

2011-10-20 08:07:06

KUNMING - Yunnan province aims to grow into a trade hub in Southeast and South Asia and a major manufacturing base for China's export-oriented industries, said Li Jiheng, the province's acting governor.

Governors keen to build trade ties

2011-10-20 08:07:06

BEIJING - US governors called for increased economic cooperation between China and the United States at the China-US Governors Forum on Wednesday.

China cuts holdings of US debt

2011-10-20 07:51:27

BEIJING - China divested $36.5 billion of its net holdings of US Treasury debt in August.

Trade statistics reform urged

2011-10-20 07:51:27

CHENGDU - China is responding to proposals to reform the tabulation of trade statistics, a move that will more accurately reflect the international trade scenario, officials and experts said.

Pot maker: National standard to blame for test failure

2011-10-20 13:12:53

Supor, a Chinese home-appliance producer, says that the national standards guiding the production of steel pots are backward and are the reason why 81 types of its pots were found faulty by a market watchdog in Harbin, Heilongjiang province.

Haier, Home Retail launching JV on mainland

2011-10-20 07:51:27

BEIJING - The Chinese appliance maker Haier Group Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will cooperate with the UK-based Home Retail Group PLC to build a multichannel retail business in China.

Setting high standards at the Standard

2011-10-20 07:51:27

BEIJING - Judging from appearances, Katherine Tsang is not the typical boss of an international bank that can measure its history back more than 150 years.

China's GDP growth slows to 9.1% in Q3

2011-10-18 10:21:13

The economic performance was "generally good," said the National Bureau of Statistics.

Overseas firms to boost cruise travel

2011-10-18 08:00:14

Two international cruise operators will sail their luxury ships to China next year, ready to take advantage of the growing cruise travel market.

Reports on tollway to prompt reform

2011-10-18 08:00:14

Traffic authorities in at least 16 provinces have released financial reports on their tollways, with most showing the road ways are heavily in debt.