FDI surges 24% in July

Foreign direct investment in China surged 24.13 percent from a year earlier to $9.41 billion in July, the largest expansion since March 2011.
China's ODI hits $50.6b, up by 20%

Fiscal revenues up in July, annual target 'tough'

Growth in fiscal revenue at all levels of government continued rising in July, but realizing the full-year target will be an arduous task amid an economic slowdown and pending tax cuts.

China's fixed-asset investment up 20.1%

China's urban fixed-asset investment grew 20.1 percent year on year in the first seven months, staying flat from the figure for the first half.

China's July retail sales rise 13.2%

China's nominal retail sales grew 13.2 percent year-on-year in July to 1.85 trillion yuan, the National Bureau of Statistics announced on Friday.

China's industrial output growth picks up in July

The growth of China's industrial output picked up in July, with industrial value-added output expanding 9.7 percent year on year.

China's PPI continues to drop in July

China's producer price index (PPI) fell 2.3 percent year-on-year in July, indicating weak market demand amid a protracted economic slowdown.

China's inflation rises 2.7% in July

China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.7 percent year on year in July, staying flat from the figure for June.
PPI fell 2.3%
China's industrial output growth picks up in July
China's July retail sales rise 13.2%
China's fixed-asset investment up 20.1%

China's exports improve in July

China's exports went up 5.1 percent year-on-year to $185.99 billion in July, recovering from a tumble in June. Imports also rebounded, gaining 10.9 percent.
Exports, spending 'to ebb'
Sino-US trade gap narrows

Official PMI sends signal of stability

China's official Purchasing Managers' Index for the manufacturing sector picked up slightly to 50.3 in July from 50.1 in June, signaling a stabilizing trend in the country's economy.

PMI turnaround lifts outlook

Chinese manufacturing sprang back in August at a faster-than-expected speed, indicated by a four-month high in the HSBC Holdings PMI.

China's ODI hits $50.6b, up by 20%

China's outbound direct investment in the non-financial sector gained by 20 percent year-on-year to $50.6 billion during the first seven months of the year.

Home prices continue to rise in July

Prices of both new and existing homes continued to rise in most Chinese cities in July, according to official data released on Sunday.

July non-manufacturing PMI rises to 54.1%

The purchasing managers index (PMI) for China's non-manufacturing sector stood at 54.1 percent in July, up from 53.9 percent for June.

China's July power consumption rises 8.8%

Electricity consumption in China, a common indicator of economic activity, rose 8.8 percent year-on-year to 495 terawatt-hours in July.

Rosy data lays ground for steady growth

China's upbeat economic data in July eased fears the economy might further dip, and lays the ground for Premier Li to focus on revamping the model.

Upgrading Chinese economy

Having experienced rapid development for more than three decades, the most important task is economic structural adjustment.

Trade data inject hope

China's trade surplus used to be the focus of global attention. But it is now the country's surging trade growth that is in the spotlight.

Major Figures




Price Indexes
CPI  2.7%


PPI  -2.3%


Growth Indexes
PMI  50.3


Retail 13.2%   13.3%
Fixed-asset investment  20.1%


Industrial output  9.7%


Export  $185.99b


Import  $168.17b


Surplus  $17.82b


Financial Indexes
New loans  

860.6b yuan

M2   105.5t yuan
FDI  $9.41b $14.4
Other Indexes
Fiscal revenue 1.18t yuan 1.24t yuan


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