Business / Macro

China, Russia trade volume rises 1.8% in 5 months

[2014-06-30 09:30]

Trade volume between China and Russia rose 1.8 percent between January and May from a year earlier, according to data released by China's General Administration of Customs (GAC).

China June HSBC PMI shows first expansion in six months

[2014-07-01 13:44]

The final reading of the HSBC/Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) for June rose to 50.7 from May's 49.4, surging past the 50-point level.

China industrial profits up 9.8% in first 5 months

[2014-06-27 10:12]

Chinese industrial businesses saw their profits rise by 9.8 percent year on year in the first five months of 2014, official data showed on Friday.

China's external financial assets surpass $6 trillion

[2014-06-26 09:23]

China's external financial assets reached $6.13 trillion by the end of March this year, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said on Wednesday.

China sees less service trade deficit

[2014-06-25 09:54]

China's foreign trade in services saw a deficit of 50.9 billion yuan ($8.27 billion) in May, official data showed on Tuesday.

China local debts growth down, problems hang

[2014-06-25 09:48]

China has seen a slowing growth of local government debts since the middle of last year, an annual audit report showed on Tuesday.

China govt struggling to meet fiscal target

[2014-06-25 09:41]

The central treasury received 2.9 trillion yuan ($472 billion) from January to May, a year-on-year growth of 6.3 percent and 0.7 percentage points lower than the budgeted target.

June PMIs in positive territory

[2014-07-02 07:11]

Two gauges of China's manufacturing sector released on Tuesday point to sustained expansion in factory activity, with government stimulus efforts paying off.

China's June PMI at six-month high

[2014-07-01 10:34]

Accelerated growth in the country's manufacturing sector inspires optimism concerning continued stable economic growth.

China's industrial output accelerates

[2014-06-13 14:34]

China's industrial production expanded at faster pace in May, adding to signs for a stabilizing economy, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday.

Forex growth continues in first quarter

[2014-06-19 20:31]

Chinarecorded a $7 billion surplus in its current account and a $94 billion surplus in its capital and financial account in the first quarter of 2014.

China's current, capital account surpluses continue

[2014-06-19 14:35]

China continued to see surpluses in both its current and capital accounts in the first quarter of this year, according to the final balance of payments data released on Thursday.

China's non-financial ODI drops Jan-May

[2014-06-17 15:10]

The combined outbound investment of Chinese companies declined during the first five months of 2014 due to plunges in major investment destinations, official data showed on Tuesday.

China sees rising number of new companies

[2014-06-17 13:09]

The number of newly registered companies has grown fast since a new registration rule took effect in the beginning of March, new data showed on Monday.

China's FDI inflows down 6.7% in May

[2014-06-17 10:47]

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland fell 6.7 percent year on year to $8.6 billion in May, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.

Net foreign currency purchases decline in May

[2014-06-17 07:03]

Net foreign currency purchases by Chinese lenders hit a nine-month low in May, on lower forex inflows and wider yuan fluctuations.

China's power consumption rises 5.2% in Jan-May

[2014-06-14 11:01]

In May alone, power use, an indicator of economic activity, gained 5.3 percent from a year ago, picking up speed from the 4.6 percent growth in April.

China's May retail sales up 12.5%

[2014-06-13 14:27]

China's retail sales grew 12.5 percent year on year to 2.13 trillion yuan ($348.36 billion) in May, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

China's new yuan loans up in May

[2014-06-12 17:23]

China's new yuan-denominated lending amounted to 870.8 billion yuan ($141.56 billion) in May, higher than 774.7 billion yuan in April.

China's forex reserves rise to $4 trillion

[2014-06-12 16:56]

China's foreign exchange reserves have risen to around $4 trillion, said a foreign exchange official on Thursday.