China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported disappointing first quarter GDP growth of 7.7 percent on Monday, according to Reuters: Many investors had anticipated a possible surprise on the upside, with growth faster...
by Melissa M. Chan | Jan 1, 2012
In his new year’s speech, President Hu Jintao addressed concerns about uncertain economic growth and global economic recovery in 2012. Although Hu did not give any specific details, he claimed that he would give priority...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 11, 2010
From Bloomberg: Yuan forwards climbed for a third day after the government reported record exports in June and the largest trade surplus in eight months. Overseas sales jumped 43.9 percent from a year earlier to $137.4 billion...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 11, 2010
Global Times interviews Xu Xiaonian, a professor at China Europe International Business School: NE: Year-on-year GDP rose by 11.9 percent in the first quarter of 2010. Some believe that China has entered the fast track of...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 16, 2010
The New York Times reports: China’s accelerating economic recovery without signs yet of a surge in inflation may give the government some leeway in making two crucial decisions: raising interest rates and revaluing the Chinese...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 26, 2010
A 10% growth rate in China is helping fuel a global economic recovery, though developed economies such as the U.S. will recover more slowly, the IMF says. From the New York Times: The monetary fund expected growth of 10 percent...
by Liu Yong | Dec 24, 2009
From Reuters: The Chinese government will deliver on its commitment to spend 1.18 trillion yuan ($173 billion) before the end of 2010, the core of the country’s stimulus package, a deputy finance minister said on Thursday....
by Sophie Beach | Dec 7, 2009
The Financial Times reports: China will take steps next year to boost rural demand while trying to curb overcapacity in numerous industrial sectors, the government said on Monday at the end of its annual closed-door gathering to...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 1, 2009
Positive news about China’s manufacturing industry gave a boost to economies around the globe, Bloomberg reports: Stocks rose in the U.S., extending a global rally, after the reports added to evidence that factories are...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 30, 2009
Reuters reports on the PMI and other recent economic figures released in China: China’s manufacturing sector expanded for the ninth consecutive month in November but ran into headwinds from weaker trade and employment, a...
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