Business

Exports, consumers drive China's 6.9 percent growth in 2017

Jan 18, 2018

China's economy expanded at a 6.9 percent pace in 2017, faster than expected and the first annual increase in seven years

China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecoms

Jan 18, 2018

China has criticized moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying Washington lacks objectivity in its approach to Chinese businesses

China reports economic growth accelerated to 6.9 percent in 2017

Jan 18, 2018

China reports economic growth accelerated to 6.9 percent in 2017

China says cross-border cash flows hit turning point in '17

Jan 18, 2018

Financial regulators in China say cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines

Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China

Jan 18, 2018

Politics weighing on foreign companies in China as Communist Party expands controls

Apple supplier denies charges of unsafe, unclean conditions

Jan 17, 2018

Apple supplier in eastern China denies labor group allegations that workers toil for ten-hour shifts in loud, unsafe, polluted conditions

China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

Jan 17, 2018

China's Transport Ministry says preparations are underway to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died.

Global stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings

Jan 16, 2018

Global stocks mostly higher following U.S. holiday as investors look ahead to American corporate earnings reports

Asian stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings

Jan 16, 2018

Asian stock markets have risen following a holiday for US markets as investors look ahead to American corporate earnings reports

Oil spill from sunken tanker is expanding in East China Sea

Jan 16, 2018

Several oil slicks have been found in waters around a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea in a spill that is growing

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