Economy

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 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

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

China's trade with North Korea plunges as sanctions tighten

Jan 12, 2018

China's trade with North Korea is plunging as U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development tightened

China's trade growth cools in December

Jan 12, 2018

China's trade growth cooled in December in a sign of weaker global and domestic demand, but last year's total exports rose 7.9 percent over 2016 while imports were up 15.9 percent

China warns Trump ahead of possible trade decision

Jan 11, 2018

China has warned Washington it will 'resolutely safeguard' its interests ahead of a possible decision in an investigation into whether Beijing steals technology

China: Report buying of US debt might stop is 'fake news'

Jan 11, 2018

China's foreign exchange regulator has challenged a news report that it might slow or stop purchases of U.S. Treasury debt due to trade tensions with Washington as "fake news."

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