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China's Manufacturing PMI Falls to 50.3 in February Weighed Down by Lunar New Year Holiday

China's Manufacturing PMI Falls to 50.3 in February Weighed Down by Lunar New Year Holiday

China’s official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, in February fell one point from last month with the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays contributing to slowing business activities.

Feb 28, 2018
Xu Wei
China’s Couriers Delivered 40 Billion Parcels Last Year, Up 42 Percent Annually

China’s Couriers Delivered 40 Billion Parcels Last Year, Up 42 Percent Annually

China’s logistics providers delivered a whopping 40.06 billion parcels last year, maintaining a yearly growth rate of 42 percent, the country’s postal regulator said.

Feb 28, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Sharing Economy Will Continue to Grow at 30% Annually to 2023

China’s Sharing Economy Will Continue to Grow at 30% Annually to 2023

China's sharing economy will continue to grow at an annual rate of over 30 percent over the next five years,…

Feb 28, 2018
Dou Shicong
Growth of China’s Graying Hit Record Last Year

Growth of China’s Graying Hit Record Last Year

China’s elderly population grew by more than 10 million people last year for the first time in history, indicating that population aging has continued at an accelerating pace.

Feb 27, 2018
Wang Ling
Chinese Unemployment Fell to 15-Year Low in 2017 Amid Job Creation

Chinese Unemployment Fell to 15-Year Low in 2017 Amid Job Creation

China’s urban unemployment rate remained below four percent all last year in a low unseen since 2002, said You Jun…

Feb 26, 2018
Liao Shumin
China’s Eldercare Institutions Double in Five Years to 144,600

China’s Eldercare Institutions Double in Five Years to 144,600

Geriatric care institutions in China have been developing and upgrading in the last five years to cope with the country’s graying populace.

Feb 23, 2018
Xu Wei
China’s Airlines Transported More People, Cargo Last Year in Bid to Become More Efficient

China’s Airlines Transported More People, Cargo Last Year in Bid to Become More Efficient

Chinese airlines were more efficient last year after transporting 552 million passengers and more than seven million tons of cargo and mail.

Feb 23, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Central SOE Assets Total Close to USD9 Trillion at End of 2017

China’s Central SOE Assets Total Close to USD9 Trillion at End of 2017

Assets of China’s state-owned enterprises under the direct administration of the central government reached close to USD9 trillion at the end of…

Feb 22, 2018
Xu Wei
China’s Total Value of Goods Shipped Expected to Grow 6.5% This Year, Industry Body Says

China’s Total Value of Goods Shipped Expected to Grow 6.5% This Year, Industry Body Says

The total value of goods shipped from suppliers to buyers in China will grow 6.5 percent this year to USD42.6…

Feb 14, 2018
Xu Wei
Belt and Road Spending Drives Chinese Outbound Investment Higher for a Third Month

Belt and Road Spending Drives Chinese Outbound Investment Higher for a Third Month

China’s non-financial outbound direct investment rose for a third consecutive month in January, jumping nearly 40 percent from a year…

Feb 14, 2018
Xu Wei
China Spent 2.12% of GDP on R&D Last Year as Economy Shifts Focus to Local Tech

China Spent 2.12% of GDP on R&D Last Year as Economy Shifts Focus to Local Tech

China’s spending on research and development last year was the equivalent of 2.12 percent of gross domestic product as the country realigns its economy to focus more on home-grown technology.

Feb 14, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Broad Money Supply Growth in January Beat Market Expectations

China’s Broad Money Supply Growth in January Beat Market Expectations

China’s broad money supply (M2) and lending growth surpassed market expectations for last month, though expansion in social financing, a…

Feb 13, 2018
Xu Wei

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