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China’s Current Account, Non-Reserve Account Saw Surplus Last Year, SAFE Says

China’s Current Account, Non-Reserve Account Saw Surplus Last Year, SAFE Says

Both China’s current account and non-reserve financial account saw surpluses with the increase of reserve assets, preliminary data for China’s…

Feb 9, 2018
Xu Wei
Consumer Goods Sales Will Top USD635 Million in China This Year, Its Trade Body Says

Consumer Goods Sales Will Top USD635 Million in China This Year, Its Trade Body Says

China’s overseas business development department believes retail sales of consumer goods in the country will rise 10 percent to surpass CNY40 trillion (USD635 million) this year.

Feb 6, 2018
Xu Wei
South Korea Retains Trade Surplus But China Tourism Boycott Flogs Services Sector

South Korea Retains Trade Surplus But China Tourism Boycott Flogs Services Sector

South Korea maintained a current account surplus for the 20th straight year in 2017, but plummeting tourism from China saw…

Feb 5, 2018
Xu Wei
China’s Service Sector Expands at Fastest Pace in Almost Six Years in January

China’s Service Sector Expands at Fastest Pace in Almost Six Years in January

China’s service sector grew at its quickest rate in nearly six years last month on the back of a jump in…

Feb 5, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Tax Revenue Improves in a Sign of Enhanced Correlation Between Taxation and Growth

China’s Tax Revenue Improves in a Sign of Enhanced Correlation Between Taxation and Growth

China’s taxation authorities last year collected a total of CNY12.6 trillion (USD2 trillion) tax revenue, up by 8.7 percent year-on-year,…

Feb 1, 2018
Tang Shihua
BAT Leads Way as Value of China’s Listed Tech Firms Nears USD9 Trillion

BAT Leads Way as Value of China’s Listed Tech Firms Nears USD9 Trillion

China’s 102 listed tech firms had a combined market cap of almost CNY9 trillion (USD1.4 trillion) as of the end of last year, with the top three companies hogging the bulk of the figure.

Feb 1, 2018
Liao Shumin
No Change to China's Official PMI as Manufacturing PMI Tops 50 for 18 Months

No Change to China's Official PMI as Manufacturing PMI Tops 50 for 18 Months

China's composite purchasing managers index (PMI), which combines the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors to indicate the overall conditions of the…

Jan 31, 2018
Xu Wei
China Warms Up to Pets as Ownership Gains Popularity

China Warms Up to Pets as Ownership Gains Popularity

The number of Chinese pet owners has increased consistently in recent years, but the market has room to expand.

Jan 29, 2018
Le Yan
China’s Smartphone Market Looks Overripe as Annual Shipments Dip for First Time

China’s Smartphone Market Looks Overripe as Annual Shipments Dip for First Time

Total shipments of Chinese smartphones declined for the first time ever last year, suggesting the domestic market is past its prime, according to market research agency Canalys.

Jan 29, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Industrial Profit Growth Hits Five-Year High on Supply-Side Structural Reform

China’s Industrial Profit Growth Hits Five-Year High on Supply-Side Structural Reform

The profit growth of Chinese industrial enterprises above the designated size (those with an annual operating income of over CNY20…

Jan 26, 2018
Xu Wei
Chongqing’s GDP Nears USD320 Billion, Ranks Fifth in China

Chongqing’s GDP Nears USD320 Billion, Ranks Fifth in China

Chongqing’s gross domestic product was nearly CNY2 trillion (USD320 billion) last year, surpassing that of Tianjin and ranking fifth in…

Jan 25, 2018
Xu Wei
China's Solar Sector Sees Cell Production Surge by One-Third in 2017

China's Solar Sector Sees Cell Production Surge by One-Third in 2017

China's solar industry continued its strong momentum last year with production of photovoltaic cells growing to 68 gigawatts, a 33.3…

Jan 24, 2018
Dou Shicong

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