Economic Data

China’s Deleveraging Efforts Led to Big Fall in Social Financing Last Month, PBOC Adviser Says

China’s Deleveraging Efforts Led to Big Fall in Social Financing Last Month, PBOC Adviser Says

An adviser to People’s Bank of China attributes a sharp drop in social financing in May to the central bank’s efforts to expand deleveraging in the world’s second-biggest economy.

Jun 14, 2018
Zhou Ailin
China's Chief Economists Are Optimistic About April Development, Survey Shows

China's Chief Economists Are Optimistic About April Development, Survey Shows

China's Chief Economists Are Optimistic About April Development, Survey Shows. The Yicai Chief Economist Confidence Index, which measures how top…

May 10, 2018
He Xiao
China Used 6.3 Trillion Kilowatt Hours of Electricity as It Powered Its Economy Last Year

China Used 6.3 Trillion Kilowatt Hours of Electricity as It Powered Its Economy Last Year

China used 6.3 trillion kilowatt hours of electricity last year, reflecting the strength of the country’s economy, National Development and Reform Commission spokesman Yan Pengcheng said today.

Jan 22, 2018
Tang Shihua
China’s Foreign Trade Volume Rose 14.2% in 2017, Ending Two-Year Decline

China’s Foreign Trade Volume Rose 14.2% in 2017, Ending Two-Year Decline

China’s Foreign Trade Volume Rose 14.2% in 2017, Ending Two-Year Decline. China’s foreign trade volume rose 14.2 percent annually to…

Jan 12, 2018
Tang Shihua
Shanghai Consumer Confidence Hits All-Time High, Investor Optimism Surges, Survey Shows

Shanghai Consumer Confidence Hits All-Time High, Investor Optimism Surges, Survey Shows

Consumer and investor confidence in Shanghai is rebounding as the nation’s economic performance begins to stabilize.

Oct 17, 2017
Chen Yikan
China's Economy Continues Up in Third Quarter as Excavator Sales, Rail Cargo Volume Rise Substantially

China's Economy Continues Up in Third Quarter as Excavator Sales, Rail Cargo Volume Rise Substantially

Though the Chinese government has yet to publish macroeconomic data for the third quarter, some composite leading indicators show the…

Oct 9, 2017
Zhu Yanran
Yuan to Slide to 6.63 Against Dollar, China’s Forex Reserves to Keep Rising, Economists Predict

Yuan to Slide to 6.63 Against Dollar, China’s Forex Reserves to Keep Rising, Economists Predict

Despite the yuan’s recent rally against the dollar, chief economists at major Chinese financial institutions believe the value of the…

Sep 7, 2017
He Xiao
China’s Caixin Manufacturing, Services PMIs Picked Up in August

China’s Caixin Manufacturing, Services PMIs Picked Up in August

China’s Caixin manufacturing and services purchasing managers’ indices for last month both rose from July, leading to a six-month high…

Sep 5, 2017
Dou Shicong
China’s Economy Performs Well as Restocking Cycle Comes to a Close

China’s Economy Performs Well as Restocking Cycle Comes to a Close

China’s economy registered stable performance with good momentum in July after putting up better-than-expected numbers in the second quarter.

Sep 5, 2017
Zhu Yanran
China's Manufacturing PMI Picks Up in August, Supply and Demand Continue to Improve, NBS Says

China's Manufacturing PMI Picks Up in August, Supply and Demand Continue to Improve, NBS Says

China’s purchasing managers’ index hit its second-highest value of the year this month, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics.

Aug 31, 2017
Dou Shicong
Shenzhen GDP Grows 8.8% in First Half on Strong Private Investment

Shenzhen GDP Grows 8.8% in First Half on Strong Private Investment

Gross domestic product in Shenzhen, the southern Chinese city pioneering the nation’s economic reform, grew 8.8 percent in the first…

Jul 28, 2017
Wang Yufeng