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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
Shanghai Sets GDP Growth Target at 6.5% for Next Five Years

Shanghai Sets GDP Growth Target at 6.5% for Next Five Years

Shanghai has pegged its economic growth target at about 6.5 percent for each of the coming five years, Mayor Ying Yong said today at the annual session of the Shanghai People’s Congress.

Jan 23, 2018
Chen Juan
IMF Raises China's Growth Forecast to 6.6% for 2017 on Stricter Shadow Banking Regulation

IMF Raises China's Growth Forecast to 6.6% for 2017 on Stricter Shadow Banking Regulation

The International Monetary Fund has raised its expectations for China's economic growth this year by 0.1 percentage point to 6.6…

Jan 23, 2018
Zhou Ailin
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 NEV Sector Hindered by Low Charging Station Utilization, NEA Director Says

China’s NEV Sector Hindered by Low Charging Station Utilization, NEA Director Says

China’s new energy automotive sector faces ongoing challenges related to the underutilization of public charging piles due to the uneven distribution of related infrastructure.

Jan 22, 2018
Wu Ziye
Shanghai Becomes China’s First City With GDP Exceeding CNY3 Trillion

Shanghai Becomes China’s First City With GDP Exceeding CNY3 Trillion

Shanghai’s gross domestic product topped CNY3 trillion (USD466 billion) for the first time last year marking an unprecedented milestone for a Chinese city, as its economy expanded 6.9 percent.

Jan 19, 2018
Xu Wei
China’s Highest GDP Growth Rate in Seven Years Defies Concerns Over Regulatory Controls

China’s Highest GDP Growth Rate in Seven Years Defies Concerns Over Regulatory Controls

China's gross domestic product growth last year exceeded expectations, hitting over CNY80 trillion for the first time. It also represents…

Jan 19, 2018
Xu Wei
China's Birth Rate Drops in 2017 Despite Second-Child Policy Yields 51% of Newborns

China's Birth Rate Drops in 2017 Despite Second-Child Policy Yields 51% of Newborns

China had a total of 17.58 million newborns last year, 880,000 less than that in 2016. It marks a…

Jan 19, 2018
Wang Ling
China Cuts US Treasury Holdings by USD12.6 Billion in November

China Cuts US Treasury Holdings by USD12.6 Billion in November

China reduced its US Treasury holdings by USD12.6 billion to USD1.18 trillion in November last year, according to data released by the US Treasury Department.

Jan 18, 2018
Xu Wei
China's GDP Grew 6.9% Last Year to Nearly USD13 Trillion

China's GDP Grew 6.9% Last Year to Nearly USD13 Trillion

China's gross domestic product expanded 6.9 percent last year to CNY82.71 trillion (USD12.92 trillion), marking the first time it has…

Jan 18, 2018
Xu Wei
China’s Local Government Debt Remains Within Targeted Ceiling in 2017

China’s Local Government Debt Remains Within Targeted Ceiling in 2017

China’s local government debt had amounted to CNY16.47 trillion (USD2.55 trillion) by the end of 2017, which is below the limit set by the National People’s Congress, China’s legislature.

Jan 18, 2018
Xu Wei
China Curbs ‘Irrational Outbound Investment’ in Real Estate, Sports, Entertainment

China Curbs ‘Irrational Outbound Investment’ in Real Estate, Sports, Entertainment

Chinese investors made non-financial outbound direct investments worth USD120 billion in 6,236 companies in 174 countries and regions last year.…

Jan 17, 2018
Xu Wei

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