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Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Here is a 10-point guide to understanding the rising fear of China.

Nov 17, 2017, 07:34 AM IST
China says will have no problem meeting 2017 growth target, may beat it

China says will have no problem meeting 2017 growth target, may beat it

The World Bank last week raised its economic growth forecast for China for 2017 to 6.7 percent from 6.5 percent.

Oct 10, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

Moody's slashes Hong Kong rating following China cut

Hong Kong on Thursday hit back at a decision by Moody's to cut its credit rating on the city, which the agency said was becoming increasingly close to mainland China.

May 25, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

Moody's downgrades China rating to A1 from Aa3, cites slow econominc growth as reason

Moody's downgrades China rating to A1 from Aa3, cites slow econominc growth as reason. Watch complete news story for getting the detailed updates from stock market!

May 24, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
China's property market to see slower growth in 2017: Moody's

China's property market to see slower growth in 2017: Moody's

China's overheated property market is likely to show a slower pace of sales growth this year due to tightened regulations, a top credit ratings agency has said.

Jan 27, 2017, 14:46 PM IST
China 2016 economic growth expected to be around 6.7 percent - state planner head

China 2016 economic growth expected to be around 6.7 percent - state planner head

China`s economic growth in 2016 was expected to be around 6.7 percent, Xu Shaoshi, director of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), said on Tuesday.

Jan 10, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
China seeks foreign investment in foreign trade five-year plan

China seeks foreign investment in foreign trade five-year plan

China`s commerce ministry published its foreign trade five-year plan for 2016 to 2020 on Monday, reiterating its determination to attract foreign investment in manufacturing and its support for domestic companies going overseas.

Jan 09, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
China 2016 economic growth seen slowing to 6.6 percent, 6.5 percent in 2017: Reuters poll

China 2016 economic growth seen slowing to 6.6 percent, 6.5 percent in 2017: Reuters poll

China`s economic growth is expected to cool to 6.6 percent this year and slow further to 6.5 percent in 2017, even as the government keeps up policy support to help ward off a sharper slowdown, a Reuters poll showed.

Oct 17, 2016, 11:16 AM IST
China's economy faring better than expected: Prime Minister Li Keqiang

China's economy faring better than expected: Prime Minister Li Keqiang

China`s economy has so far fared better than expected this year, Prime Minister Li Keqiang said on Tuesday, citing the increase of new jobs and contribution of domestic consumption and the service industry to overall economic growth.

Oct 11, 2016, 11:49 AM IST
China home prices rise faster; smaller cities at profit

China home prices rise faster; smaller cities at profit

Sizzling home price rises in China’s biggest cities showed signs of easing in May but sharp gains appeared to be spreading to smaller cities, making policymakers’ job harder as they look to support the faltering economy without inflating bubbles.

Jun 18, 2016, 10:50 AM IST
India obvious candidate to drive global growth: HSBC

India obvious candidate to drive global growth: HSBC

India is the "obvious candidate" to push global growth amid a lingering slowdown but it will need sustained GDP expansion to reach, by the middle of next decade, the share of world GDP that China had at the height of its boom in 2005, says an HSBC report.

Jun 10, 2016, 16:50 PM IST
China's production, investment, retail sales all disappoint in April

China's production, investment, retail sales all disappoint in April

China`s investment, factory output and retail sales all grew more slowly than expected in April, adding to doubts about whether the world`s second-largest economy is stabilising.

May 14, 2016, 12:52 PM IST
China's manufacturing activity expands at slower pace

China's manufacturing activity expands at slower pace

 China's manufacturing activity expanded slower than expected in April, raising more doubts about the recent recovery in the world's second-largest economy grappling with the worst slowdown in 25 years.

May 01, 2016, 16:55 PM IST
China seen posting slowest economic growth in 25 years as policy risks grow

China seen posting slowest economic growth in 25 years as policy risks grow

China is expected to report its weakest quarterly economic growth in nearly seven years on Tuesday, adding pressure on policymakers to take bolder steps to ward off fears of a sharper slowdown that are jolting global financial markets. 

Jan 19, 2016, 03:02 AM IST
China Southern Airlines to buy 10 Airbus planes worth $2.27 bn

China Southern Airlines to buy 10 Airbus planes worth $2.27 bn

China, the world`s second largest economy, is Asia`s biggest aircraft buyer.

Dec 23, 2015, 16:01 PM IST
China's little secret: A thriving, free market in shares

China's little secret: A thriving, free market in shares

Far away from the glare of China`s stock market chaos, stampede of sell orders and freeze on new listings, the spirit of free markets is alive and kicking right in the nation`s capital.

Jul 30, 2015, 21:03 PM IST
Chinese economy facing some problems but functioning well: Xi

Chinese economy facing some problems but functioning well: Xi

As China's economic growth continued to slowdown sparking concerns at home and abroad, President Xi Jinping has said that the economy is facing "some problems" but functioning well in general.

Jul 30, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

China market rout, slowing economy sap demand for luxury cars

Prices for German luxury cars in China are tumbling as the country`s stock market sell-off and worries about broader economic growth chill demand for auto brands that once commanded price premiums from affluent Chinese consumers.

Jul 11, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

China's soft May inflation increases calls for fiscal stimulus

China`s consumer inflation eased while producer prices stayed stubbornly in deflation in May, bolstering the case for fiscal stimulus as the world`s second-largest economy shrugs off monetary easing.

Jun 09, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

China consumer inflation falls to 1.2% in May

The reading for the consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, released by the National Bureau of Statistics was lower than April`s 1.5 percent.

Jun 09, 2015, 09:50 AM IST