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China Jan forex reserves fall more than expected to $2.998 trillion, near 6-year low

China Jan forex reserves fall more than expected to $2.998 trillion, near 6-year low

China`s foreign exchange reserves unexpectedly fell below the closely watched $3 trillion level in January for the first time in nearly six years, even as authorities tried to curb outflows by tightening capital controls.

Job vacancy boom in China after Spring Festival

Job vacancy boom in China after Spring Festival

Demand for new employees in China`s Guangdong province increased after the Spring Festival vacation, when migrant workers return to their hometowns for the holiday, the media reported on Tuesday.

Indian economy projected to overtake US by 2040

Indian economy projected to overtake US by 2040

The global economic order is expected to shift from advanced to emerging economies over the next few decades, and by 2040 India could edge past the US to become the world's second largest economy in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, says a report.

China see surge in tourist numbers

China see surge in tourist numbers

China witnessed a surge in tourist numbers on Friday, the first day of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, official data showed on Saturday.

Alibaba's Jack Ma warns of 'big trade war' between China, US

Alibaba's Jack Ma warns of 'big trade war' between China, US

E-commerce giant Alibaba's founder Jack Ma has warned of a "big trade war" between China and the US under the new Trump Presidency if conflicts were not dealt properly.

Chinese PM believes country will maintain growth rate

Chinese PM believes country will maintain growth rate

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has expressed confidence that his country will maintain its growth rate this year, after it was revealed that the GDP grew 6.7 percent year-on-year in 2016, according to officials on Saturday.

China's GDP growth slows to 26-year low of 6.7%

China's GDP growth slows to 26-year low of 6.7%

China`s economy grew 6.7 percent year on year in 2016, the slowest pace of growth in 26 years, but well within the government`s target range.

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.

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.

China is confident economy grew 6.7% in 2016

China is confident economy grew 6.7% in 2016

China is confident to have reached an economic growth of 6.7 percent in 2016, within a targeted range set earlier in the year, Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said on Sunday.

China forex reserves fall by $320 billion in 2016

China forex reserves fall by $320 billion in 2016

China's foreign exchange reserves fell by USD 320 billion last year, Beijing announced Saturday, as authorities sought to support the yuan against a soaring dollar which is encouraging capital outflows.

China manufacturing accelerates at fastest for 4 years

China manufacturing accelerates at fastest for 4 years

China's manufacturing activity expanded at its quickest pace in nearly four years in December, an independent research firm said today, in a sign of improving health for the world's second-largest economy.

Growth in China's factories, services slows in December - official PMI

Growth in China's factories, services slows in December - official PMI

China`s manufacturing sector expanded for a fifth month in December, but growth slowed a touch more than expected in a sign that government measures to rein in soaring asset prices are starting to have a knock-on effect on the broader economy. 

'China economy improving, rate hike a possibility'

'China economy improving, rate hike a possibility'

Interest rates in China are already on an upward trend as the economy improves, People`s Bank of China (PBOC) adviser Sheng Songcheng told Reuters in an interview.

China faces battle over market economy status

China faces battle over market economy status

China`s battle for recognition as a market economy that would help it avoid penalties from key trade partners has been thwarted, as a key clause in Beijing`s deal to join the WTO expires Sunday. 

China factory-gate inflation hits 5-year high

China factory-gate inflation hits 5-year high

Chinese producer prices rose at their fastest pace for five years in November, Beijing said Friday, fuelling hopes that the world`s factory can export inflation into a lacklustre global economy.

China says retail sales growth slows in October

China says retail sales growth slows in October

China`s retail sales growth slowed last month, government data showed Monday, in a worrying sign for domestic demand in the world`s second-largest economy.

China exports slip for 7th straight month in October

China exports slip for 7th straight month in October

Chinese exports sank for a seventh consecutive month in October, data showed Tuesday, as weak global demand dealt a blow to the world`s number two economy following recent signs of stability.

China replaces Finance Minister Lou Jiwei; aims at fiscal boost to economy

China replaces Finance Minister Lou Jiwei; aims at fiscal boost to economy

China today replaced finance minister Lou Jiwei, state media reported, with some analysts predicting more fiscal stimulus in the world's second-largest economy.

China not planning to raise income tax

China not planning to raise income tax

 Chinese officials have refuted the speculation that the government was planning to raise personal income tax on earnings of more than USD 18,400 a year, after netizens responded "furiously" to reports that plans were afoot to increase the tax burden on the emerging middle class.