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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.

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 exports dive in September on weak global demand

Imports fell 1.9 percent on-year to $142.5 billion, Customs said, and the trade surplus declined to $42.0 billion.

Chinese yuan strengthens to three-month high

The onshore yuan climbed to 6.4625 to the dollar as of 9.40 a.m. in Shanghai, up 214 basis points from Thursday`s close, according to China Foreign Exchange Trade System prices.

China February exports down 25.4%, worst fall since May 2009

China February exports down 25.4%, worst fall since May 2009

Exports fell 25.4 percent from a year earlier, twice as much as markets had feared as demand skidded in all of China`s major markets, while imports slumped 13.8 percent, the 16th straight month of decline.

China December exports, imports fall much less than expected

China December exports, imports fall much less than expected

China will release fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 economic growth data on January 19.

China slowdown may hit energy, steel sectors in APAC: Fitch

Energy and steel may be the hardest-hit sectors in Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the event of a sharp slowdown in Chinese growth, says Fitch Ratings. 

China stocks extend slide amid warning of severe trade pressure

Chinese stock markets tumbled for a second straight day on Wednesday as investors crowded the exits, fearing a government campaign to prop up share prices was faltering and unnerved by a steady stream of gloomy economic news.

Record yuan strength hurts Chinese exports, immediate let-up unlikely

China`s exports in the first five months rose 0.7 percent from a year earlier, far from the government`s target of 6 percent this year. Exports to Europe and Japan fell 6.9 percent and 8.1 percent, respectively, and shipments to Southeast Asia were flat.

China March exports dive as economy seen slowing further

China suffered an across-the-board decline in trade in March, the government said today, days ahead of GDP data expected to show another slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

India's trade deficit with China rose to $37.8 bn in 2014

India's trade deficit with China rose to a whopping USD 37.8 billion last year even as bilateral trade picked up, totalling USD 70.59 billion, a year on year increase of 7.9 per cent.

China November trade surplus leaps 61.4% to record $54.47 bn: Govt

China`s trade surplus hit a record $54.47 billion in November, soaring 61.4 percent on-year as imports to the world`s second-largest economy surprisingly fell, the government said Monday.

China`s May trade surplus up to $35.92 billion: Govt

Exports, which accelerated from April`s gain of 0.9 percent, were in line with the median prediction of a 7.2 percent rise, while imports missed their forecast of a 6.0 percent increase.

China stocks higher in morning trade

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.10 percent, or 1.98 points, to 2,052.21.

Asian shares tick up cautiously as China data looms

Asian shares cautiously rebounded from two-week lows on Thursday though investors were in no mood to embrace risk ahead of a batch of Chinese data that may offer clues about the extent of its economic slowdown.

China replaces US as world's top trading nation

The Ministry of Commerce said that China was the leading merchandise trader in 2013 and its trade totalled 4.16 trillion dollars in 2013 with exports reaching 2.21 trillion dollars and imports of 1.95 trillion dollars.

China's trade crosses $4 trillion in 2013, exports up 7.9%

Imports increased 7.3 percent to USD 1.95 trillion and China's trade surplus widened to USD 259.75 billion in 2013, a rise of 12.8 percent from a year earlier, Zheng Yuesheng, spokesman for the General Administration of Customs, told the media here today.

Asian shares advance on China trade, falling yen

Both the dollar and the euro extended their gains on the yen, with the single currency hitting a five-year high in what should be a boost to Japanese exports, profits and stocks.

China posts big trade surplus as exports goes up

Exports went up 12.7 percent year-on-year in November while imports gained 5.3 percent, the General Administration of Customs said today.

India, China, S Africa sign MoUs on trade, investment

The South African National Apex Cooperative (SANACO) signed the agreements with cooperatives umbrella bodies at the 3rd BRICS Cooperative Meeting that ended in Cape Town yesterday.