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.

Thousands protest China trade deal in Taiwan

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in the streets around Taiwan`s Parliament on Sunday to protest a trade pact with China, a nearly 2-week-old protest that is challenging the president`s policy of moving the democratic island economically closer to China.

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.

China's new trade zone opens in Shanghai

China opened a new free trade zone in Shanghai on Sunday in what has been hailed as potentially the boldest reform move in decades, unveiling fresh details of plans to liberalise regulations governing finance, investment and trade in the zone.

China's trade strengthens as exports rise 7.2 %

The exports growth rate was 2.1 percentage points higher than July, figures released by China's General Administration of Customs said today.

No concessions given to China for trade accords: Mexico

Deputy Foreign Trade Secretary Francisco de Rosenzweig said in a press conference that during Chinese President Xi Jinping's official visit to Mexico, which began Tuesday and ended Thursday, progress made in three trade sectors.

China May trade data highlights growth concerns

Overseas shipments rose just one percent to USD182.8 billion last month, far lower than 14.7 percent recorded in April.