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China's economic growth picks up in first half

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 13:10

China's economy picked up pace notching up 7.4 percent year on year growth in the first half of 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said today.

China's inflation at four-month high of 2.5% in May

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 09:53

Food prices rose 4.1 percent in May from a year earlier, quickening from April`s 2.3 percent rise, the data showed.

China`s GDP grows at 7.4%, its slowest pace in 18 months

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 17:13

China`s GDP grew at its slowest pace in 18 months with 7.4 per cent growth in the first quarter of 2014, signalling a slowdown despite reforms and restructuring to revitalise the world`s second largest economy.

China's producer price index falls

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 15:18

China's producer price index (PPI), a barometer of future consumer inflation, fell 2.6 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.

23 million Chinese come out of poverty

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 13:03

Over 23 million people stepped out of poverty in China last year, said authorities.

China's Consumer Price Index eases

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 13:01

China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, grew to 1.8 percent year on year in July, the slowest pace since February 2010, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced Thursday.

China forging economic statistics: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, June 23, 2012, 20:19

As per a report in the New York Times, top corporate honchos in China and Western economists suggest evidence that local and provincial officials are “inflating economic statistics” to hide the true depth of the troubles.

China's industrial profit goes up in 2011

Last Updated: Friday, February 03, 2012, 12:54

China's industrial enterprises saw their profits increase 25.4 percent year-on-year to reach 5.45 trillion yuan (USD863.68 billion) in 2011, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday.

China sentences two to jail for leaking data

Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2011, 15:53

Economic data is usually market-sensitive information and the figures are routinely leaked before their official release.

China biz enterprises reports slightly declining profits

Last Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 14:10

China's industrial enterprises reported an average rise of 28.3 percent in profits year-on-year for the last seven months of 2011 against an average increase of 28.7 percent for the same period last year.