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China second-quarter GDP growth slows to 27-year low

China`s trading partners and financial markets are closely watching the health of the world`s second-largest economy as the Sino-U.S. trade war gets longer and costlier, fuelling worries of a global recession.

Jul 15, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

China's May industrial output growth cools to 17-year low as trade war bites

Industrial output grew 5.0 percent in May from a year earlier, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday, missing analysts` expectations of 5.5% and well below April`s 5.4%. It was the weakest reading since early 2002.

Jun 14, 2019, 16:13 PM IST

China's economy slumps to 28 year low to 6.6% in 2018

In the three months to December, the economy grew 6.4% from a year earlier, down from 6.5 percent in the previous quarter.

Jan 21, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

If we concede an inch, US will take a foot: Chinese media on why Beijing will not blink first in trade war

The US is trying to threaten its way to forcing China to accept its unreasonable decisions, a state-run newspaper has said.

Apr 20, 2018, 23:37 PM IST

China releases Arctic Policy: Trade, natural resources and food are key areas of focus

The Arctic Policy outlined the rationale that China is likely use to ensure access to the resources of the region.

Jan 26, 2018, 22:13 PM IST

China's growth miracle has run out of steam, says expert

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth must not be seen as an indicator of China's underlying economic performance, a Beijing-based economic theorist and financial strategist has said.

Nov 22, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

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

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

China export growth slows in August but imports pick up

The figures follow a run of broadly positive readings in recent months, which have provided some optimism in the world`s number two economy and key driver of global growth.

Sep 08, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

China services sector expands by most in three months in August

China`s services sector expanded at a faster clip in August as new business orders picked up, a private business survey showed on Tuesday, pointing to renewed strength in a key part of the world`s second-largest economy.

Sep 05, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

China's April trade growth slows as commodities, electronics demand cools

China`s April imports rose 11.9 percent, cooling from March`s 20.3 percent rise, official data showed on Monday, and missing analysts` expectations for an 18 percent rise.

May 08, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

China's GDP to grow 6.8% in Q1: Goldman Sachs

China`s economy will remain solid in the first quarter of 2017, growing 6.8 percent from a year earlier, Goldman Sachs forecast.

Apr 09, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

China imports surge almost 40% on-year in February

China`s imports surged almost 40 percent last month, data showed Wednesday, fuelled by higher commodity prices and strong domestic demand, bolstering hopes that the world`s number two economy is getting back on track.

Mar 08, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

China signals change of course on its currency policy

China has hinted at changing its long-standing yuan policy to liberalise its currency against the dollar, signalling willingness to alter course on exchange rates amid US President Donald Trump's threats of a trade war.

Mar 06, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

'China's economy to remain strongest engine for growth'

China on Thursday said its economy is expected to remain the "strongest engine" for world economic growth this year despite the slowdown.

Mar 02, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

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.

Feb 07, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

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.

Feb 07, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

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.

Feb 07, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

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.

Jan 28, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

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.

Jan 27, 2017, 15:10 PM IST