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China's December factory growth eases as tough pollution measures bite

Growth in China's manufacturing sector slowed slightly in December as a punishing crackdown on air pollution and a cooling property market start to weigh on the world`s second-largest economy.

Dec 31, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

China's economy grew 6.9% in second quarter but risks remain

China posted better-than-expected growth of 6.9 percent in the second quarter, official data showed Monday, but authorities warned of lingering risks to the economy.

Jul 17, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

India's economy to grow at 7.8% in 2018 against China's growth rate of 6%: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday forecast India's economic growth at 7.8 percent for the financial year 2018, way ahead of China's 6 percent growth for the same period.

Jan 16, 2017, 22:24 PM IST

China to invest $140 billion to relocate poor citizens to more developed areas

The funds will be used mainly to construct homes, support facilities and basic public infrastructure, with the rest going to the restoration of vacated lands, state planner National Development and Reform Commision (NDRC) said in a document. 

Oct 31, 2016, 16:36 PM IST

China's contribution to world economy to be 30% in next 5 years

The transition of China's economy would become an important driver of global economic growth, the Global Times quoted Chi Fulin, director of the China Institute for Reform and Development, as saying.

Oct 30, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

China's innovation economy a real estate bubble in disguise?

The Chinese government`s call to the nation to build an innovation-driven economy from the top down has sparked a rush by local governments to construct new buildings in the name of supporting creativity.

Jul 07, 2016, 11:41 AM IST

China adopts new 5-year plan aimed at halting economic slowdown

By 2020, the size of China's economy is expected to exceed 90 trillion yuan (USD 13.8 trillion) compared with 67.7 trillion yuan in 2015, according to the plan.

Mar 16, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

China's industrial output growth wanes

China's industrial production during the first two months of the year grew at its slowest rate since the global financial crisis, the government said today, underlining challenges facing the world's second-largest economy.


Mar 12, 2016, 15:16 PM IST

China floods financial system with $52 billion to boost liquidity

China's central bank said Thursday it was funnelling 340 billion yuan (USD 52 billion) into the financial system, the second injection in three days to meet surging demand for funds ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.

Jan 28, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

More fiscal stimulus credit negative for China: Moody's

Terming China's GDP growth rate at 6.9 percent in 2015 as 'relatively robust', Moody's Wednesday said continued policy support and fiscal stimulus to keep the growth rate high will be 'credit negative' for the country.


Jan 27, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Sensex surges 291 points to recover from 20-month low, Nifty recaptures 7,400-mark

The 50-share NSE Nifty recaptured the crucial 7,400-mark by bouncing 84.10 points or 1.14 percent to 7,435.10.

Jan 19, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

China`s lowest growth for 25 years: what does it mean?

China`s economy, the world`s second-largest, grew at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century last year, decelerating to expansion of 6.9 percent. 

Jan 19, 2016, 18:21 PM IST

China's lowest growth for 25 years: What does it mean?

Here are some key points which explain China`s economic transformation and how it affects the rest of the world.

Jan 19, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

China's economy to grow slightly faster than expected: ADB

China's economy will grow slightly faster than expected this year at 6.9 percent and its shift to fostering services and private consumption is helping to support regional growth, the Asian Development Bank said Thursday.

Dec 03, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

China economy should not slip below 6.5%: Xi Jinping tells officials

China's annual growth should be no less than 6.5 percent in the next five years to realise the goal of doubling GDP and per capita income by 2020, Xi was quoted as saying.

Nov 03, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

China's manufacturing activity falls for 8th straight month in October

China's factory activity fell for an eighth straight month in October but at a slower pace as export orders flickered into life, a private survey showed on Monday, pointing to continued sluggishness in the world's second-largest economy. 

Nov 02, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

China plans to cut GDP target to 6.5% in next five-year plan

China may cut its GDP growth target to 6.5 percent from the present seven percent in its next five-year plan in view of the continued slowdown of the world's second largest economy.


Oct 13, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard: IMF

The IMF on Friday warned that a sharp economic slowdown in China would hit not only the world's second largest economy but the rest of Asia-Pacific region hard.


Oct 10, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

China's economic pain can't be India's gain: Chinese media

China's economic pain cannot be India's gain as both economies are not at the same level of development, according to an article in a state-run Chinese daily which said a view that India can take advantage of China's turmoil may cause "unnecessary jitters" between them.

Sep 23, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

China`s Communist Party mouthpiece lashes out at Asia`s richest man Li Ka-shing

The mouthpiece newspaper of China`s Communist Party has blasted Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing as "ungrateful" for selling assets on the mainland with the world`s second-largest economy facing headwinds.


Sep 21, 2015, 09:12 AM IST