Macro Economy

Guangdong, Shanxi, Six Other Regions Are Among First to Pilot Electricity Spot Market

Guangdong, Shanxi, Six Other Regions Are Among First to Pilot Electricity Spot Market

China will start trial operation of an electricity spot market by the end of next year, with Guangdong, Shanxi…

Sep 1, 2017
Dou Shicong
China to Start Special Measures to Protect IP Rights for Foreign Firms, Ministry of Commerce Says

China to Start Special Measures to Protect IP Rights for Foreign Firms, Ministry of Commerce Says

Chinese authorities for the first time will launch special measures to protect the intellectual property rights of foreign companies, said…

Aug 31, 2017
Xu Wei
Too Early to Say China Is Net Capital Exporter, Commerce Ministry Says

Too Early to Say China Is Net Capital Exporter, Commerce Ministry Says

Although China was a net exporter of capital in both 2015 and 2016, it is too early to say that…

Aug 31, 2017
Xu Wei
China's Manufacturing PMI Picks Up in August, Supply and Demand Continue to Improve, NBS Says

China's Manufacturing PMI Picks Up in August, Supply and Demand Continue to Improve, NBS Says

China’s purchasing managers’ index hit its second-highest value of the year this month, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics.

Aug 31, 2017
Dou Shicong
China Mulls Allocating Trillions of Yuan in Unlisted State-Owned Assets to Social Security Fund

China Mulls Allocating Trillions of Yuan in Unlisted State-Owned Assets to Social Security Fund

The Chinese the government is planning to allocate unlisted state-owned assets to the National Council for Social Security Fund (SSF),…

Aug 30, 2017
Xu Wei
‘BRICS Plus’ Will Help Drive Global Economic Growth, Chinese Foreign Minister Says

‘BRICS Plus’ Will Help Drive Global Economic Growth, Chinese Foreign Minister Says

The BRICS cooperation will be influential for other countries, Wanyg Yi, China’s Foreign Minister, said in Beijing at the Ninth…

Aug 30, 2017
Xu Wei
Hong Kong’s Retail Sales Rise in July But Remain Static Over First Seven Months

Hong Kong’s Retail Sales Rise in July But Remain Static Over First Seven Months

Total retail sales in Hong Kong are provisionally estimated at HKD36 billion (USD4.6 billion) for July, up 4 percent on…

Aug 30, 2017
Xu Wei
An Active Reaction Is Needed to Corporate Debt, the Gravest Risk to China’s Economy

An Active Reaction Is Needed to Corporate Debt, the Gravest Risk to China’s Economy

China’s GDP growth rate accords with expectations, and indicators like purchase price index (PPI) and consumer price index (CPI) all show that the economic turnaround is gradual but stable.

Aug 30, 2017
Song Yikang
Targeted and Concerted Efforts Needed to Address Risks From Rising Corporate Debt in China

Targeted and Concerted Efforts Needed to Address Risks From Rising Corporate Debt in China

In the short- and medium-term, a crisis originating from corporate indebtedness is unlikely to happen but concerted efforts are warranted…

Aug 29, 2017
China Aims to Boost Cooperation With ASEAN Members in Mining Sector

China Aims to Boost Cooperation With ASEAN Members in Mining Sector

As China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) actively promote industrialization and urbanization, there are broad possibilities for cooperation,…

Aug 25, 2017
Dou Shicong
China’s National Debt Is Under Control Despite Mounting Liabilities, CASS Says

China’s National Debt Is Under Control Despite Mounting Liabilities, CASS Says

Overall risk in Chinese government debt is under control despite liabilities increasing 70 percent between 2010 and 2015, a Chinese Academy of Social Sciences report published yesterday shows.

Aug 25, 2017
Xu Wei

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