Economic review

Fresh impetus for Made in China 2025 plan

2017-10-21 13:42:00

China will fuel fresh impetus to the "Made in China 2025" initiative by implementing five key projects and bring to life a slew of national innovation demonstration zones, according to the country's top regulator for industrial development. Full Story

Measures specified for PPP programs

2017-10-21 13:33:00

The Shanghai bourse has come out with the guidelines for listing of public-private partnerships (PPP) in China, a move that will help those financing infrastructure projects. Full Story

China's property loan growth slows as purchase curbs remain

2017-10-21 12:57:00

Loans to China's real estate sector continued to grow at a slower pace in September as government purchase restrictions remain in place in major cities, data from the central bank showed Friday. Full Story

China approves 9 IPO applications

2017-10-21 12:47:00

China's securities regulator has approved IPO applications from nine companies, which will raise no more than 4 billion yuan (around 605 million U.S. dollars) in the A-share market. Full Story

Profit growth at Chinese SOEs quickens

2017-10-21 12:34:00

China's State-owned enterprises (SOEs) saw their profit growth quicken in the first three quarters on the back of an improving economy, official data showed Friday. Full Story

Shanghai stocks get FTZ boost

2017-10-21 12:14:00

Shanghai-related stocks advanced on Friday as the city's Party chief confirmed plans to reinvent its pilot free trade zone as a world-class free port. Full Story

Xiamen city promotes green delivery ahead of online shopping bonanza

2017-10-21 09:38:00

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's delivery arm Cainiao Network and the government of eastern China's city of Xiamen in Fujian Province announced plans to cooperate on environment-friendly delivery services Friday. Full Story

Belt and Road Initiative boosts Canton Fair

2017-10-21 09:29:00

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative has brought more business opportunities to the China Import and Export Fair, commonly known as the Canton Fair. Full Story

Chinese home buyers wait as market cools down

2017-10-21 01:37:00

Guo Lian has been busy informing potential buyers of second-hand home bargains in recent days, but few have made purchases. Full Story

Construction of Mercedes-Benz remanufacturing plant begins in Shanghai

2017-10-20 16:40:00

The construction of German carmaker Mercedes-Benz's auto parts remanufacturing plant in Shanghai began Thursday, the company said. Full Story