Economic review

China's Ping An Bank net profit rises in Q1

2017-04-24 09:29:00

Profits of Ping An Bank, a leading Chinese commercial bank, grew in the first quarter with its asset quality on the mend. Full Story

Chongqing leads GDP growth during Q1

2017-04-24 09:18:00

With 23 provincial-level regions having released their first-quarter GDP figures as of Saturday, 13 reported accelerated growth year-on-year and Southwest China's Chongqing was ranked No.1. Full Story

On ancient route linking Southeast Asian countries, a symbolic vovage by COSCO vessel

2017-04-24 09:18:00

Merchant Vessel (M.V.) COSCO Netherlands arrived at port of Singapore on Sunday morning after sailing more than 3,800 km from east China in a voyage aimed at cementing a traditional friendship between China and Southeast Asian countries. Full Story

China-Europe trains on track

2017-04-24 09:14:00

China-Europe freight rail services have become a vital part of the "One Belt, One Road" initiative and helped boost economic cooperation between countries and regions along the route, although concerns over high operating costs persist. Full Story

China's economic restructuring powers ahead

2017-04-24 08:57:00

Su Tongqiang and his ceramics company in eastern China's Shandong Province have bid farewell to the wafer-thin profit margins. Full Story

China Unicom net profit jumps on business innovation

2017-04-24 08:55:00

China Unicom, a Chinese telecom giant, witnessed a surge in net profits in Q1, on the back of innovation efforts. Full Story

Domestic airliner in final tests

2017-04-24 08:54:00

The C919, the much-anticipated first commercial aircraft for passengers to be made in China, has taken another step closer to its maiden flight by completing its fourth high-speed taxiing test on Sunday in Shanghai. Full Story

China top insurance regulator alerts key risks

2017-04-24 08:52:00

China's insurance regulator on Sunday flashed red alert on risks facing the industry. Full Story

SDR market lacks liquidity: PBOC official

2017-04-24 08:50:00

China's central bank vice governor has called for efforts to promote the liquidity of the global market for Special Drawing Rights (SDR), the Xinhua News Agency reported over the weekend. Full Story

World Bank to deepen cooperation with AIIB

2017-04-24 08:47:00

World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday to strengthen cooperation between the two institutions. Full Story