Economic review

Australia-China biofuel project set to boost renewable energy sector

2017-11-21 13:51:00

A renewable energy project supported by partners from the Australian and Chinese public and private sectors promises "groundbreaking" technology to produce ethanol biofuel using non-food waste plant matter left over from crops and forestry. Full Story

Japanese business delegation arrives

2017-11-21 13:41:00

A record 250-strong delegation of Japanese business and entrepreneurial heavyweights left Tokyo for Beijing on Monday, kicking off their annual China visit. Full Story

China Duty Free aims for place among the global industry's top three

2017-11-21 13:39:00

China Duty Free Group, a unit of the mainland's largest tourism conglomerate China National Travel Service Group Corp, is looking to become one of the world's top three duty-free operators, possibly as soon as next year. Full Story

Brief encounter for Triumph

2017-11-21 13:32:00

Thirty-two years after Triumph International's pioneering move into the Chinese mainland, the lingerie giant has relaunched its luxury collection with a Shanghai fashion show. Full Story

Beijing urges private sector to help build venues for 2022 Games

2017-11-21 13:23:00

Beijing's local government is encouraging private sector to participate in the construction and operation of snow venues for Winter Olympics, government officials said in a recent news conference. Full Story

Stocks ride roller coaster on rules

2017-11-21 13:20:00

China's stock markets took a roller-coaster ride on Monday in response to last week's unified standards set by the central bank for asset and wealth management products across the financial sector. Full Story

Ore mining project approved

2017-11-21 13:18:00

A zirconium ore mining project between Guangdong Orient Zirconic Ind Sci & Tech Co and Australian mineral sands producer Image Resources NL has been approved, the Chinese company said in a statement to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Monday. Full Story

COFCO focuses on core business, furthers mixed-ownership reform

2017-11-21 13:09:00

China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corp (COFCO), the country's biggest food supplier by volume, plans to increase the proportion of State-owned capital involved in agriculture, grain and oil businesses to 80 percent by 2020. Full Story

Chinese market will entice UK financial services

2017-11-21 11:15:00

China's move to further open up its financial industry will help major banks and fund managers in the United Kingdom find new markets after Brexit. Full Story

Regulation informs banks' asset forays

2017-11-21 11:12:00

The new draft regulations for financial institutions' asset management business will lead to further differentiation among banks offering such services, academics said. Full Story