Economic review

Construction machinery sees surge in sales

2017-09-21 10:00:00

Industry insiders say an unexpected boom in sales of construction machinery is based on economic fundamentals and cyclical features, and the spending binge is expected to last throughout the year. Full Story

China plans more pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce

2017-09-21 09:56:00

China will establish new pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce in cities with development potential, the State Council, China's cabinet, said Wednesday. Full Story

The iPhone offers better user experience despite higher prices

2017-09-21 09:50:00

Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei has depicted Apple as an enemy in its self-promotion on overseas social media platforms, at a time when it is about to launch a new product, but users said that they stand by iPhone for its better user experience. Full Story

Sudan hoping for Chinese tourism rise

2017-09-21 09:45:00

Sudanese officials are seeking to attract Chinese tourists, touting the impressive scenery and cultural heritage their country has to offer. Full Story

Logistics firms gear up for Singles Day

2017-09-21 09:44:00

Debuted nine years ago, the Nov 11 campaign emerged as a marketing ploy for the celebration of singles but quickly spawned into a massive shopping extravaganza that eclipsed the scale of Black Friday in the U.S.. Full Story

Boom in e-commerce calls for online mediation services

2017-09-21 09:38:00

How to make legal documents via voice recognition technology and how to reach online settlements on e-commerce disputes were among topics discussed at a meeting on mediation held Tuesday in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province. Full Story

A cradle of innovation and modern industry

2017-09-21 09:35:00

Yangpu is a place where you can not only smell the opportunities but feel the warmth of innovation and entrepreneurship. Full Story

Shanghai rises to rank as top 10 financial center

2017-09-21 09:33:00

Shanghai ranked No. 6 in the 22th Global Financial Centres Index, up from 13th last time, and a report ranked the the city's insurance industry as No. 1 in the world for the first time. Full Story

Chinese brands gain popularity in South Korea

2017-09-21 09:33:00

Despite the tension between China and South Korea caused by the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, Chinese companies such as Tsingtao Beer and Xiaomi have still gained growth momentum in South Korea. Full Story

Courier services to deliver 1 bln items for 'Singles' Day'

2017-09-21 09:23:00

China Express Association predicted Wednesday that the industry would handle more than 1 billion packages for "Singles' Day" shopping between Nov. 11 and Nov. 16. Full Story