Economic review

Booming demand causes price surge

2017-09-21 10:45:00

Domestic demand is fueling a rise in steel prices as China reports solid economic data. Full Story

Croatian electric car maker gets 30 mln euros from Chinese investor

2017-09-21 10:41:00

Croatian electric vehicle manufacturer Rimac Automobili has closed a 30-million-euro deal with China-based Camel Group Ltd., the Croatian company announced here on Tuesday evening. Full Story

State Council extends cross-border zones to facilitate e-commerce

2017-09-21 10:41:00

China will set up more cross-border e-commerce pilot zones to facilitate trade and boost China's global competitiveness, under a decision made at a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Full Story

China begins to restore 350 kmh bullet train

2017-09-21 10:39:00

China began Thursday to restore the maximum speed of bullet train on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway to 350 kilometers per hour, six years after it was was reduced to 300 kmh. Full Story

Start-up offers Swiss air in can with eye on polluted cities

2017-09-21 10:35:00

A Swiss start-up company has launched sales of local Alpine air bottled for residents of heavily polluted cities elsewhere in the world, Swiss media reported Wednesday. Full Story

World should focus more on small businesses, young people: Jack Ma

2017-09-21 10:31:00

The world should make sure small businesses and developing countries benefit from globalization and offer young people opportunities to be involved in global issues, said Jack Ma, founder and chairman of China's online retail giant Alibaba. Full Story

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