Economic review

Premium automakers share optimism on luxury sector's potential in China market

2017-11-20 13:09:00

BMW Group beat an internal sales record this year in China, after achieving a solid 15.1 percent growth rate in the first 10 months, with 487,069 BMW and Mini cars delivered. Full Story

Laudable plan to meet pension obligations

2017-11-20 11:20:00

With its aging society putting a strain on pension payments, China will transfer some State assets, including shares of State-owned companies and financial institutions, to the country's social security fund. Full Story

New insurance kind emerges for medics

2017-11-20 11:14:00

A new type of mutual insurance for medical staff members is expected to be launched next year, to provide corresponding guarantee for them when medical accident occurs. Full Story

China proposes building China-Myanmar economic corridor to boost cooperation

2017-11-20 10:55:00

China has proposed building an economic corridor with Myanmar to further enhance bilateral pragmatic cooperation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday. Full Story

German firms in China remain upbeat: poll

2017-11-20 10:43:00

German companies in China remain optimistic despite concerns over regulations on foreign investments, according to the latest survey released on Friday by the German Chamber of Commerce in China. Full Story

Macao restaurants, retailers business performance better than expected

2017-11-20 10:22:00

The proportions of restaurants and retailers reporting a year-on-year growth of revenue were higher than those in August, and they were optimistic about the business prospects in October, the Macao Special Administrative Region's (SAR) statistics departm Full Story

Regulators open up the country's finance sector

2017-11-20 10:15:00

China stunned the finance world on November 10 when it unveiled plans to allow foreign control of its financial institutions. Few bankers thought their long-held dreams of better access to the world's largest banking market was within reach. Full Story

Bluegogo's failure 'calls for tougher rules'

2017-11-20 10:07:00

The failure of several Chinese bike-sharing companies reflects problems in the fast-growing sharing economy, and more regulations are needed to curb irrational practices in the market. Full Story

Dishwasher boom shows appliance is a future 'kitchen star'

2017-11-20 10:03:00

Chinese middle-class affluence is helping revive the local market for dishwashers, a product that never really took off in the past. Full Story

More lock-up shares eligible for trade

2017-11-20 10:02:00

Lock-up shares worth about 68 billion yuan (10.3 billion U.S. dollars) will become eligible for trading on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges in the coming week. Full Story