Economic review

Chinese outbound FDI slows but not going away: U.S. think tank

2017-07-26 11:13:00

While the policy environment for Chinese outbound foreign direct investment (FDI) has changed and mega-deals are becoming more difficult to forge, Chinese overseas investments are not going away, a U.S. think tank said in a recent report. Full Story

China's employment services benefit job-seekers in neighboring countries

2017-07-26 10:45:00

Working as an IT engineer at a hotel may sound normal to many, however, for Phatt Veng, a 24-year-old college student in Siem Reap, Cambodia, this would be hard to imagine if he had not visited a local job center. Full Story

China's debt sees slower growth in 2016

2017-07-26 10:39:00

China's debt to GDP ratio grew at a slower pace in 2016 compared with the previous year, a government think tank report showed on Tuesday. Full Story

Cooking up culinary treats in Shanghai bistro

2017-07-26 10:30:00

Anthony Chow and Joey Cheong might lack culinary training, but that did not stop them from carving out a successful restaurant business in Shanghai. Full Story

New shopping festival launched by, Wal-Mart

2017-07-26 10:21:00

The first large-scale promotional campaign called the "8.8 Shopping Festival" that combines both online and off-line transactions, scheduled to be held on August 8, was jointly launched by and U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Full Story

China eager to import more from U.S.: Chinese ambassador

2017-07-26 10:14:00

China wants to import more goods from the United States and is seeking a more balanced trade with the country, said Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Tuesday. Full Story

First shipment of newly approved Costa Rican cash crop arrives in Shanghai

2017-07-26 10:06:00

Costa Rican pineapples are now available on Chinese e-commerce platforms as well as big retail outlets after the Central American country received official permission in May. Full Story

Reforms in FTZ to be deepened

2017-07-26 10:02:00

Shanghai will deepen reforms in the free trade zone and accelerate construction of a technology and innovation center as it sets out the city’s government’s tasks for the second half of the year, Mayor Ying Yong said yesterday. Full Story

Mobike begins operations in two Italian cities

2017-07-26 10:02:00

Chinese bike-sharing platform Mobike announced on Tuesday that it is tapping into Italy, the fourth overseas market for the company. Full Story

Yuan-based funds end up dominating capital raising, reveals PwC

2017-07-26 08:55:00

Yuan-denominated private equity and venture capital funds accounted for over three quarters of the capital raised in the mainland PE and VC markets last year. Full Story