Economic review

China presents huge potential for US exporters, trade report says

2017-05-26 11:08:00

As China's total imports are expected to reach $8 trillion in the next five years, it will bring immense business opportunities for companies in the United States to further balance bilateral trade, the Ministry of Commerce said in a major report release Full Story

Air China awaits B737 MAX delivery

2017-05-26 10:43:00

Boeing Co said Air China will become the first Chinese airline to take the delivery later this year of its single-aisle B737 MAX plane, a new fuel-efficient and updated version of the B737. Full Story

China raises retail fuel prices for fourth time this year

2017-05-26 10:19:00

China will raise the retail prices of gasoline and diesel for the fourth time this year, tracking a global crude price uptick, the country's top economic planner said Thursday. Full Story

China-Mauritius FTA feasibility research comes to positive end

2017-05-26 10:18:00

The joint feasibility study on China-Mauritius free trade agreement (FTA) has been completed on a positive note, an official with the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday. Full Story

Xiaomi upgrades its largest-screen smartphone

2017-05-26 10:05:00

Chinese leading smartphone maker Xiaomi launched an upgraded version of its largest-screen smartphone on Thursday. Full Story

China's 'Uber for trucks' to begin freight train trucking services

2017-05-26 09:52:00

Truck Alliance, a Chinese company providing a Uber-type service for trucks, partnered with a leading railway logistics firm on Thursday to enable freight train trucking operations. Full Story

Gov't eyes further opening-up

2017-05-26 09:45:00

China is planning to relax foreign ownership limits in key sectors, including automotive electronics, new energy vehicle batteries and motorcycles, as the country moves to level the playing field for business, a Ministry of Commerce spokesman said on Thur Full Story

Blue Whale 2 to be completed soon

2017-05-26 09:42:00

Move is part of effort to enhance energy security and secure available resources Full Story

China says measures on sugar imports help maintain trade order

2017-05-26 09:39:00

China's Ministry of Commerce Thursday defended the country's tariffs on out-of-quota sugar imports, saying they will help maintain trade order. Full Story

Medical imaging industry enters new era

2017-05-26 09:30:00

Medical imaging changed the face of medical science and now it is big business. In China, the market is estimated to grow between 600 billion yuan ($87 billion) and 800 billion yuan by 2020 from 400 billion yuan in 2015. Full Story