Economic review

U.S. state hopes to gain in rice market

2017-07-26 08:53:00

China's recent announcement that it would open its market to U.S. rice exports made the governor of Arkansas happy. Full Story

Ant sets sights on mobile pay dirt in Malaysia

2017-07-26 08:49:00

Ant Financial Services Group plans to roll out a mobile payment service in Malaysia based on Alipay as it bids to expand into the lucrative Southeast Asian market. Full Story

China urges India not to abuse trade remedy measures

2017-07-26 08:48:00

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Tuesday that India should avoid abusing trade remedy measures and hoped the two countries can settle trade disputes through consultation. Full Story

Regulator to fast-track reform of registration-based IPO system

2017-07-26 08:34:00

China's securities regulator is set to speed up the reform of registration-based IPO system, enhancing the proportion of direct financing, China Business News reported. Full Story

Ministry: Industry sees best growth in three years

2017-07-26 08:31:00

China's industrial economy has maintained a momentum of steady and sound growth in the first half of the year as industrial output increased 6.9 percent on a year-on-year basis, the best performance in the past three years. Full Story

65% of Chinese buyers pay cash for U.S. property

2017-07-25 16:52:00

Chinese buyers snapped up $31.7 billion worth of real estate in the United States between April 2016 and March 2017, with 65 percent paying cash, according to the country's National Association of Realtors. Full Story

CGN in talk to build first nuclear power plant in Poland

2017-07-25 16:26:00

Energy giant China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) is in talks to build Poland's first nuclear power plant, the company said in a statement on Monday. Full Story

Chinese, Panamanian business leaders gather to explore co-op opportunities

2017-07-25 16:11:00

Some 80 business leaders from China and Panama gathered Monday for a forum in Panama City's financial district to explore bilateral business opportunities. Full Story

HNA Group discloses ownership shift

2017-07-25 15:59:00

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, which recently took on an aggressive global shopping spree, disclosed its ownership shake-up in an apparent move to allay rising concerns over its shareholding structure. Full Story

China reports three year high for industrial growth in first half of 2017

2017-07-25 15:57:00

China reported strong industrial growth in the first half of the year industrial added value expanding by 6.9 percent compared to the first half of last year. The results are the best performance figures China has seen in the past three years. Full Story