Economic review

Post-80s generation majority of China's middle class

2017-04-24 16:28:00

The country's new middle class consists mainly of the post-80s generation, according to a survey conducted by, a job recruitment website. Full Story

Alfa Romeo debuts powerful new models in Shanghai

2017-04-24 15:55:00

Until recently, the name Romeo in China evoked images of almost nothing beyond the character created by William Shakespeare. But the literary figure has a strong rival now, as the car marque Alfa Romeo, also from Italy, has arrived in China. Full Story

Nissan models debuting in Shanghai meet diverse needs of China market

2017-04-24 15:24:00

Nissan debuted a series of new models with innovative technologies and design on April 19 at the ongoing Auto Shanghai 2017, bringing Chinese customers a range of vehicles to meet their diverse needs. Full Story

Chinese buyers own 2% of Bordeaux chateaus

2017-04-24 15:17:00

More than 150 or 2 percent of vineyard chateaus in wine-making Bordeaux, Southwestern France, are now owned by Chinese, China Business News reported citing industry estimates. Full Story

China's courts saw record number of IP cases in 2016

2017-04-24 15:14:00

Chinese courts handled a record 152,072 cases related to intellectual property disputes last year. Full Story

Audi and angry dealers to reach consensus in days

2017-04-24 13:30:00

Audi AG and its China dealers are to stop their months-long row "in days" over its plan to develop a second joint venture in the country, said senior executives of its parent company, Volkswagen AG, during the current Shanghai auto show. Full Story

New energy competition heats up

2017-04-24 13:28:00

Auto entrepreneurs descended on Shanghai last week for the biennial motor show, bringing an array of electric and connected vehicles that they hope will tap the constant growth opportunities in the Chinese market. Full Story

Bosch aims to shape future of smart mobility

2017-04-24 13:27:00

Bosch, a leading global supplier of automotive technology and services, is demonstrating a series of automated, connected and electrified mobility solutions at the 2017 Shanghai auto show, as part of its efforts to shape the future of smart mobility with Full Story

Second homes, second thoughts

2017-04-24 13:25:00

Homeowners who wish to upgrade to more spacious or better-located properties are among those most impacted by the recent tightening of China's home purchase rules. Full Story

Commercial-titled apartment sales hit

2017-04-24 13:24:00

In Beijing's Chaoyang district, Yue Shulin, 31, a real estate agent, has been "taking a break" for more than two weeks, the longest time he has ever been off work since starting his career in the industry in 2009. Full Story