Economic review

China to lower tariff rates on 1,585 taxable items

2018-09-30 23:39:01

Starting from Nov. 1 this year, China will slash most-favored-nation tariffs on a total of 1,585 taxable items as the country moves to further open its market, an official statement said Sunday. Full Story

Egypt's non-oil trade hits 59.68 bln USD in first 8 months

2018-09-30 23:18:58

Egypt's non-petroleum foreign trade grew 11.8 percent year-on-year to 59.68 billion U.S. dollars in the first eight months, according to an official report. Full Story

Feature: What's brewing at the Ankara Coffee Festival?

2018-09-30 22:58:53

Thousands of coffee lovers flocked to the three-day Ankara Coffee Festival in Turkey, the land of the Turkish coffee, for a cup of the increasingly popular hot or cold beverage, an event blending traditional and modern culture. Full Story

China's manufacturing activity expands slower in September

2018-09-30 16:22:45

China's manufacturing sector expanded at a slower pace in September, official data showed Sunday. Full Story

China's non-manufacturing sector expands faster in September

2018-09-30 09:11:39

China's non-manufacturing sector expanded at a faster pace in September, official data showed Sunday. Full Story

27 Irish companies to attend China's first import expo

2018-09-30 08:09:59

Chinese Ambassador to Ireland Yue Xiaoyong (L) addresses a function at the Chinese Embassy in Dublin, Ireland, Sept. 28, 2018. A total of 27 Irish companies have confirmed to participate in the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE), the first of Full Story

Elon Musk to step down as chairman of Tesla board, stays as CEO

2018-09-30 06:51:17

Elon Musk, CEO of U.S. electric automaker Tesla Inc., will step down as chairman of the Tesla Board of Directors, and he and the company will pay 40 million U.S. dollars in fine under a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), th Full Story

U.S. stocks post mixed weekly results amid Fed decision, data

2018-09-30 06:51:17

U.S. stocks posted mixed weekly results as investors digested Federal Reserve's latest decision on U.S. monetary policy as well as major economic data. Full Story

China central bank to maintain prudent, neutral monetary policy

2018-09-29 19:04:18

China's central bank said Saturday that it will continue to implement the prudent and neutral monetary policy and keep liquidity at a reasonable and ample level. Full Story

China to build two large coal-bed methane production bases

2018-09-28 19:59:07

China plans to build two large coal-bed methane production bases in the northern coal-rich province of Shanxi, as the country seeks to increase gas use while curbing pollution and reducing heavy reliance on coal. Full Story