Economic review

China's central bank to improve 'twin pillar' policy framework

2017-11-19 08:53:00

China's central bank will continue to improve its policy framework, which involves the use of both monetary tools and macro-prudential regulation to address risks while supporting growth, according to an official report. Full Story

Record number of freight trains link China, Europe

2017-11-19 08:40:00

The Yiwu-Madrid freight route linking Zhejiang's Yiwu, the world's largest wholesale market for small consumer goods, with the European commodity center of Madrid by way of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was launched in November of Full Story

China's home prices remain stable as control policies resume

2017-11-19 08:27:00

China's property market remained stable in October with home prices falling or posting slower growth in major cities amid tough control policies, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Saturday. Full Story

Chinese national liquor Moutai sets foot in Africa

2017-11-19 08:16:00

China's national liquor Kweichow Moutai on Friday evening launched a promotion drive in Cape Town in a bid to enter the African market. Full Story

Taiwan's manufacturing sector output hits two-year high in Q3

2017-11-18 14:42:00

The output value of Taiwan's manufacturing sector in the third quarter hit a two-year high on the back of stable global economic recovery, according to the local economic affairs authority. Full Story

Deals worth 15.18 billion yuan inked at 2017 Tianmen Entrepreneurs Summit

2017-11-18 14:30:00

A total of 43 investment deals worth 15.18 billion yuan were signed at the 2017 Tianmen Entrepreneurs Summit, which was held on Friday in Tianmen city, central China’s Hubei Province. Full Story

China to transfer state capital to social security funds

2017-11-18 13:01:00

China will transfer some state capital including shares of state-owned companies (SOE) and financial institutions to the country's social security funds as an aging society puts pressure on pension payments, official document showed Saturday. Full Story

Apple HomePod misses holiday rush

2017-11-18 12:56:00

Apple's high-end smartspeaker competitor to Echo and Assistant offerings from Amazon and Google will miss the upcoming holiday rush. Full Story

Italian, Chinese businesses eye growth opportunities under Belt and Road

2017-11-18 11:10:00

The Belt and Road Initiative would provide long-term development chances for growing industry sectors in Italy and China, according to professionals from both countries. Full Story

CBRC tightens rules for commercial banks

2017-11-18 10:44:00

China's top banking regulator has drafted a regulation on equity management for commercial banks to tighten controls on financial risk and combat illegal activities. Full Story