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Central bank injects more funds

China's central bank made a net cash injection via open market operations for the fifth consecutive day Monday in an effort to ease a temporary cash strain.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/10/23 22:13:39

Natural gas imports soar

China's imports of liquefied natural gas surged 37.2 percent to 3.45 million tons in September, the second-highest level on record, just ahead of the winter heating season, according to data released by the General Administration of Customs on Monday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/10/23 22:08:40

Foreign tourists to S.Korea still falling

The number of foreign tourists visiting South Korea has kept falling for seven straight months, with Chinese tourists less eager to visit the country, a report showed Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 22:08:39

Sino-German trade relations still on an upward path

Economic relations between China and Germany have been successful over the past 40 years. In 2016, bilateral trade reached a record high of nearly 170 billion euros ($199.71 billion), and China became for the first time Germany's most important trading partner, surpassing the US and France.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 22:08:39

Steady growth seen in PPP projects: Moody’s

China's Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects are growing at a steady pace, with fast expansion seen in the pipeline of projects and improvements in transparency and protection for investors, said a Monday report by Moody's Investors Service.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 22:03:40

Beijing's commercial property sales down 49 pct

Commercial property sales in Beijing totaled 5.65 million square meters in the first nine months of this year, down 49.2 percent year on year, according to the latest data released by the local statistics authority on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 21:08:54

China's central bank continues to inject funds into market

China's central bank made a net cash injection via open market operations for the fifth consecutive day Monday in an effort to ease a temporary cash strain.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 16:06:08

S.Korea's producer prices hit 33-month high on expensive crude oil

Prices for goods and services among South Korean suppliers hit the highest in 33 months due to expensive crude oil, central bank data showed Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 10:01:51

Bank of Israel lowers 2017 GDP growth forecast

The Bank of Israel has lowered its forecast for this year's GDP growth from 3.4 percent to 3.1 percent, while remaining the 2018 growth forecast at 3.3 percent.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 8:11:50

Xiongan sees progress: NDRC

The planning and construction of the Xiongan New Area has achieved substantial progress in the past few months, and a series of projects are being steadily conducted, an official said over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 22:03:40

China more attractive to UK firms: CBI official

China has achieved a lot over the last five years in terms of improvements to its business environment and attractiveness to foreign companies such as those from the UK, Guy Drury, the chief representative of China for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), told the Global Times over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 22:03:39

Overseas infrastructure expanding

China's investment in overseas infrastructure has expanded during the past five years from connectivity and energy to industrialization, with a notable growth in the buildup of soft infrastructure, a Chinese expert said over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 21:58:39

Shanghai submits preliminary plan for free trade port to central govt

Shanghai has submitted to the central government the first draft of plan to establish a free trade port in the city, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 21:23:39

making headlines

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is scheduled to announce data on home prices of 70 major cities in September on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 21:13:39

Preliminary plan for Shanghai’s free trade port submitted to central govt

A relevant department under the Shanghai municipal government has submitted the first draft of plan to establish a free trade port in the city to the central government for approval, according to Shanghai Securities News on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 13:28:39

China's private investment growth in first 9 months of 2017

Graphics shows China's private investment growth in the first nine months of this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/22 6:55:44

China to achieve annual economic growth target: official

China's economy is expected to attain or surpass the government's annual growth target of around 6.5 percent this year, a chief economic planner said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/21 18:58:32

China's private investment maintains steady, sustained growth

China's private investment has kept growing at steady and sustained pace this year, a senior official said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/21 18:32:55