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A closed factory of Japanese consumer electronics maker Sony in Beijing on Monday. The smartphone factory operated for 20 years. Sony shut down the factory in late March amid China's industrial upgrading and the sliding revenue of its mobile business. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/4/15 20:18:40

US floats trade compromises as officials move toward final agreement to end dispute

US officials have in recent days floated compromises in several sticking issues in the ongoing trade negotiations between China and the US, signaling that a final agreement to end the tariff war could be within reach.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 20:13:40

China central bank vows more policy coordination to maintain growth, forestall risks

China's central bank said Monday that it would strengthen coordination between monetary, fiscal and other policies to keep growth stable and forestall risks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/15 19:47:43

Chinese property developers see sales pick up in March

China's major property developers saw their sales pick up in March as the market in first and second-tier cities warmed up.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/15 19:46:13

Southern China lures capital, talent with innovative economy

Northern China has lost some of its shine in recent years as more capital, skilled labor and the center of gravity of the country's economic development have gradually shifted south.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 15:25:06

China to relax market access, opening-up more to foreign investment

China will further ease market access for foreign investors, strengthen IPR and implement foreign investment law, said Liu Kun, China's finance minister, according to a statement released Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 23:22:18

Canton Fair 'faces pressure' amid global economic uncertainties

The 125th Canton Fair, known as a gauge of China's foreign trade, "is expected to face a bit of pressure" as buyer attendance is likely to fall short of desirable levels, the fair's spokesperson told a press conference on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 21:10:31

China's largest trade fair to open Monday

The 125th China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, China's largest trade fair, will open on Monday in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 19:06:53

China sees great potential in closer cooperation with World Bank: finance minister

China is willing to deepen its cooperation with the World Bank on lending programs and knowledge sharing, Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun said here in a meeting with World Bank President David Malpass.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 17:14:20

Individuals' border trade reaches over $23 mln in mid-FY 2018-19 in Myanmar

Myanmar's border trade using Individual Trading Cards (ITCs) reached over 34.77 billion kyats ($23.18 million) over the first half of present fiscal year 2018-2019, according to Myanmar's Commerce Ministry on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 17:12:18

China's financial institutions report growing assets

Chinese financial institutions held 293.52 trillion yuan (about 43.8 trillion US dollars) in total assets by the end of 2018, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 14:54:33

Senior Chinese official urges IMF to push ahead quota and governance reforms

A senior Chinese official has urged the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to push ahead quota and governance reforms, which are "a prerequisite" for the IMF to fulfill its responsibilities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 8:02:19

Chinese economy "generally stable" with stock market "bottoming out": senior official

The Chinese economy has been "generally stable" with the stock market "showing signs of bottoming out and recovering," a senior Chinese official has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 7:59:07

Prices for US imports, exports rise in March

US import and export prices both increased in March, the U.S. Department of Labor reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/13 12:32:40

Japan urges G20 members to be mindful of possible escalation of trade tension

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday urged Group of Twenty (G20) members to pay attention to possible escalation of trade tension as the global economy continues to slow down, with numerous challenges going forward.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/13 12:31:30

China's foreign trade up 3.7% in Q1, trade with US in decline

China's foreign trade rose 3.7 percent year-on-year to 7.01 trillion yuan ($1.03 trillion) in the first quarter of 2019, customs data showed on Friday. The steady growth momentum in foreign trade against the backdrop of rising global uncertainties reflects China's stable economy and a stable yuan, Chinese officials said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/12 17:53:40

IMF official says fiscal policy should facilitate China's growth model transition

As China makes its transition to a new growth model prioritizing the quality of growth, fiscal policy should "as much as possible" facilitate this transition and have a long-term view, said an official of the International Monetary Fund.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/12 15:02:05

World Bank's newly-elected president says looks forward to constructive relationship with China

David Malpass, who was elected president of the World Bank last week, said Thursday that he looks forward to a constructive relationship between the international lender and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/12 11:43:26