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China to widen access to futures market for foreign investors

China's securities regulator said Saturday that the country will ease or lift foreign investment restrictions in its futures market.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 20:47:06

China to regulate unsecured cash loans market

New rules to regulate China's fast-growing and loosely-regulated market for unsecured cash loans will be released soon to rein in risks in the financial sector, the banking regulator said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 22:12:41

China revises regulation on value added tax

China on Friday published revisions to the regulation on value added tax (VAT).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 22:07:27

Figuratively Speaking

34.1% Year-on-year increase in China's solar power generation in the first 10 months of 2017, data showed.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 22:38:39

German officials tone down rhetoric on Party building

German officials and business leaders in China on Thursday toned down their earlier rhetoric alleging the Communist Part of China (CPC) of extending its influence in German companies and threatening that German companies would retreat from the Chinese market, after their rhetoric drew a widespread backlash in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 22:33:39

China-US trade war 'unlikely'

The administration of US President Donald Trump has recently come up with protectionist measures on trade issues with China in order to build support among American voters and the measures are based on politics more than economic considerations, experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 21:58:39

Finnish experts divided over feasibility of taxing industrial robots

Finnish experts have been divided over the impact of widely-used robots on social inequality as well as the feasibility of taxing artificial intelligence equipment.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 21:42:05

Manufacturing sector sees pickup in November, NBS data shows

China's manufacturing sector expanded at a faster pace in November, official data showed on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/11/30 21:38:40

ODI faces risk from protectionism

Chinese outbound investment is facing a variety of risks including rising protectionism and slack economic growth in certain countries and regions, according to a report published by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 21:38:40

Quota for Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors rises to $96.79b

China's dollar-denominated Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) program saw its total quota rise to $96.79 billion as of Wednesday, the foreign exchange regulator said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/11/30 21:38:39

Smuggling crackdown

Chinese customs handled 2,773 cases related to smuggling in the first 10 months, as part of a campaign against smuggling, a spokesman said on Thursday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/11/30 21:38:39

Big data promotion

The government of Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou Province, plans to bring in investment of more than 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) in the big data sector during 2018-20, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 21:33:39

From lab to farmland, technology revolutionizes agriculture in China

Zhang Pan used to think of agriculture as farmers wearing straw hats, carrying reaping hooks while laboring on the land despite strong winds or scorching heat.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 17:29:41

China's non-manufacturing sector expands in November

China's non-manufacturing sector expanded at a slightly faster pace in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 15:46:00

China's non-manufacturing sector expands in November

China's non-manufacturing sector expanded at a slightly faster pace in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 9:54:26

China's manufacturing activity expands faster in November

China's manufacturing sector expanded at a faster pace in November, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 9:54:08

US Fed says price pressures strengthen

US economy continued modest to moderate growth pace in October and mid-November, with price pressures building up, said the Federal Reserve on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 9:10:04

RYB Education struggles to get past scandal

Things may be turning in a more positive direction for RYB Education Inc, which has been embroiled in a child abuse scandal at one of its kindergartens in Beijing that sparked nationwide anger and rattled its share price on Wall Street.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 21:53:40