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Era of easy money ending in China


Monetary policy will probably get tighter this year in China, but experts said that a liquidity crunch is unlikely in the world’s second-largest economy.


US grants permit for Keystone XL pipeline

The US State Department on Friday granted a presidential permit to TransCanada Corp for building the Keystone XL pipeline which was blocked by the Obama administration in 2015.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/25 7:22:33

Spain's exports to China hit record high in 2016: report

Spain's exports to China hit a record high in 2016 with 5.03 billion euros (5.43 billion US dollars), Spanish news agency EFE reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/25 7:18:54

With humor, Premier Li seeks to "beef" up China-Australia economic ties

Besides lovable kangaroos and koalas, cattle are a symbol of Australia, too. And a witty and humorous "beef" anecdote told by visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang showed his vision on closer bilateral economic ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/25 7:10:52

Japan begins culling of 300,000 chickens after H5 strain of bird flu detected

Local authorities in northeastern and western Japan began the culling on Friday of around 300,000 chickens after a highly virulent stain of the H5 strain of bird flu was detected in dead birds at poultry farms in the regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 23:47:14

Beijing launches new rules to cool its real estate market

A number of measures were launched on Friday by the People's Bank of China (PBC) Operations Office in Beijing to cool the capital's red-hot real estate market.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/24 22:48:40

China, Australia eye stronger cooperation in free trade, regional growth

China and Australia should focus on building stronger cooperative platforms of bilateral free trade, integration of development strategies, technological innovation and regional economic cooperation to further bilateral ties, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 22:32:47

Dutch economy expected to grow 2.1 pct in 2017

The Dutch economy is forecast to grow at 2.1 percent this year and 1.8 percent in 2018, a Dutch government agency said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 22:26:45

Hong Kong's new private housing units expected to be 17120 in 2017: gov't

The number of new private housing units for completions in 2017 is expected to be 17,120, up 17 percent from a year ago, the Rating and Valuation Department (RVD) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said here Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 18:12:23

Myanmar targets to export 2 million tons of rice in next fiscal year

The Myanmar government and private sectors are making efforts to export 2 million tons of rice in Fiscal Year 2017-2018, official media reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 18:11:42

Chinese premier assures stability in South China Sea to boost trade

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday the market and business community can continue to have strong faith in the peace and stability in the South China Sea and use the sea lanes with free passage to pursue more free trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 17:59:36

Traditional Chinese food brand cooperates with Australian company

Goubuli, one of China's longest established food brands from the northern city of Tianjin, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Australian health product company Blooms Bluesky Holding.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 17:44:57

HK-mainland trade slumps in first month

The Chinese mainland's trade with Hong Kong totaled 19.81 billion US dollars in the first month of this year, down 18.8 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 17:42:46

Policies, cooperation needed to build sustainable transport systems in China

China is expected to develop sustainable transport systems thanks to social and economic factors, with the aim of addressing challenges such as improving air quality and enhancing logistics efficiency, said Niklas Gustafsson, chief sustainability officer of Volvo Group's Sustainability & Corporate Affairs.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/3/24 17:38:45