BIZ

Women's growing purchasing power gives life to untapped domestic 'otome' market


How far away are you from being a princess and developing romantic relationships with a legion of rich, attractive and considerate male characters?


Fishing to be banned in 83 nature reserves in central China

Central China's Hubei Province will permanently ban fishing in 83 nature reserves in the Yangtze basin this year to restore the ecosystem of the river.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:59:51

China retail sales up 10.2 pct in 2017

China's retail sales of consumer goods grew 10.2 percent year on year in 2017, 0.2 percentage point slower than the previous year, official data showed on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:46:07

Chinese convenience store performance improves in Q4

Chinese convenience stores performed better in the fourth quarter of 2017, as shown by a business index released Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:45:38

China's resident income rises 7.3 pct in 2017

China's per capita disposable income stood at 25,974 yuan (4,033 US dollars) in 2017, up 7.3 percent year on year in real terms, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:44:21

China's real estate investment up 7 pct in 2017

China's investment in real estate development grew 7 percent year on year in 2017, 1.1 percentage points slower than in the first three quarters, while 0.1 percentage point faster than a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:43:52

China's fixed-asset investment up 7.2 pct in 2017

China's fixed-asset investment grew 7.2 percent year on year in 2017, 0.3 percentage point slower than that recorded in the first three quarters, and 0.9 percentage point slower than a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:43:28

China's industrial output expands 6.6 pct in 2017

China's industrial output expanded 6.6 percent year on year in 2017, accelerating from 6-percent growth in 2016, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:42:58

China's economy expands 6.9 pct in 2017

China's economy ended 2017 on strong footing with a better-than-expected growth rate and improved structure, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:42:28

Documentary 'I'm Going to Xinjiang' to premiere in March

I'm Going to Xinjiang, a full-length documentary sponsored by Shanghai Jahangir Culture &Media Investment and Development Co.,Ltd is set to premiere in the capital at the Great Hall of the People in March, stakeholders at a January 12 news conference for the film at the Shanghai International Convention Center said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 14:53:39

Leehom Wang kicks off world tour in Beijing

US-born Chinese pop singer Leehom Wang announced the start of his world tour concert The Descendants of the Dragon 2060 at a press conference in Beijing on January 11. Homeboy Music, Wang's brokerage firm; Lead Eastern, the sponsor of the concert; and Young Magic Ent., the exclusive concert operator attended the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 14:48:39

US solar energy industry urges Trump not to impose tariffs on imports

US Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump not to impose high tariffs on solar imports so as to preserve tens of thousands of jobs in the sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 14:46:38

US blacklist of Chinese firms lacks solid evidence: MOFCOM

The Chinese government and domestic enterprises have been strengthening their efforts to protect intellectual property rights (IPR) and hope to further communicate with the US on IPR protection to address bilateral disputes, a Chinese trade official said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 13:23:39

Manzhouli sees over 1,300 trains between China, Europe in 2017

More than 1,300 freight trains ran between China and Europe via Manzhouli, the largest land port on the China-Russia border, in 2017, up 53 percent year on year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 11:24:21