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China's factory activity expands at slower rate in July

The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in at 51.2 this month, down from 51.5 in June, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/31 11:38:40

Chinese contractors start construction of Croatia's Peljesac Bridge

Croatian state-owned highway operator Hrvatske Ceste (HC) handed over documents of Peljesac Bridge to Chinese contractors in the city of Ston in southern Croatia on Monday, marking the beginning of ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/31 7:31:36

Yutong's hybrid vehicle joins bus fleet as Uruguay's capital focuses on sustainability

With an eye to promoting a sustainable public transit network, Uruguay's capital Montevideo has incorporated the first Chinese-made hybrid vehicle into its bus fleet.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/7/30 21:48:40

Transport investment stable in H1

China's transport investment remained stable in the first half of the year due to continued government efforts to improve infrastructure.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/7/30 21:48:39

Bid for NZ honey producer Manuka valued at $300m

Two Chinese companies have bid for New Zealand honey producer Manuka Health, pricing the company at about $300 million, a source with direct knowledge of the sale said on Monday.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/7/30 21:43:40

Oil prices inch up amid concerns about trade disputes, geopolitical tensions

The oil prices had a slight uptrend movement in the week ending July 27. The price of the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) contract prices for September and Brent contract prices ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/30 17:29:11

New 'smart city' offers glimpse into booming Mauritius-China cooperation

A glittering “Eden Garden,” located at the heart of the China-built Jinfei Economic, Trade & Cooperation Zone (Jinfei Zone) in western Mauritius, will symbolize the Indian Ocean archipelago's march toward ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/7/29 16:38:40

China's industrial profit gains momentum with economy humming

Profit growth of China's major industrial firms picked up in the first half (H1) of 2018, adding to bullish signs of an economy set to meet high-quality development goals.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 11:04:40

Cheaper NEV power batteries

The price of running new-energy vehicle (NEV) power batteries declined in 2017, to an average of 1.45 yuan ($0.22) for each watt hour (WH), 25 percent lower than 2016's average, ...
Source: Agencies | 2018/7/26 20:18:42

Chinese State media warns of renewed property speculation despite heavy curbs

The Xinhua News Agency said on Thursday that signs of property speculation have re-emerged in some parts of the country, urging local governments to rein in home prices more effectively.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/7/26 20:18:41

China to import rice from 14 Indian firms

China will import rice from 14 Indian companies while the country's trade dispute with the US drags on, Indian news website the Business Standard reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 20:18:40

Volvo shifts SUV output as US tariffs loom

Volvo Cars is juggling production of its top-selling sport utility vehicle (SUV) to avoid US import tariffs, Chief Executive Hakan Samuelsson said, as the Swedish carmaker set its sights on ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/7/26 18:06:16

New aviation services, deals

New aviation services, deals
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 17:28:39

Chinese demand drives Australian wine exports to record high

Australian wine exports have hit a new record high with China remaining the most lucrative market.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/25 14:55:38

Chinese OEMs 'not impacted' by Ivanka Trump's decision to pull out of business

Hours after media reported that American businesswoman Ivanka Trump said she has decided to pull out of business and close down her brand, contractors in China responded by saying that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 13:38:39

US regional non-manufacturing sector continues to expand in July

A monthly survey found that the business activities in the non-manufacturing sector in some eastern US states continued to grow in July, according to a Tuesday report by the Federal ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/25 8:21:02

UN urges Africa to develop regulations to spur e-commerce growth

The United Nations on Monday urged African states to develop regulations in order to spur e-commerce growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/24 17:52:46

US airline giant Delta relaunches non-stop Atlanta-Shanghai flight

US airline giant Delta Air Line relaunched a non-stop flight route Friday between Atlanta, state of Georgia, and China's Shanghai.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/21 16:33:13