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Ratings firms to be regulated in China

China's central bank and securities regulator have announced steps to strengthen supervision of credit-rating businesses in a bid to improve the quality of ratings.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/12 16:58:39

China slashes 2018-19 soybean import forecast as tensions with US crimp buying

China on Wednesday slashed its forecast for 2018-19 soybean imports as farmers reduce their use of the bean in animal feed because of the US-China trade conflict, leading the government to raise its supply deficit estimate.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/12 16:53:40

China-ASEAN Expo opens in south China

The 15th China-ASEAN Expo opened Wednesday in south China's Nanning city, highlighting trade and investment among China, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other countries along the Belt and Road.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 14:22:50

Steel, coke futures sag amid plan for flexible output cuts

Chinese rebar steel futures fell more than 2 percent and coke prices dropped over 3 percent on Tuesday after a source involved with the plan said the environment ministry is planning to allow provinces to set rules on production cuts.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/11 17:13:40

Brazil farmers vie for soy contract amid trade war

Brazilian farmers said they are seeking support to develop a soybean futures contract that would ease deals between Brazil, the world's largest soy exporter, and top importer China at a time of heightened US-China trade tensions.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/11 17:13:39

Shanghai shares hit 31-month closing low

The Shanghai Composite Index shed early gains to end at its weakest close in 31 months on Tuesday, as investors took a cautious stance awaiting developments in international trade disputes.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/11 17:08:40

Qatargas agrees on 22-year LNG supply deal with China

Qatargas said on Monday it had agreed on a 22-year deal with PetroChina International Co, a unit of PetroChina Co, to supply China with around 3.4 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually, as the nation steps up efforts to combat air pollution.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/10 17:38:40

Mainland stocks fall; Apple suppliers dive

Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell on Monday as the threat of US tariffs on nearly all of China's exports to the US continued to hover over markets, and as a tweet from US President Donald Trump shook suppliers of tech giant Apple.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/10 17:38:40

China's soybean futures rise as cold snap hits northeast

China's soybean futures climbed nearly 5 percent during morning trade on Monday, on track for their biggest daily gain on record after sudden cold weather in the country's northeast raised concerns about damage to crops.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/10 17:38:39

China's cross-border e-commerce turnover to top USD1.3 trln in 2018

China's cross-border e-commerce is forecast to see turnover top 9 trillion yuan (1.3 trillion US dollars) in 2018, according to a report released by the China E-Commerce Association.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/9 20:55:10

Central bank injects liquidity into market

China's central bank continued to pump cash into the money market in August to meet financial institutions' demand for liquidity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/9 18:21:30

Sinochem, Yongan Capital buy crude oil against Sept delivery

The Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) on Friday said in a press release that Sinochem Energy Technology Corp and Yongan Capital Management were among the firms which purchased crude oil against the September contract.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/9 18:03:40

Mainland stocks end lower on cautious trade

Stocks on the Chinese mainland ended higher on Friday, but the Shanghai Composite Index and blue-chip shares closed lower for the past week, as a deadline for public comments on fresh US trade tariffs expired.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/9 18:03:40

China's August bank lending predicted to be steady

China's banks likely extended fewer new loans in August than the previous month, but the pace was still well above last year's levels as the central bank looks to support the economy amid rising US trade tensions, a Reuters poll showed.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/9 17:58:40

China's central bank pumps funds into market via MLF

China's central bank Friday injected 176.5 billion yuan (25.88 billion US dollars) of funds into the market via the medium-term lending facility (MLF) to maintain liquidity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 21:21:16

Cambodian PM to attend 15th China-ASEAN Expo in China's Nanning next week

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will lead a high-level delegation to attend the 15th China-ASEAN Expo next week in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, according to a Foreign Ministry's statement on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 15:03:52

Mainland stocks fall as investors fear more tariffs

Chinese mainland stocks closed lower on Thursday as investors fretted about the possible imposition of new US tariffs on imported goods from China, which could come as early as this week.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:03:41

ExxonMobil to invest in plant, LNG terminal in China

ExxonMobil Corp said on Thursday it has signed a preliminary deal to build a petrochemical complex and invest in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in China, the latest major foreign investment in the world's top chemicals market.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:03:40