China’s factory activity expanded at the slowest pace in three months last month, weighed down by shrinking export orders, a private survey showed on Thursday, consistent with views the economy’s growth rate has moderated into the end of the year.Thursday, 2 January, 2014, 10:00am
A private survey released on Tuesday confirmed official figures from the weekend that showed growth in China’s services industry edged up last month, offering further indications that the economy has stabilised in the run-up to a key party reform meeting.5 Nov 2013 - 1:10pm
It’s official: China’s slowdown is starting to hurt corporate America.
As the world’s second-largest economy - and still growing - China is seen as a primary source of revenue growth by the largest US companies. But a country that once boasted double-digit growth is now growing at a more modest 7.5 per cent rate, its credit markets are overheated and fears of a housing bubble remain.19 Jul 2013 - 3:39pm
The success or failure of China’s efforts to revamp its giant economy may rest with workers like Hu Zhao and Deng Jindong.20 Jul 2013 - 3:53am
Treasurer Chris Bowen on Thursday insisted an end to the Chinese resources boom was not a crisis for Australia’s mining-driven economy, but admitted it was a challenge.
Australia’s economy is facing a difficult transition from its reliance on commodities as China’s growth slows and the resources investment boom peaks.18 Jul 2013 - 1:41pm
Germany’s SAP on Thursday curbed its outlook for this year software revenue, citing the effects of slowing economic growth in China and customers’ move to cloud-based services.18 Jul 2013 - 3:20pm
Although the pace of growth slowed slightly from May, prices in nine cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, saw increases of more than 10 per cent from a year earlier, according to data tracked by the National Bureau of Statistics.19 Jul 2013 - 4:11am 5 comments
China’s economy grew 7.5 per cent in the second quarter, its slowest pace in a year, though data from the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday revealed that resilience in the domestic sector helped offset a decline in the rate of expansion in the export-oriented industrial sector.15 Jul 2013 - 10:48pm 4 comments
China’s resolve to revamp its economy for the long-term good will be tested this month when a slew of data show growth is grinding towards a 23-year low, with no recovery in sight.8 Jul 2013 - 1:14pm
China’s inter-bank funding costs fell further on Tuesday as the central bank refrained from draining funds via its regular open market operations, and traders predicted rates would soon return to levels seen before the recent cash crunch that roiled global markets.2 Jul 2013 - 10:42pm