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Think tank at Tsinghua University in Beijing warns measures should not go too far as the ultimate aim is ‘to bring US decision makers back to the negotiating table’.
State media commentary seeks to play down expectations over anticipated meeting between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump in Japan later this month.
Beijing should be realistic about its chances of success in a multifaceted conflict with the US, says Jia Kang, a former head of research at China’s finance ministry.
The value of new yuan loans issued was 1.18 trillion yuan (US$170.54 billion) in May, higher than April but lower than estimates of 1.3 trillion yuan.
Exports unexpectedly rose 1.1 per cent in May against an expected drop of 3.9 per cent as companies rushed to ship goods to the United States to beat 25 per cent duties.
Plan would aim to boost the sales of cars, home appliances and consumer electronics including 5G smartphones after sharp drop in retail sales in April.
In Deyang, the story of machinery maker Erzhong is a cautionary tale for Beijing of the dangers of social unrest resulting from job losses at state-owned enterprises.
The International Monetary Fund downgraded its prediction to 6.2 per cent having only raised it to 6.3 per cent two months ago before the recent trade war escalation.
US wants ‘detailed and enforceable commitments’ from China as part of a trade deal, a demand China rejects as bullying and a threat to its sovereignty.
Beijing has yet to provide details of its ‘entity list’ to punish ‘unreliable’ companies and individuals, but state media speculates it is a response to US treatment of Huawei.
Benchmark Shanghai composite stock index lost nearly 6 per cent in May, but China Securities Regulatory Commission chairman Yi Huiman attempts to ease fears.
Damage caused by Washington’s moves very limited, Communist Party chief of People’s Bank of China Guo Shuqing says.
Vice-Premier Hu Chunhua will head a task force as unemployment concerns increase due to US trade tensions and a number of recent high-profile lay-offs and closures.
Last week US President Donald Trump signed an order that could restrict Chinese telecommunications companies from selling their equipment in the United States.
State-owned enterprises are an issue at the centre of the US-China trade war, with Washington demanding a level playing field for its businesses in China.
The debate on whether China will enact new economic stimulus measures has resumed following weaker-than-expected data in April.
China’s process is modelled on one used by US, but only incorporated companies can apply for relief and there will be no public hearings.
Chinese economic fundamentals ‘solid’ says People’s Bank of China, and monetary policy will be ‘fine tuned’ in response to economic and financial changes.
Slowdown follows fall in April’s purchasing managers’ index as well as exports ahead of latest round of trade talks in Washington and threatened tariff increases
Rise in Caixin/ Markit services business activity index for April highlights economy’s resilience, but US President’s threat to raise tariffs is likely to weigh on exporters
People’s Bank of China says reserve requirement for some rural lenders will be cut to 8 per cent from next week as part of ongoing plan to support small businesses.
Tourism revenue up 16.1 per cent at US$17.5 billion as traveller numbers rise 13.7 per cent.
New rules from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange require cross-border payment services to more closely monitor and report international transactions.
Deputy head of Development Research Foundation Liu Shijin says changes are needed to avoid the middle-income trap.
Document is based on similar measures used by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, Finance Minister Liu Kun says.
‘China’s Economic Security Outlook’ sees tit-for-tat tariff war with the US and the broad hostility as a major risk endangering China’s ‘economic security’.
American researcher Nicholas Lardy sees ‘encouraging’ signs due to the support shown by President Xi Jinping.
Kong Dan, the former chairman of the state-owned Citic Group and Everbright Bank, urges Beijing to stick to its development path over adopting a western model.
China’s president urges officials to redouble efforts to meet next year’s targets for tackling poverty and pollution.
The People’s Bank of China will seek permission from individuals before collecting their utilities records amid concerns of increasing intrusions into people’s lives.
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