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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.
Island province of Hainan reports first cases of the highly contagious disease, which is deadly to pigs, as pork prices surge amid supply disruption.
Inner Mongolian capital targets young talent in bid to breathe new life into its ailing economy.
Chinese banks issued a record US$865 billion of new loans in the first quarter of 2019.
The backbone of the country’s state pension system, which supports some 249 million people, is under threat, warns the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Premier Li Keqiang announced reductions in value-added and personal income taxes and a lowering of the social security contribution rate in March.
No-deal Brexit would boost Chinese exports to the UK by US$10 billion, while US exports would rise by US$5.34 billion, the study found.
Washington-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation compares China’s recent progress to the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 1960s.
International Monetary Fund sees global growth rebound in the second half of the year on easing of trade tensions and impact of economic stimulus in key countries.
The mainland government will also seek to create a level playing field for businesses, most of which are privately-owned, in terms of market entry and regulation.
International Monetary Fund report says countries looking to reset trade imbalances should address issues in their own economies instead of implementing tariffs.
China’s had 18.4 trillion yuan (US$2.74 trillion) worth of local government debts at the end of 2018, equivalent to 20 per cent of the nominal gross domestic product.
People’s Bank of China asks police authority to look into speculation it was planning to cut the required reserve ratio after it spread on the likes of WeChat and Weibo on Friday.
Mastercard, American Express and Visa have been waiting for over a decade to gain access, but now UnionPay, Tencent’s WeChat Pay and Alibaba’s Alipay are in control.
Low-interest rate loans are aimed at helping local government financing units roll over maturing loans, which account for an estimated 34 per cent of gross domestic product.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive in Beijing on Thursday ahead of a full day of talks on Friday.
Pilot programme launched in Ningbo, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Shanxi, Shandong and Beijing to sell local government bonds at bank counters and via internet banking.
People’s Bank of China governor Yi Gang tells the China Development Forum that opening up the financial services sector is in China’s best interests.
Beijing has determination for ‘much braver financial liberalisation and opening-up policies’, former central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan says.
Premier promises 11 million new jobs as China tries to ensure social stability, with tax cuts and reduced red tape to help private companies.
China’s vice-commerce minister Wang Shouwen is Vice-Premier Liu He’s main deputy and chief translator in the trade talks with the likes of Robert Lighthizer.
Call to fix data accuracy problem comes as China seeks to open up its economy to the world and attract more foreign investment.
Overseas shipments down by a fifth in February, stock market loses 4 per cent and lawmakers move a step closer to taxing property owners.
An iconic figure, the head of an orange-growing empire called Chu Oranges endured the tough life of an entrepreneur in a rapidly changing China.
New 13 per cent value-added tax rate announced by Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday still higher than in competitors across Asia.
Gross domestic product growth target released Tuesday morning in Premier Li Keqiang’s annual report to the National People’s Congress.
The United States have demanded China maintains the stability of the yuan as part of ongoing negotiations to end the trade war.
Four coal mines in the north of the country will produce enough coal in one year to equal the United Kingdom's entire consumption for 18 months.
Washington feels Beijing has been discriminating against US businesses, limiting investment and trade flows while also imposing restrictive non-tariff barriers.
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