China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to its lowest reading since July, with the non-manufacturing gauge falling to the lowest level this year.
From domestic players to foreign firms, a ‘lack of consistent rules’ governing China’s market is holding back its potential, warns prominent economist Zheng Yongnian.
China’s airspace information industry is expected to reach to 44.69 billion yuan (US$6.3 billion) in 2025, with over 400 companies registered by the end of last year.
China’s southern province of Guangdong pledged to build a so-called Digital Bay Area amid efforts to create a driving force for high-quality economic and social development.
During a three-day tour of China’s northeast, a former centre of industry, Premier Li Qiang has placed seemingly deliberate focus on the country’s continuing efforts to break through bottlenecks.
China’s BeiDou system, which is similar to the US’ Global Positioning System (GPS), has been recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.
US sanctions on China, coupled with the rapid rise of China’s automobile industry, have South Korean authorities seeking new areas to cooperate with their neighbour and occasional rival.
China recorded 5.69 million marriages in the first three quarters, with the trend set to push the annual total above 7 million and end a run of nine consecutive years of decline.
In a year when natural disasters threatened to derail its food security drive, China is reporting record grain harvests as autumn comes to a close.
Chinese tourists hit 40.3 million in the first half of 2023, down from 155 million in all of 2019, but those who travel are seen to ‘prioritise personalised travel services catering to specific interests and passions’.
China’s central bank is ramping up the promotion of its digital currency, making it easier and more convenient for everyday users as well as cross-border transactions. Here’s what has been accomplished this year.
China’s first generation of migrant workers helped build the country into an economic powerhouse. But now, as they age out of the workforce, they face a bleak future with meagre benefits – or none at all.
Experimental rice strain reaches twice as tall as ordinary strains, and its creators say it is more resistant to pests and flooding. It also grows in challenging conditions.
Slow recovery of travel sector expected to have wider implications on Chinese economy.
At the first high-level talks between China and Germany in four years, both sides agree to update a financial cooperation agreement, but trade appears sidelined.
With greater uncertainty in international trade and a host of issues leaving global food security in doubt, Beijing is investing even more time and resources into ensuring agricultural stability for the years to come.
National Development and Reform Commission pledges to support Yunnan with transport, logistics, energy and digital connection with southern neighbours.
China is combating a capital exodus that has depreciated the yuan and contributed to an unpredictable business environment in the country, while investors continue to call for more transparent policies.
A Brunei airline has committed to buying a batch of China’s domestically produced aircraft – another step forward in the planes’ path to global procurement.
As concerns mount over disappointing economic figures, Beijing gathers major firms to remind them of its commitment to their continued success.
China’s economic data for August paints a complicated picture, with figures indicating the possibility of heightened growth as well as signs of a protracted slump.
China’s economy showed signs of life in August, with retail sales and manufacturing picking up, but some analysts are still waiting to see if Beijing has a ‘bold reform plan’ up its sleeve, as the road to recovery remains rocky.
The People’s Bank of China’s second cut to the ratio this year comes as the world’s second-largest economy has struggled to rebound in recent months.
A new addition to the home-grown C919 narrowbody airliner series will add nearly 50 seats to the maximum capacity as Beijing keeps Boeing and Airbus in its long-term sights.
The controversial tax does not appear in a five-year lawmaking plan, as China’s real estate crisis intensifies and Beijing’s economic priorities shift.
‘[We] aim to take the development of the Hetao cooperation zone to a new level,’ Shenzhen Mayor Qin Weizhong says.
Despite announcing dozens of policies to make China’s private sector ‘bigger, better and stronger’ like state-owned firms, Beijing has struggled to restore confidence among entrepreneurs.
Prominent political economist Zheng Yongnian says China should do more to bring the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) within its economic gravity amid an intensifying US rivalry.