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China’s Factory prices in February Surges.

China’s Factory Prices in February Surges to 8-Year-High

China's producer price index (PPI) in February recorded the steepest increase in nearly eight years while consumer inflation increased moderately, according to the latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics.

China’s February import Surges.

China’s February Import Surges to record a Rare Trade Deficit

China's import rose sharply in the month of February to post a rare trade deficit, which is likely to recast worrying clouds over economic recovery of the second largest economy after the Asian giant posted an impressive trade figures in the month of January.

China Slashes Economic Growth Rate.

China Slashes Economic Growth Rate to Modest 6.5% for 2017

China will cautiously chart the economic path in 2017 as the world's second largest economy slashed its projected economic growth rate for the current year to a new low. The cut in the country's projected economic growth rate was more or less expected after the Chinese economy endured nothing short of an economic tsunami last year.

China's January Inflation.

China’s January inflation jumps 2.5 per cent in January; beats Analysts Expectations

China's consumer inflation in January hit the highest level since May 2014 on the back of soaring food prices, official data showed on Tuesday. China's consumer price index increased 2.5 per cent in January from a year earlier.

China’s January Exports Rebound.

China’s January Exports Rebound on the back of Improved Global Demand

China's export in January finally bucked the declining trend on the back of an improving global demand. The Chinese export was continuously on a downslide during most part of the last year due to lacklustre demand in the global market.

India Blasts Rating Agencies over China.

India Hits out at Rating Agencies for Favourably Rating Chinese Economy

India is miffed with global rating agencies for its so-called unfair methods that are apparently keeping its ratings below despite its improving economic fundamentals.

China’s Manufacturing PMI.

China’s Manufacturing PMI Increases for 6th Straight Month in January

In yet another sign that the Chinese economy is heading towards recovery, manufacturing activities in China grew for the sixth-straight month in the January.

China Posts Worst Export Decline.

China Records Worst Annual Export Slump Since 2009

China's export market took a huge hit for second year in a row as the country's export figures showed its worst performance since 2009's recession peak period. The persistently weak global demand apparently took toll on Chinese exporters for second year in running.

China’s December Forex Reserves Declines.

China’s Forex Reserves Decline Further in December to Hover over $3T

China's foreign exchange reserves continued its downslide in December as it declined for straight six months to hit a five year low. However, the Chinese government can take respite in the fact that the decline was less than what most analysts had expected.

China’s Manufacturing Facing Tough Competition from India.

China’s Manufacturing Industry Needs Upgrade to Counter India: State Media

A Chinese state owned tabloid on Wednesday urged Beijing to upgrade its manufacturing industry in a bid to stop big multinational companies from investing in India.

China’s Caixin Manufacturing PMI in December.

In December, China’s Caixin Manufacturing PMI Grows at Fastest Rate in Three Years

In the latest sign that the Chinese economy is heading towards recovery, a leading independent research on Tuesday claimed that last month the activities in smaller manufacturing units in the country grew at the quickest pace seen over the past three years.

China's Manufacturing Slows Down.

China's Manufacturing Sector Marginally Slows Down in December

Activities across Chinese factories and industries decreased marginally in the month of December, but showed growth for fifth consecutive month on year-on-year basis, in latest sign that the world's second largest economy is stabilizing steadily.

Investment in Chinese Economy.

Investment in Chinese Economy Steadily Improves, but Retail Sales Falters

A new economic data released on Monday showed that investment scenario in Chinese economy is steadily improving. However, doubts persist over economic recovery as other economic data's depicted a more grim picture of Chinese economy.

China's Export and Import in October.

China’s Economic Recovery Remains Fragile as Export and Import Fall in October

With global demand showing no signs of improvement, China's export and import continued its freefall in the month of October. However, the drop was not as steep as in September.

China Axes Finance Minister Lou Jiwei.

China Removes Pro-Reform Finance Minister Lou Jiwei

In a surprise move, China removed its pro-reform finance minister Lou Jiwei on Monday. The surprise decision comes at a critical time when Beijing is desperately trying to overcome a prolonged slowdown in its economy.

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