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Small cities benefit as southern China project takes off

Investors are rushing in to a sleepy city on the southern coast of China thanks to a government policy that has seen tens of billions of dollars earmarked to produce a regional economy that would rival the biggest in the world.

China August trade with North Korea up after U.N. sanctions

China's trade with North Korea rose in August to its highest since December 2016, data showed on Saturday, even after the United Nations slapped tougher sanctions on Pyongyang in a bid to choke off a third of its $3 billion (£2.2 billion) in annual export revenue.

S&P says downgraded China as credit growth still too fast

China's attempts to reduce risks from its rapid buildup in debt are not working as quickly as expected and credit growth is still too fast, S&P Global Ratings said on Friday, a day after it downgraded the country's sovereign credit rating.