BEIJING China's annual economic growth likely slowed to 7.2 percent in the fourth quarter, the weakest since the depths of the global crisis, a Reuters poll showed, which would keep pressure on policymakers to head off a sharper slowdown this year.
SHANGHAI/FRANKFURT BMW will pay 5.1 billion yuan (539 million pounds) to auto dealers in China who pressured the world's top luxury carmaker to share the cost of overstocked showrooms, BMW's main Chinese dealership group said on Monday.
The yuan charge
The Obama administration is taking China head on over the yuan. As Congress comes closer to punishing Beijing for not letting the currency strengthen more rapidly, Reuters explains the factors behind the yuan's sudden gains. Document