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Exclusive: China Inc's mounting stress - funding woes, shrinking profit growth and a trade war

14 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI/BENGALURU China Inc's profit growth has fallen sharply while debt levels have recorded a rare drop, a Reuters analysis of earnings data shows - signs of strain brought on by Beijing's crackdown on leverage as well as a trade war with the United States.

Spenders or thrifters: As Singles' Day nears, are China's shoppers about to drop?

09 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI China is gearing up for the biggest shopping event of the year on Sunday, a day dominated by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd which saw $25 billion worth of goods sold on its platforms alone in the 24-hour period last year.

Alibaba's Ma calls U.S.-China trade war 'most stupid thing in this world'

05 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI The U.S.-China trade war is the "most stupid thing in this world," Jack Ma, the chief of Asia's most valuable public company, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , said on Monday. | Video

Alibaba's Ma calls U.S.-China trade war "most stupid thing in this world"

05 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI The U.S.-China trade war is the "most stupid thing in this world," Jack Ma, the chief of Asia's most valuable public company, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said on Monday.

Alibaba's Ma calls U.S.-China trade war "most stupid thing in this world"

05 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI The U.S.-China trade war is the "most stupid thing in this world," Jack Ma, the chief of Asia's most valuable public company, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said on Monday.

Deutsche Post sells regional logistics unit to China's S.F. Holding

26 Oct 2018

BONN/SHANGHAI Deutsche Post DHL is selling its supply chain and logistics business in Greater China to S.F. Holding as the two companies enter a 10-year strategic partnership to foster growth in the region.

UPDATE 1-Great Wall Motor posts record sales drop as China car market stalls

26 Oct 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Oct 26 Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor Co Ltd reported a record quarterly sales drop and tumbling profit on Friday, amid a sharp slowdown in the world's largest auto market that has spooked automakers and dealers alike.

One trillion yuan: China state carmaker FAW gains huge credit line

25 Oct 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's state-owned automaker FAW Group said it signed a deal with 16 banks for a credit line worth more than 1 trillion yuan ($144 billion), an eye-catching amount analysts said was mostly symbolic, albeit an important signal of government support.

Ford hires new China chief to tackle daunting turnaround task

24 Oct 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Ford Motor Co has hired a new chief for its troubled China operations, ending a nine-month search after the previous head suddenly quit and tasking him with fixing a deep sales slump in the world's biggest car market.

China denounces Pompeo's 'malicious' Latam comments amid influence battle

22 Oct 2018

SHANGHAI Chinese state media sharply criticised U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese investment amid a growing battle for influence in the region.

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