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Gabriel Crossley

China to revise 2018 GDP to reflect asset, business growth

8:16am GMT

BEIJING China will revise its 2018 gross domestic product (GDP) estimate in the next few days to reflect an increase in the number of businesses and assets recorded in the last census, officials said.

China to revise 2018 GDP to reflect asset, business growth

7:00am GMT

BEIJING China will revise its 2018 gross domestic product (GDP) estimate in the next few days to reflect an increase in the number of businesses and assets recorded in the last census, officials said.

China says holding 'in-depth' talks with U.S. on interim trade deal

14 Nov 2019

BEIJING China and the United States are holding "in-depth" discussions on a first phase trade agreement, and cancelling tariffs is an important condition to reaching a deal, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday.

China's main growth engines falter in October on trade frictions

14 Nov 2019

BEIJING China's factory output growth slowed significantly more than expected in October, as weakness in global and domestic demand and the drawn-out Sino-U.S. trade war weighed on broad segments of the world's second-largest economy.

China October services sector growth slips to eight-month low: Caixin PMI

05 Nov 2019

BEIJING China's services sector activity expanded at its slowest pace in eight months in October as new orders slowed and business confidence hit a 15-month low, a private survey showed on Tuesday.

China Oct. factory activity expands at fastest pace in over two years: Caixin PMI

01 Nov 2019

BEIJING China's factory activity unexpectedly expanded at the fastest pace in well over two years in October as new export orders rose and plants ramped up production, a private business survey showed on Friday.

China's factory activity shrinks at sharper pace, services weaken as risks grow

31 Oct 2019

BEIJING Factory activity in China shrank for the sixth straight month in October and by more than expected, while service sector growth eased as firms grapple with the weakest economic growth in nearly 30 years.

China's factory activity shrinks at sharper pace, services weaken as risks grow

31 Oct 2019

BEIJING Factory activity in China shrank for the sixth straight month in October and by more than expected, while service sector growth eased as firms grapple with the weakest economic growth in nearly 30 years.

China implementing new rules to make business easier: state planner

23 Oct 2019

BEIJING China will implement new regulations that aim to make it easier to do business from Jan. 1, 2020, China's state planner said on Wednesday, amid increasing pressure on the world's second largest economy.

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Hong Kong students' sewer escape thwarted

Some anti-government protesters trapped inside a Hong Kong university on Wednesday tried to flee through the sewers, where one student said she saw snakes, but firemen prevented further escape bids by blocking a manhole into the system.