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China bank lending hits record $1.72 trillion in first half after solid June

10 Jul 2020

BEIJING New bank lending in China rose 22.3% in June as authorities continued to boost credit and ease policy to get the world's second-largest economy humming again after a sharp coronavirus-induced contraction.

UPDATE 1-China's June forex reserves rise less than expected on buoyant yuan

07 Jul 2020

* June rise due to asset price gains, dollar fall - regulator

China's factory output perks up but consumers stay cautious

15 Jun 2020

BEIJING China's factories stepped up production for a second straight month in May, as the country shook off the economic torpor of the coronavirus, although the weaker-than-expected gain suggested the recovery remained fragile.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China's new bank loans fall in May, but broader credit growth quickens

11 Jun 2020

BEIJING, June 10 New bank lending in China fell more than expected in May but broader credit growth quickened as the central bank continues to ease policy to get the economy back on solid footing after the coronavirus crisis.

China's new bank loans fall in May, but broader credit growth quickens

10 Jun 2020

BEIJING New bank lending in China fell more than expected in May but broader credit growth quickened as the central bank continues to ease policy to get the economy back on solid footing after the coronavirus crisis.

China factory gate deflation deepens on global demand slump

10 Jun 2020

BEIJING China's producer prices fell by the sharpest rate in more than four years, underscoring pressure on the manufacturing sector as the COVID-19 pandemic reduces trade flows and global demand.

China's Li sees room to boost economy without opening floodgates

28 May 2020

BEIJING China has room to stimulate an economy trying to recover in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but the government does not want to open the "floodgates", Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday at the end of the annual meeting of parliament.

China drops mention of GDP goal as parliament opens, virus slams economy

24 May 2020

(Corrects say first time no GDP goal was set since 2002 in paragraph 2 of May 22 story) | Video

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