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China bank loans rebound, more policy easing may be needed

12 Jun 2019

BEIJING Chinese banks doled out more loans in May to support the slowing economy hurt by a trade war with the United States, with further policy easing likely even amid accelerating consumer inflation.

UPDATE 1-China May loans rebound, credit growth picks up on policy support

12 Jun 2019

* May new loans at 1.18 trln yuan vs forecast 1.225 trln yuan

China hikes tariffs on U.S. goods after Trump warning

13 May 2019

BEIJING China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised $60 billion (46 billion pounds) target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war.

China's factory-gate inflation hits four-month high, food prices surge

09 May 2019

BEIJING China's factory-gate inflation in April quickened at its fastest pace in four months, buoyed by higher commodity prices and a sign demand may be starting to perk up as Beijing rolls out more stimulus.

China's first-quarter growth unexpectedly steadies, but too early to call clear recovery

17 Apr 2019

BEIJING China's economy grew at a steady 6.4 percent pace in the first quarter, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production jumped sharply and consumer demand showed signs of improvement.

Chinas Wirtschaft wächst deutlich - Aber Sorgen bleiben

17 Apr 2019

Peking Trotz eines überraschend guten Starts ins Jahr steuert Chinas Wirtschaft auf das schwächste Wachstum seit drei Jahrzehnten zu.

China's home prices rise faster in March amid lending surge

16 Apr 2019

BEIJING New home prices in China grew slightly faster in March after growth slowed the previous month, putting a floor under the cooling market, as Beijing rolled out stimulus to boost the economy.

China's 2019 growth seen slowing to 6.2 percent despite policy support - Reuters poll

15 Apr 2019

BEIJING China's economic growth is expected to slow to a near 30-year low of 6.2 percent this year, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, as sluggish demand at home and abroad weigh on activity despite a flurry of policy support measures.

China March exports rebound to five-month high but imports fall more than expected

12 Apr 2019

BEIJING China's exports rebounded in March but imports shrank for a fourth straight month and at a sharper pace, painting a mixed picture of the economy as trade talks with the United States reach their endgame. | Video

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