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China's October exports fall, but less than expected as trade war grinds on

08 Nov 2019

BEIJING China's exports and imports contracted less than expected in October, providing some relief for the economy as Beijing tries to reach a partial trade deal with Washington.

Scrapped Chile APEC summit throws up new hurdle for U.S.-China trade deal

31 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING/SINGAPORE Leaders from the United States and China encountered a new obstacle in their struggle to end a damaging trade war on Wednesday, when the summit where they were supposed to meet was canceled because of violent protests. | Video

China September new bank loans beat expectations, more easing seen

15 Oct 2019

BEIJING China's banks extended more new yuan loans than expected in September, as policymakers ramped up support to stabilize the slowing economy during a bruising trade war with the United States.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China unveils rate reform to steer funding costs lower for firms

19 Aug 2019

BEIJING, Aug 17 China's central bank unveiled a key interest rate reform on Saturday to help steer borrowing costs lower for companies and support a slowing economy that has been hurt by a trade war with the United States.

China unveils rate reform to steer funding costs lower for firms

17 Aug 2019

BEIJING China's central bank unveiled a key interest rate reform on Saturday to help steer borrowing costs lower for companies and support a slowing economy that has been hurt by a trade war with the United States.

Trade war keeps China's factories in reverse gear for third month

31 Jul 2019

BEIJING China's factory activity shrank for the third month in a row in July, an official survey showed, underlining the growing strains on the world's second-biggest economy as the Sino-U.S. trade war hits business profits, confidence and investment.

Profit growth at China's central government-owned firms drops to single digits

16 Jul 2019

BEIJING Profit growth at firms directly owned by China's central government slowed to the low single digits in the second quarter, hit by a cooling economy and sputtering global trade.

Property speculators hope for investment paradise in southwest China

12 Jul 2019

XISHUANGBANNA, China A bus came to a halt amid a tropical rainforest not far from China's border with Myanmar, dropping off about 30 investors on a property tour, some with children in tow.

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