BEIJING China's credit growth slowed sharply in October, despite pressure by regulators on banks to help keep cash-starved companies afloat, pointing to further weakening in the economy in coming months.
* Policy easing so far not turning around lending-analyst
BEIJING China reported much stronger-than-expected exports for October as shippers rushed goods to the United States, its biggest trading partner, racing to beat higher tariff rates due to kick in at the start of next year.
BEIJING, Oct 17 China's new bank loans rebounded
in September after dipping in the two previous months, central
bank data showed, but overall credit conditions stayed tight in
an economy chilled by an ongoing tariff war with the United
* Overall credit conditions remain tight
(Adds details, analyst comment)
* Sept Caixin/Markit factory PMI at 50.0, lowest since May
BEIJING Growth in China's manufacturing sector sputtered in September as both external and domestic demand weakened, two surveys showed on Sunday, raising the pressure on policymakers as U.S. tariffs appear to be inflicting a heavier toll on the Chinese economy.
BEIJING China's automobile sales fell for the second straight month in August as a weak macro economy and trade frictions with the United States made consumers cautious about spending, an industry association said on Tuesday.
* Aug trade surplus at $27.91 bln, vs July surplus of $28.05
BEIJING China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record in August even as the country's export growth slowed slightly, an outcome that could push President Donald Trump to turn up the heat on Beijing in their cantankerous trade dispute. | Video