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China considers U.S. rare earth export curbs: Global Times editor

28 May 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING Beijing is "seriously considering" restricting exports to the United States of rare earths, 17 chemical elements used in high-tech consumer electronics and military equipment, the editor in chief of China's Global Times said on Tuesday.

China plans to cut jet fuel prices to aid airlines, consumers

17 May 2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China is planning to lower wholesale aviation fuel prices as early as July, part of Beijing's pledge to reduce business costs in a slowing economy, said an oil industry executive and a spokeswoman with the Chinese aviation authority.

Bankrupt China 'teapot' refinery plans restart after bailout -sources

12 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING Chinese independent refiner Shandong Haiyou Petrochemical Group aims to restart its key crude oil unit in June, a year after it was idled following a bankruptcy filing, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter.

Bankrupt China "teapot" refinery plans restart after bailout -sources

12 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING, April 12 Chinese independent refiner Shandong Haiyou Petrochemical Group aims to restart its key crude oil unit in June, a year after it was idled following a bankruptcy filing, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter.

Saudi Aramco shifts strategy in China to boost oil sales

14 Mar 2019

DUBAI/SINGAPORE/BEIJING Rising Russian and U.S. competition has pushed Saudi Aramco to find new buyers for its oil in China, encouraging a shift towards independent refiners and newcomers to the business.

China says U.S. trying to force it to submit on trade as new tariffs kick in

24 Sep 2018

BEIJING The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other's goods on Monday as the world's biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasingly bitter trade dispute that is expected to hit global economic growth. | Video

Tour of Ibsen play cut short in China amid cries for freedom

13 Sep 2018

BEIJING A tour of a 136-year-old political drama by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen was cut short in China after some members of the audience in Beijing shouted out at the performers and called for freedom of speech.

Steady China factory inflation a boon for industrial profits, economic growth

09 Aug 2017

BEIJING China's factory price inflation held steady in July in a positive sign for industrial output and profits for the third quarter, even though a government-led drive to reduce debt is expected to cool earnings and economic growth by year-end.

China's June factory price inflation subdued on modest raw materials recovery

10 Jul 2017

BEIJING China's producer price inflation was unchanged in June and remained well off highs seen earlier this year, amid lingering oversupply issues in the steel sector and as signs of economic weakness weighed on the outlook for prices.

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