BEIJING China's export-dependent cities and provinces are scrambling to provide relief to exporters, stabilize employment and avert the possibility of social unrest as an intensifying trade dispute with the United States threatens to further erode business.
LONGYANGXIA, China At dawn, high on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, a Buddhist monk in saffron robes chants blessings over limber athletes preparing to run 100 kilometres across sand dunes, rivers and ravines. | Video
BEIJING China's central bank said on Tuesday that it will not resort to strong stimulus to support the slowing economy but will keep liquidity reasonably ample and offer more help to companies which are having trouble obtaining financing.
BEIJING China's factory price inflation cooled in July amid a slowdown in economic growth with Beijing locked in a heated trade dispute with Washington, although economists expect punitive tariffs on U.S goods to add to wider price pressures in months ahead.
XIAMEN, China/BEIJING Yang Xiaodao, a 26-year-old civil servant in the Chinese city of Xiamen, says taking out a 30-year-mortgage on a two-bedroom apartment with her husband was the most regrettable decision of her life. | Video
Washington/Peking/Berlin Die USA verschärfen den Zollstreit mit China und schüren Sorgen vor einem Ausufern des Konflikts der beiden größten Wirtschaftsmächte.
Washington/Peking Die USA verschärfen den Zollstreit mit China und läuten so eine neue Runde im Handelskonflikt der beiden Wirtschaftsgiganten ein.
BEIJING China will "absolutely not" fire the first shot in a trade war with the United States and will not be the first to levy tariffs, its finance ministry said on Wednesday. | Video
Peking/Berlin Der Zollstreit zwischen den weltweit größten Wirtschaftsmächten China und USA droht sich zu einer Vergeltungsspirale auszuweiten.
BEIJING China's producer inflation picked up for the first time in seven months in April, bolstered by surging commodities prices and suggesting its industrial demand remains resilient even as trade tensions ratchet up with the United States.