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Yawen Chen

China's September property investment resilient, buoyed by new construction

18 Oct 2019

BEIJING China's property investment stayed buoyant in September, boosted by a rise in new construction activity, underlining hopes that resilience in the sector will help cushion a broader slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

Technical foul: Chinese traders in online sneaker market punish NBA after HK controversy

16 Oct 2019

BEIJING On Oct. 4, a Chinese trader noticed a sharp drop in the price of crypto tokens backed by Nike's Air Jordan sneakers on a U.S.-based exchange after the general manager of the NBA's Houston Rockets tweeted support for the protests in Hong Kong. | Video

China September exports, imports in deeper contraction as tariffs take toll

15 Oct 2019

BEIJING A slide in China's exports picked up pace in September while imports contracted for a fifth straight month, pointing to further weakness in the economy and underlining the need for more stimulus as the Sino-U.S. trade war drags on.

China's factory prices post steepest fall in three years

15 Oct 2019

BEIJING China's factory gate prices declined at their fastest pace in more than three years in September, reinforcing the case for Beijing to unveil further stimulus as manufacturing cools on weak demand and U.S. trade pressures.

Trump sees 'good things' in trade talks; China dangles partial deal

11 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump sounded an optimistic note on Friday as high-level trade talks with China entered a second day, while Beijing indicated it was open to a "partial" deal that would avoid a planned hike in tariffs on its goods this month.

China August factory deflation deepens, prices fall most in three years; pork prices soar

17 Sep 2019

(This September 10 story corrects July's core inflation to 1.6%, not 1.3%, paragraph 17.)

China's home price growth at weakest in nearly a year, developers seen cutting prices

17 Sep 2019

BEIJING China's new home prices grew at their weakest pace in nearly a year in August as a cooling economy and existing curbs on speculative buying put a dent on overall demand.

U.S., China grant trade concessions as fresh talks loom

12 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed China's decision to exempt some U.S. anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on billions worth of Chinese goods. | Video

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