Monday, January 19, 2015
Mobile technologies account for about 4 percent of China's gross domestic product, an industry report said on Friday.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
China's trade surplus soared by almost half last year to a record US$382 billion, the government announced Tuesday, but the world's second-largest economy again missed its trade growth target due to weakness overseas.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
China's auto sales exceeded 23 million vehicles last year, an industry group said Monday, but annual growth halved from 2013 as a weaker economy took its toll on the world's biggest car market.
Monday, January 12, 2015
When the charismatic founder of upstart Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi took the stage at an Internet conference, he was open about his ambition: world domination.
Friday, January 9, 2015
Japanese gaming giant Sony said Thursday it will delay the launch of its PlayStation consoles in China, originally scheduled for Sunday, but gave no specific reason.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
German carmaker BMW has agreed to offer 5.1 billion yuan (US$818 million) in subsidies to its Chinese dealers to help make up for losses from slowing sales, Bloomberg news agency reported Monday.
China has abolished price controls on tobacco leaf, the last agricultural product to have limits, the country's top economic planner said as authorities seek to give the market a greater economic role.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro begins a trip to China and OPEC member countries late Sunday in search of financial support as his country reels from falling oil prices and a tattered economy.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
The taste for high-end tea has been drying up this year, as prices have been under pressure from the government's austerity drive and anti-graft campaign in addition to a slowing economy.
More than 100 overseas brands, including some of Europe's leading supermarkets, are waiting in the wings to set up stores on Tmall Global, the online retail site owned by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.