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Mar 22 2017

China's property giants launch green index

BEIJING China's largest real estate developers launched a green index on Wednesday to manage their cement, steel and iron suppliers as the world's second-largest economy steps up its fight against climate change.

Mar 10 2017

HINTERGRUND-China will Gespenst sozialer Unruhen mit Milliarden bannen

Shuangyashan Als die Streiks von Tausenden unbezahlten Kumpeln in der Kohle-Hochburg Shuangyashan im vergangenen Jahr weltweit für Schlagzeilen sorgten, sah Chinas Führung die soziale Stabilität im Land bedroht.

Mar 09 2017

China February producer inflation fastest in nearly nine years as commodities surge

BEIJING China's producer price inflation accelerated to its fastest pace in nearly nine years in February and by more than expected as prices of steel and other raw materials extended a torrid rally, boosting profits for industrial companies worldwide.

Mar 08 2017

Major Chinese corn region seeks more financial aid from Beijing

BEIJING China's second-largest corn-producing region has asked Beijing for more financial aid as farmers struggle with low prices and bulging stocks a year after the government ditched its decade-long buying policy and efforts to boost demand stumble.

Mar 08 2017

China February producer inflation fastest in nearly 9 years as commodities surge

BEIJING China's producer price inflation accelerated to its fastest pace in nearly nine years in February and by more than expected as prices of steel and other raw materials extended a torrid rally, boosting profits for industrial companies worldwide.

Mar 08 2017

China posts first monthly trade deficit in three years as imports soar

BEIJING China unexpectedly posted its first trade gap in three years in February as a construction boom pushed imports much higher than expected and as increasing U.S. protectionist rhetoric casts a spotlight on the export giant's trade position. | Video

Mar 08 2017

UPDATE 1-China posts rare trade deficit as Feb imports surge 44.7 pct in yuan terms

BEIJING, March 8 - China unexpectedly posted a rare trade deficit in February as imports surged far more than expected to feed a months-long construction boom, driven by commodities from iron ore and copper to crude oil and coal.

Mar 05 2017

In China's rustbelt towns, displaced coal, steel workers lose hope and voice

SHUANGYASHAN, China After protests by unpaid coal miners made headlines around the world last year as China's parliament was meeting, a $15 billion assistance fund offered by the ruling Communist Party became a symbol of the government's need to ensure social stability.

Feb 15 2017

Smoke and mirrors: Beijing battles to control smog message

SHANGHAI/BEIJING In its 'war' on hazardous air pollution, China's government has a dilemma: it needs to be open about air quality data to hold polluters to account, but worries that too much bad news from alternative, independent sources could stoke public unrest.

Jan 27 2017

American Airlines, Qantas may revive joint venture plan under Trump

BEIJING/SYDNEY American Airlines Group Inc and Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd may reapply to the U.S. Transportation Department for permission to coordinate prices and flight schedules now the Trump administration is in charge, Qantas Chief Executive Alan Joyce said.

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