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China hikes tariffs on U.S. goods after Trump warning

May 13 2019

BEIJING China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war.

China's factory-gate inflation hits four-month high, food prices surge

May 09 2019

BEIJING China's factory-gate inflation in April quickened at its fastest pace in four months, buoyed by higher commodity prices and a sign demand may be starting to perk up as Beijing rolls out more stimulus.

China's first-quarter growth unexpectedly steadies, but too early to call clear recovery

Apr 17 2019

BEIJING China's economy grew at a steady 6.4 percent pace in the first quarter, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production jumped sharply and consumer demand showed signs of improvement.

Chinas Wirtschaft wächst deutlich - Aber Sorgen bleiben

Apr 17 2019

Peking Trotz eines überraschend guten Starts ins Jahr steuert Chinas Wirtschaft auf das schwächste Wachstum seit drei Jahrzehnten zu.

China's home prices rise faster in March amid lending surge

Apr 16 2019

BEIJING New home prices in China grew slightly faster in March after growth slowed the previous month, putting a floor under the cooling market, as Beijing rolled out stimulus to boost the economy.

UPDATE 2-China's home prices rise faster in March amid lending surge

Apr 16 2019

* 65 out of 70 cities reported higher prices vs 57 in Feb (Adds analyst comments)

China March exports rebound to five-month high but imports fall more than expected

Apr 12 2019

BEIJING China's exports rebounded in March but imports shrank for a fourth straight month and at a sharper pace, painting a mixed picture of the economy as trade talks with the United States reach their endgame. | Video

China's 2019 growth seen slowing to 6.2 percent despite policy support: Reuters poll

Apr 12 2019

BEIJING China's economic growth is expected to slow to a near 30-year low of 6.2 percent this year, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, as sluggish demand at home and abroad weigh on activity despite a flurry of policy support measures.

Censorship pays: China's state newspaper expands lucrative online scrubbing business

Mar 28 2019

BEIJING People.cn, the online unit of China's influential People's Daily, is boosting its numbers of human internet censors backed by artificial intelligence to help firms vet content on apps and adverts, capitalizing on its unmatched Communist Party lineage.

RPT-China kicks off consumption drive with sweeteners for Beijing shoppers

Feb 03 2019

BEIJING, Feb 1 China's push to stoke spending in the sluggish retail sector began on Friday with Beijing households given subsidies to buy electrical appliances, in the first of what is expected to be a barrage of incentives to revive private consumption.

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