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At least 25 dead as rains deluge central China's Henan province

Jul 21 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) -At least 25 people have died in China's flood-stricken central province of Henan, a dozen of them in a subway line in its capital Zhengzhou, and more rains are forecast for the region. | Video

China's export growth quickens as global vaccinations, easing lockdowns lift demand

Jul 13 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) -China's exports grew much faster than expected in June, as solid global demand led by easing lockdown measures and vaccination drives worldwide eclipsed virus outbreaks and port delays. | Video

China frees up $154 billion for banks to underpin economic recovery

Jul 10 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) -China will cut the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves, releasing around 1 trillion yuan ($154.19 billion) in long-term liquidity to underpin its post-COVID economic recovery that is starting to lose momentum.

China's factory gate inflation slows, outlook dimmed by still-elevated prices

Jul 08 2021

BEIJING China's factory gate inflation eased in June after a government crackdown on runaway commodity prices, but the annual rate stayed uncomfortably high and underlined growing strains on the economy as Beijing tries to bolster a post-coronavirus revival.

China manufacturing slows as supply shortages roil Asia industry

Jun 30 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) -Growth in China's June factory activity dipped to a four-month low on higher raw material costs, a shortage of semiconductors and a COVID-19 outbreak in the major export province of Guangdong, amid wider supply chain disruptions in Asia.

China appeals to WTO over Australian duties on three products

Jun 24 2021

BEIJING/CANBERRA China has made a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Australia's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on three products, its commerce ministry said on Thursday.

Boeing faces rocky path to gaining approval for 737 MAX return in China

Jun 23 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) -Trade power tensions, regulatory hurdles and attempts by the West to counter Chinese competition are delaying a return of the 737 MAX in China, frustrating Boeing Co as a potential rival demonstrates its growing influence.

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'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.