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Job jitters mount as China's factories sputter ahead of Lunar New Year

Jan 17 2019

DONGGUAN/HONG KONG Wang Zhishen was thrilled when Danish shipper A.P. Moller-Maersk gave him two months' paid leave, relishing the chance to spend time with his wife and daughters in China's remote northwestern Gansu province.

UPDATE 1-China's FX reserves fall in 2018 as slowing economy, trade war weigh

Jan 07 2019

* Reserves fall $67.24 bln in 2018, vs gain of $129.4 bln in 2017

China's monetary policy stance unchanged but policymaking to be flexible - official

Dec 28 2018

BEIJING China's monetary policy stance has not shifted, but a greater focus will be placed on flexible policymaking to adjust to changes, a central bank official said, with the Chinese economy widely expected to face more headwinds next year.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China Nov loans top forecasts but other credit gauges at record lows

Dec 11 2018

BEIJING, Dec 11 China's banks extended more new loans than expected in November after a sharp drop the previous month, in a sign that recent government pressure on lenders to help struggling smaller firms may be starting to bear fruit.

China November loans top forecasts but other credit gauges at record lows

Dec 11 2018

BEIJING China's banks extended more new loans than expected in November after a sharp drop the previous month, in a sign that recent government pressure on lenders to help struggling smaller firms may be starting to bear fruit.

Plane lessor Avolon signs $11.5 billion deal for 100 Airbus jets

Dec 07 2018

BEIJING/PARIS Chinese-owned Irish leasing company Avolon firmed up its largest ever purchase on Friday with an order for 100 Airbus jets worth $11.5 billion at list prices, lifting the covers off a deal struck in the face of global trade tensions.

China's private jet brokers brace for 'chill' as market stalls

Nov 23 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's private jet market faces a protracted lull as the economy continues to slow down, salesmen and aviation lawyers said at forum in Beijing this week, predicting the country's uber-rich will sell off jets in droves next year.

With Russian support, China broadcasts export ambitions at air show

Nov 09 2018

ZHUHAI, China China paraded industrial and military clout and sent deliberate signals to Western rivals that its aerospace and arms industries aim to catch them up on world markets, while playing down trade tensions at the nation's largest air show this week.

World News

Erdogan: Turkey is ready to take over Syria's Manbij

Turkey is ready to take over security in Syria's Manbij, where four U.S. citizens died in an Islamic State-claimed bombing last week, President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call on Sunday, the Turkish presidency said.