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Cheap seats give Chinese airlines a much-needed passenger bounce

Sep 07 2020

BEIJING/SYDNEY Looking to travel from Beijing to Hangzhou in eastern China? A flight can be had for as low as 180 yuan ($26) - one of a slew of deals fuelling a robust recovery in Chinese passenger levels and which could provide a model for a beleaguered industry globally. | Video

We share workers: Chinese factories redeploy staff to weather pandemic blow

Aug 27 2020

BEIJING When the government of the south China city of Zhongshan heard that watchmaker Kam Yuen Group was furloughing more than 100 workers, it brokered a deal to shift the surplus staff to another manufacturer - a growing practice

China's economic recovery underwhelms as consumer comeback stays elusive

Aug 14 2020

BEIJING China's retail sales slipped in July, dashing expectations for a modest rise, as consumers in the world's second-largest economy failed to shake off wariness about the coronavirus, while the factory sector's recovery struggled to pick up pace. | Video

China's July export surge may point to more sustainable recovery

Aug 07 2020

BEIJING China's economy appeared to be gathering pace in July as exports rose the most this year while some raw material imports hit record highs, adding to hopes for a more sustained recovery.

China posts first import growth since pandemic, exports also up

Jul 14 2020

BEIJING China's imports in June rose for the first time since the coronavirus crisis paralysed the economy, as government stimulus stoked demand for commodities, while exports, fuelled by medical goods, also rose in a sign the recovery is gaining traction.

China's producer prices extend declines but recovery signs emerge

Jul 08 2020

BEIJING China's factory gate prices fell for a fifth straight month in June as the coronavirus pandemic weighed heavily on industrial demand, although signs of a pickup in some parts of the sector suggest a slow economic recovery remains intact.

China's producer prices extend declines but recovery signs emerge

Jul 08 2020

BEIJING China's factory gate prices fell for a fifth straight month in June as the coronavirus pandemic weighed heavily on industrial demand, although signs of a pickup in some parts of the sector suggest a slow economic recovery remains intact.

Chinese factories to face headwinds in next phase of post-lockdown recovery

Jul 08 2020

BEIJING Orders for infrastructure materials and equipment have helped industrial output recover faster in China than most places emerging from COVID-19 lockdowns, but further expansion will be hard to attain without stronger broad-based demand and exports.

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