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Tesla starts taking Model 3 orders in China


Tesla Inc has started taking orders for its Model 3 sedan in China for a deposit of 8,000 yuan ($1,153.60), according to the electric carmaker's China website https://www.tesla.cn/model3/reserve.

Alibaba nets record $30 billion in Singles' Day haul, but growth rate plunges

SHANGHAI Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cashed a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in sales on Sunday during its 24-hour online retail frenzy Singles' Day, but the event's annual growth dropped to its slowest rate. | Video

Nov 11 2018

In China, female pilots strain to hold up half the sky

SHANGHAI When Han Siyuan first decided to apply for a job as a pilot cadet in 2008, she was up against 400 female classmates in China on tests measuring everything from their command of English to the length of their legs. | Video

World, China Nov 07 2018

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

Nov 05 2018

Honda and GAC Group to build $430 million Chinese plant for new-energy cars

BEIJING Honda Motor Co's joint venture with GAC Group will invest 3.27 billion yuan ($469 million) in new-energy vehicle production in China, GAC said in a stock exchange filing on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Guarding stability, China likely to slow yuan's slide to 7 per dollar - sources

BEIJING China is likely to use its vast currency reserves to stop any precipitous fall through the psychologically important level of 7 yuan per dollar as it could risk triggering speculation and heavy capital outflows, policy insiders said.

Oct 26 2018

One trillion yuan: China state carmaker FAW gains huge credit line

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's state-owned automaker FAW Group said it signed a deal with 16 banks for a credit line worth more than 1 trillion yuan ($144 billion), an eye-catching amount analysts said was mostly symbolic, albeit an important signal of government support.

Oct 25 2018

Despite climate pledges, China struggles to break coal habit

XUZHOU, China In a former mining district in eastern China, authorities have shut dozens of pits and invested billions of yuan to resculpt the broken landscape, creating gardens, forest walks and wetland parks, as well as a small museum dedicated to coal.

U.S. draws China FX into trade dispute as IMF calls for resolution

NUSA DUA, Indonesia The United States sought to make currency a central part of any solution to a bruising trade fight with China, keeping the pressure on Beijing to speed up economic reforms at a gathering of world policy makers who pledged to do more to safeguard global growth.

Oct 13 2018

China views yuan depreciation not in its interest: Mnuchin

NUSA DUA, Indonesia U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday said Chinese officials told him this week that a further depreciation of China's yuan currency was not in the country's interest.

Oct 13 2018

The yuan charge

Participants wait to perform a dragon dance during a mass fitness programme outside the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing June 20, 2009.

The Obama administration is taking China head on over the yuan. As Congress comes closer to punishing Beijing for not letting the currency strengthen more rapidly, Reuters explains the factors behind the yuan's sudden gains.   Document