HONG KONG For all the 65 million PCs that are expected to be sold in China this year, one question that many people have not yet answered is: how much money is actually made selling these computers?
BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's latest inflation figures may have sent a ripple of fear through global markets, but at many of the multinationals betting on the country's fast-growing consumer market, executives remain surprisingly unruffled.
SHANGHAI Google Inc's new Chrome PC may meet with chilly demand from China as tensions between Beijing and the search giant curb the latter's offerings and as netbook sales slowly fall off the cliff in the world's second largest PC market.
SHANGHAI Beijing's measures to cool "ridiculous" property prices have made some progress, but the risks of a bubble mean the tightening campaign is unlikely to ease up in the year ahead, the chairman of China's largest property developer said.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING A senior executive of China's top search engine, Baidu Inc, forecast its top-line and bottom-line growth rates to moderate over the next year, sending its shares down 6 percent on Wednesday.
BEIJING/HONG KONG China's natural resources sector will likely lead overseas acquisitions, a UBS executive said on Wednesday, due to the country's insatiable appetite for commodities as it boosts consumption.
HONG KONG Australia and New Zealand Banking Group has applied for a license that would allow it to invest in China's capital markets as it expands in the world's fastest growing major economy, the lender's China head said on Wednesday.
HONG KONG Trina Solar Ltd, the world's No.2 solar panel maker by market value, aims to take a 10 percent or greater share of the global market as it beefs up production with capital spending of up to $400 million next year.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters), Dec 15 - Chinese developers will face even tighter liquidity next year as Beijing imposes a raft of tightening measures to cool sizzling property prices, a leading Chinese developer said at the Reuters China Investment Summit on Wednesday.
TAIPEI Acer, the world's No.2 PC vendor, expects its China operations to make up more than 20 percent of its total sales in five years, helped by new tablet PCs and an alliance with China's Founder Technology.
BEIJING China will steer clear of an aggressive increase of benchmark interest rates because higher rates will only attract additional hot money inflows, a senior government researcher told the Reuters China Investment Summit.