Rethinking China’s state-owned enterprises

For Beijing’s reforms to work, domestic and foreign private interests must play a bigger role, says Yukon Huang

China cash rates jump to 9-month high

Regulatory shift sparks worries over liquidity

China slashes rates to stimulate economy

Central bank cuts benchmark interest rates to counter slowdown

China releases first estimate of oil reserves

Move follows pledge of greater transparency of stockpile size

S&P raises fears over China muni bond push

Rating agency warns half country’s provinces deserve junk status

China emerges from US dollar’s shadow

A new equity scheme reveals Beijing’s geostrategic priorities

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The curse of weak global demand

Feeble economic performance has occurred despite the most aggressive monetary policies

China house prices fall for second month

Monthly drops slow, triggering hopes market may be near bottom

China opens market in HK-Shanghai deal

One of most significant acts of liberalisation in a decade

Shanghai free-trade zone to be test area

City’s top official says people in zone will have freedom to invest overseas

China credit growth slows as curbs bite

Market rumours are circulating about further action by the central bank

China investment growth near 13-year low

Factory output also misses forecasts, adding to pressure for stimulus

China central bank resists stimulus calls

Rising chorus appeals for more aggressive easing

Protectionism rising as growth slows

Watchdog warns of ‘global trade disorder’

Q&A: the US-China plan on climate change

Two biggest greenhouse gas emitters catch the world by surprise

China and US agree IT trade deal

Deal cutting tariffs for products ends 18-month stand-off

China and S Korea trade talks ‘settled’

Seoul says agreement will result in annual tariff reductions of $5.4bn

China sees $1.25tn in offshore investment

Beijing likely to become net exporter of capital this year

Five things to watch for at Apec forum

Meetings will be about more than economics and trade

China announces import support measures

Apec leaders keen to access vast market converge on Beijing