Gloom pervades China’s biggest trade fair

Country’s slowdown comes full circle as imports demand slides

Asians save, but Latin Americans spend

Stark behavioural divide is driven by government policy and cultural norms

Beijing taps emergency pork reserves

Prices hit record high on a shortage of breeding sows and growing domestic consumption

China factory growth eased in April

Pullback raises questions over impact of fiscal stimulus and lending binge

US adds China to currency watchlist

Beijing, along with Germany and Japan, warned over interventions

China’s debt reckoning is matter of time

Credit build-up will end with serious consequences for the global economy, writes George Magnus

Chinese banks disguise risky loans

Lenders employ financial engineering to evade regulations designed to limit risk

China ups scrutiny on foreign-linked NGOs

New law establishes a list of ‘unwelcome’ organisations

Effects of China’s failure to reform

Beijing must ensure that future stimulus is more profitably deployed

Industrial profits add to China cheer

Data point to economic rebound but fears remain on debt and divergence

IMF warns China needs wider debt response

Fund says Beijing’s plans of action risk making problems worse

China’s debt-shrinking loses its edge

Beijing avoided a crisis years ago by postponing it to today

China risks mount as debt hits new record

US-style credit crunch or Japan-style grinding malaise seen as increasingly likely

China’s debt: not a cheap American copy

Being much poorer, the state has much more potential to grow than pre-crisis America

Beijing tops unaffordable rent rankings

Average price higher than average salary in survey of global cities

Call for clean coal push in US and China

American energy secretary says technology benefits both nations

China house prices defy cooling measures

Market rises up to 63% in major cities despite lending clampdown

Tale of two steel towns: Redcar and Qianan

Ripples from global steel downturn wash up on UK and China shores

China GDP: out with the old economy

Six charts that explain the rise of new growth drivers

China GDP growth slips to 6.7%

Structural reform on back burner as government supports growth