Renminbi scheme reflects Swift spy fears

China launches system to streamline cross-border payments

China FX reserves fall amid PBoC support

Monthly decline of $43bn as Beijing continues to prop up renminbi

China groups eye vast Australia land sale

Bidders line up for 100,000 sq km of cattle stations

IMF Chief economist Maurice Obstfeld

IMF chief economist sets out vision

Top of Obstfeld’s list is deeper understanding of underlying potential for prosperity

Theft jeopardises casino model in Macau

Promoter’s loss adds to pressure from China downturn and graft purge

China manufacturing weakens again

Official PMI data raise prospect of fresh rate cut

WTO slashes global trade forecast

Slowing Chinese trade seen as main culprit for gloomy outlook

China halves car sale tax to lift economy

Cut applies to vehicles with 1.6 litre engine size or smaller

Costa Rica looks to China to plug deficit

Latin American nation seeks to sell $1bn bond to Beijing

China data: Making the numbers add up

Scepticism about the accuracy of the official data has intensified. But what if the underlying figures are reliable?

China takes global climate change lead

Beijing’s commitments on the environment should be praised

The Chinese dream in a single generation

A father and daughter stand at opposite ends of the country’s migrant miracle

China farmers hit by corn refiner collapse

Unsettled bills are latest consequence of Beijing policy of propping up prices

China cautiously endorses privatisation

Cabinet directive calls for stake sales and foreign investment

China factories struggle to find workers

Job market in southern heartland in rude health despite slowdown

China ties lose lustre as Iran eyes west

Critics say groups took advantage of sanctions-hit Islamic republic

China manufacturing index at 6-year low

PMI data come as Xi pledges not to devalue renminbi to boost exports

Xi reassures hosts as US visit begins

Chinese leader makes pledges on hackers, RMB, reforms and growth

Failed China schemes pull down investors

Unravelling of local financing networks sparks protests

China state bailout shows moral hazard

Heavy machinery producer symbolises struggles