China issues non-state firm crude permit

Import licence granted to Guanghui Energy

Chinese developers slash home prices

Discounts signal desperation to shift stock

China and India balk at state sell-off

Beijing lacks urgency and Delhi fears losing family silver

Property bubble is ‘major risk to China’

If this is a turning point, developers have yet to heed it

China property slump gathers pace

Prices fall for third month and developers reduce investment

China’s dilemma in the Middle East

In Iraq, one of the countries at risk of losing the most is standing aside

China banks fortify balance sheets

Second and third-biggest lenders sell $8bn of ‘Basel bonds’

Chinese cities pick quality of life as success gauge

Drive to encourage environmental concern and cut poverty

China data show waning stimulus impact

July credit and investment data highlight slowing growth momentum

Demand drop signals China housing shift

Home buyers no longer expecting to make big profit

Growth fears weigh on Chinese trusts

Shadow banks cautious amid rising default risk

Second-quarter GDP dominates data agenda

Sharp fall in Japanese GDP and marginal growth in eurozone likely

Citic Group a test case for reform

Plan to subject group to transparency and discipline of a listed company

China trade surplus hits record high

Surge in exports may raise pressure for currency appreciation

World’s 13 ‘super-aged’ nations by 2020

Number of societies where 20% are aged 65-plus to quadruple

China widens anti-monopoly probes

Executives wonder if raids are part of protectionist push

China seeks to work with US in Africa

Proposal to jointly finance and build infrastructure

Asean: Long on optimism

Southeastern nations are becoming Asia’s third pillar of growth

China debt tops 250% of national income

China and Switzerland sign swap line

Move will help to limit the two countries’ reliance on US dollar