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    1. Gavyn Davies

      August 27, 2015

      China's policy failings challenge the Fed

        It would be easy to dismiss the recent extreme turbulence in global financial markets as a dramatic, but ultimately...

    2. August 25, 2015

      Questions over Li Keqiang’s future amid China market turmoil

      The China-led turmoil that has rocked global markets in the past two weeks has also shaken the ruling Communist party...

    Special Reports

    1. Global Currencies: Renminbi

      China’s currency has become an increasingly important player on the world economic sta...
    2. Doing Business in China

      As growth continues to slow at home, many Chinese companies are looking abroad to make...
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    1. August 16, 2015

      Chinese premier Li Keqiang visits scene of Tianjin blast

      Chinese premier Li Keqiang arrived at the scene of last week’s twin blasts in Tianjin on Sunday as local officials...

    2. Gavyn Davies

      August 12, 2015

      Has China just pressed the escape button?

      For many months, as dark clouds have gathered over the Chinese economy, it has seemed obvious that the authorities...

    3. July 31, 2015

      Echoes of 1989 are bad news not just for China’s markets but the world

      China faces a crucial choice between the competing priorities of political control and economic liberalisation. This...

    4. July 28, 2015

      Renminbi: What lies ahead?

      Li Keqiang did not shirk the issue of currency wars when he spoke to the Financial Times in April. “We don’t want to...

    5. July 15, 2015

      China economy steadies on stimulus boost

      China’s economic growth held steady in the second quarter as key production indicators rebounded, suggesting that...

    6. July 14, 2015

      Five things to watch in China’s second-quarter GDP data

      China’s statistics bureau will release data on second-quarter gross domestic product on Wednesday morning local time....

    7. July 7, 2015

      Angry Chinese premier takes charge of market fightback

      For China’s premier, the meltdown in his country’s stock markets last week was not the homecoming he had been looking...

    8. June 30, 2015

      Will China join the zero interest rate club?

      Is China on track to join the club of countries that run zero interest rate policies? Certainly, induction into ZIRP is...

    9. June 30, 2015

      Greenhouse gas pledges bolster hopes for global deal

      The US and three big emerging market countries have bolstered hopes for a global deal to combat climate change this...

    10. June 29, 2015

      Li Keqiang pushes for China-Europe investment treaty

      China’s premier Li Keqiang has criticised investment flows between the EU and China as “hardly satisfactory” and made a...

    11. June 28, 2015

      Wu Hai, founder, Crystal Orange hotel group: Rebel with a cause

      When Wu Hai entered Zhongnanhai, the Beijing compound where China’s top leaders live and work, he was struck by how...

    12. June 25, 2015

      Airbus has hopes for Chinese wide-body jet order

      Airbus is hoping to clinch one of its biggest Chinese orders by value next week as it enters the final stage of a...

    13. June 25, 2015

      Rousseff hopes for domestic boost from US trip

      When China’s premier Li Keqiang visited Brazil last month, the two sides announced a rash of extravagant...

    14. FT Alphaville

      June 24, 2015

      A Goldman proxy for (stumbling) Chinese growth

      Quite obviously, not many people take China’s own statistics at face value. Also quite obviously, China is a hard...

    15. June 21, 2015

      Full speed ahead in China’s taxi app war

      With a flourish of chauffeur-like efficiency, Mr Wang, a trainee driver for Didi Dache, a Chinese taxi app, opens the...

    16. June 17, 2015

      China decouples from itself

      It is not uncommon for shares and the economy to move in opposite directions. But something funny is happening in...

    17. May 21, 2015

      Reheated old deals do little to expand Brazil-China ties

      When Chinese premier Li Keqiang swept through Brazil this week, he and his Brazilian counterpart, President Dilma...

    18. May 20, 2015

      China’s Bocom acquires Brazil’s Banco BBM

      Bank of Communications, China’s fifth-largest commercial bank by assets, has agreed to buy a controlling stake in...

    19. May 19, 2015

      BHP chief blasts Australia’s iron ore inquiry plans

      BHP Billiton has dubbed a proposed parliamentary inquiry into Australia’s iron ore sector a “ridiculous waste of money”...

    20. May 18, 2015

      China’s Li Keqiang seeks big deals in Brazil

      Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in Brazil on Monday for his first official trip to Latin America bearing tens of...

    21. May 15, 2015

      China and India to set up military hotline

      China and India have agreed to begin military exchanges and establish a hotline linking army commanders on either side...

    22. May 11, 2015

      China tilts towards liberal Latin American economies

      China may be nominally communist but concerns over its financial exposure to socialist-leaning South American partners...

    23. April 16, 2015

      America and China are rivals with a common cause

      When China’s economic output eventually surpasses America’s some time in the next decade, it will be the first time...

    24. April 15, 2015

      Interview: Li Keqiang on China’s challenges

      China’s turbocharged economy is growing at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century and is expected to slow further,...

    25. April 15, 2015

      Transcript: Li Keqiang

      On March 31 2015, China’s Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council gave an exclusive interview to Lionel Barber, editor...

    26. April 10, 2015

      The Diary: Lionel Barber

      Premier Li Keqiang greets me in the Hong Kong room of the Great Hall of the People like an old friend. As he whispers a...

    27. April 1, 2015

      Tough first quarter for commodities markets

      It’s been a tough first quarter in the commodities markets. Oversupply, a stronger dollar and crude weakness weighed on...

    28. March 24, 2015

      ADB sees China growth of at least 7% for next two years

      China’s economy will grow by at least 7 per cent for the next two years, according to the Asian Development Bank, in an...

    29. March 15, 2015

      Li Keqiang goes off-script but gets caught off-guard

      Li Keqiang’s closing words at China’s annual National People’s Congress session — the only formal press conference the...

    30. March 15, 2015

      China warns Myanmar after border bombing

      An escalating border crisis between China and Myanmar has taken its most dangerous turn yet after Beijing accused its...

    31. March 15, 2015

      China pledges readiness to bolster sagging economic growth

      China is prepared to take action to stimulate the economy and boost market confidence, Premier Li Keqiang said on...

    32. March 13, 2015

      Chinese internet: Commerce and control

      Grumbling about China’s slow internet speeds is a national pastime, but few were expecting Li Keqiang, the prime...

    33. March 12, 2015

      How David Cameron lost, and then won, China

      The relationship between Britain’s Conservative-led government and China has been something of a roller-coaster ride...

    34. beyondbrics

      March 6, 2015

      Guest post: uncovering the conduits for China's capital flight

      By Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research Chinese investors have discovered a new way to spirit money out of the...

    35. March 5, 2015

      Iron ore falls below $60 on China cuts vow

      The price of iron ore, a key steelmaking ingredient, dropped below $60 a tonne for the first time since 2009 as China...

    36. The World

      March 5, 2015

      China’s leaders look to the net for growth

      China’s leaders are looking to the internet to offset sagging economic growth. At the annual meeting on Thursday of the...

    37. March 5, 2015

      Chinese Premier Li Keqiang lays out flaws in country’s economic model

      China expects an even sharper economic slowdown following the lowest growth in a quarter of a century last year, as the...

    38. March 5, 2015

      Upbeat Draghi bolsters European stocks

      Thursday 21.00 GMT. Mario Draghi’s upbeat comments on the outlook for eurozone growth and inflation, plus confirmation...

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