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    1. August 16, 2016

      Theresa May confirms visit to China to steady relations

      Theresa May has confirmed that she will travel to China next month to steady relations with Beijing and to press for...

    2. July 25, 2016

      Xi’s China: The rise of party politics

      A front-page article in the People’s Daily in May sent shockwaves through the Chinese bureaucracy. It quoted an...

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    1. beyondbrics

      July 8, 2016

      China's green revolution goes global

      Smart investors are recognising that China intends to lead the US and other countries in the race to develop green...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      July 4, 2016

      Waiting to welcome Tsipras

      Honour guards prepare for the ceremony as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang welcomes Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at...

    3. FT Alphaville

      June 29, 2016

      FT Confidential Research: For Li Keqiang, Brexit is both blessing and curse

      FT Confidential Research will be hosting an intimate ‘up, close and personal’ China session at the FT’s Festival of...

    4. June 9, 2016

      China puts faith in start-up boom

      The Chinese government has prioritised supporting entrepreneurship as it grapples with flagging growth and seeks to...

    5. May 25, 2016

      China seeks foreign investors for One Belt, One Road push

      Beijing is encouraging foreign companies to co-invest with Chinese contractors in third countries, a strategy that...

    6. May 25, 2016

      Making the case for Chinese debt equity swaps

      Earlier this year Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, responding to a press conference question about financial risk in the...

    7. May 17, 2016

      Chinese leader pays rare visit to Hong Kong as tensions simmer

      The most high-profile Chinese leader to travel to Hong Kong since the Occupy protests promised to “see, listen and...

    8. May 17, 2016

      Pakistan army chief’s Beijing visit heightens US, India jitters

      Pakistan’s army chief was feted in Beijing this week on a visit that could heighten concerns in New Delhi and...

    9. May 13, 2016

      Chinese credit growth slows as leadership warns of over-leverage

      China has reined in its drive for bank lending to boost the economy, it emerged on Friday, as the country revealed that...

    10. May 12, 2016

      The Queen has expressed the uncomfortable truth about power

      Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has been caught on microphone voicing some disobliging views about the behaviour of the...

    11. FT Alphaville

      May 3, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - “’It’s the Burning Man 1%,‘ said Charles, a documentary filmmaker with spikes pierced through...

    12. April 24, 2016

      Carmakers seek inside edge in China

      Carmakers are gearing up for a year of intense competition in China as the world’s largest auto market by sales faces...

    13. April 15, 2016

      Staying home pays off for China’s Premier — at least for now

      Over recent months, foreign diplomats bearing invites for Premier Li Keqiang to visit their capitals have been politely...

    14. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      China's rail freight weight down 9.2% in Q1

      It hasn’t been a great quarter for freight shipments in China, at least according to the latest figures from its...

    15. The Exchange

      April 7, 2016

      Why reactions to China’s economy are overdone

      In the National People’s Congress meeting concluded last month, the Chinese premier Li Keqiang announced that his...

    16. April 1, 2016

      China factory activity rebounds

      Activity in China’s manufacturing industry expanded for the first time in nine months during March in a possible sign...

    17. March 28, 2016

      China faces struggle to recast steel workers for service sector

      With millions poised to lose their jobs as China shuts down scores of underperforming mines and mills, Beijing has...

    18. March 16, 2016

      China explores debt-for-equity swaps to defeat bad debt pile-up

      China’s chief banking regulator opened the way for the country’s lenders to use debt-for-equity swaps to rid themselves...

    19. March 16, 2016

      China’s Li Keqiang seeks to reassure public on government finances

      Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday warned that a “dysfunctional” real economy is the biggest threat to financial...

    20. March 7, 2016

      S&P 500 extends winning run to fifth day

      Monday 21:00 GMT. The S&P 500 extended its run of gains to a fifth session, the longest winning streak since October,...

    21. Fast FT

      March 7, 2016

      US energy, material shares stand out on Monday

      The warm glow of higher prices. US stocks have erased most of their early losses on Monday, as oil’s longest rally in...

    22. Fast FT

      March 7, 2016

      Stocks stumble, but oil at three-month highs

      European and US equity gauges are soft after a mixed Asian session as the strong rally of recent weeks runs out of...

    23. Fast FT

      March 7, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: calm before the storm

      Investors across the region are expecting big things – but not until Thursday, the day of the ECB’s next monetary...

    24. Fast FT

      March 7, 2016

      PBoC fixes renminbi stronger

      The Chinese central bank has allowed the renminbi to strengthen on Monday. The People’s Bank of China set the “fix”...

    25. Fast FT

      March 6, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: US jobs and Chinese growth

      There’s plenty of economic data for markets across Asia Pacific to sink their teeth into on Monday. First up is US jobs...

    26. March 6, 2016

      China seeks to balance stimulus and reform

      Chinese premier Li Keqiang sought at the weekend to balance conflicting goals of stimulating China’s economy and...

    27. March 5, 2016

      China cuts growth forecast

      China has set its fiscal deficit target far below expectations, highlighting the government’s reluctance to expand...

    28. March 3, 2016

      China investors to seek policy clues at parliament meeting

      With China’s annual parliament meeting opening in Beijing this weekend, punch-drunk stock investors will be looking for...

    29. March 3, 2016

      China comes full circle with talk of mass lay-offs

      China’s annual parliamentary session convenes this week amid a sombre mood that recalls the late 1990s: an era of...

    30. February 25, 2016

      China shifts gears to drive electric car development

      China’s efforts to take the lead in electric vehicle development will focus on battery technologies and public vehicle...

    31. February 17, 2016

      Chinese ministries scramble to get on-message

      Investors buffeted by turmoil in China’s markets have lambasted Beijing for its poor communications. Now the government...

    32. February 7, 2016

      China foreign exchange reserves hit more than 3-year low

      China’s foreign exchange reserves dropped by nearly $100bn last month to the lowest level since May 2012 as Beijing...

    33. January 19, 2016

      China’s Xi turns to Reagan and Thatcher for economic inspiration

      At the outset of his presidency, Xi Jinping billed himself as a transformative leader in the mould of Deng Xiaoping,...

    34. January 7, 2016

      China central bank pleases and unsettles

      China’s central bank has flummoxed and rattled global markets with its apparent shift of goalposts on the renminbi....

    35. December 28, 2015

      Europe split over whether to grant China market economy status

      At the end of October, Li Keqiang, China’s premier, toasted Angela Merkel. He and the German chancellor cheerily...

    36. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2015

      India's very own, updated, Li Keqiang Index

      Want to know a big difference between Chinese and Indian GDP stats? Well, we don’t think many Indian officials would...

    37. December 9, 2015

      Beijing’s smog is a symptom of corruption

      Attacked by activists and lambasted by locals, Beijing’s government this week declared its first red alert on...

    38. beyondbrics

      November 26, 2015

      Internet is a bane for developing economies

      By Chandran Nair, Global Institute for Tomorrow Last week, Jack Ma called for a new “e-WTO” with the aim of helping...

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