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    1. 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 Rousseff,...

    2. 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 Brazil’s...

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    1. Doing Business in China

      As growth continues to slow at home, many Chinese companies are looking abroad to make...
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    1. 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” that...

    2. 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 billions...

    3. 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 of...

    4. 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 such...

    5. 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 since...

    6. 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, the...

    7. 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 of...

    8. 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 few...

    9. 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 the...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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 Sunday. Mr...

    14. 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 minister,...

    15. 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 since...

    16. 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 country...

    17. 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 vowed...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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 of...

    21. March 5, 2015

      China lowers GDP growth target to ‘around 7%’

      China will target economic growth of “around 7 per cent” this year, Premier Li Keqiang told parliament on Thursday,...

    22. March 4, 2015

      Life beneath the smog should spur China to action

      In one of the more poignant scenes from Under the Dome — a documentary about China’s environmental catastrophe that has...

    23. March 3, 2015

      What to expect from China’s parliamentary session

      China’s ersatz parliament meets for its annual week-long plenary session this week, starting with an opening ceremony on...

    24. January 28, 2015

      Alibaba’s finance arm launches credit scoring service

      Alibaba Group’s finance arm has launched a credit rating system that draws on the Chinese ecommerce group’s huge trove of...

    25. January 26, 2015

      Comment: Shenzhen next stop on ‘through train’

      When Chinese premier Li Keqiang says a Shenzhen-Hong Kong link will be the next stop on the Stock Connect “through train”,...

    26. January 21, 2015

      Davos 2015: China to avoid hard landing with ‘entrepreneurship’

      Davos 2015 in pictures The power of “mass entrepreneurship and innovation” will ensure China’s economy avoids a hard...

    27. beyondbrics

      January 15, 2015

      Guest post: mining nuggets among China's "A-shares"

      By Stuart Rae and John Lin, AllianceBernstein Despite a slow start following its launch in November, the Shanghai-Hong Kong...

    28. January 6, 2015

      China banking: Webank on change

      You know you are on to something big when the Chinese premier attends your launch. On Monday, Li Keqiang sent out the first...

    29. January 5, 2015

      Tencent launches China’s first online-only bank

      A keystroke by Chinese premier Li Keqiang marked the launch of China’s first online-only bank, reflecting the government’s...

    30. beyondbrics

      December 22, 2014

      Hello 2015: no hard landing for China

      By Rafael Halpin, China Confidential At the start of his premiership, Li Keqiang drew on an ancient Chinese proverb to...

    31. beyondbrics

      December 19, 2014

      China looks to Europe - through the Balkans

      In the pale sunlight of an unseasonably warm December day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar...

    32. beyondbrics

      December 15, 2014

      Guest post: the Serbia-China friendship bridge

      By Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Serbia recently began its accession talks with the EU and is...

    33. beyondbrics

      December 4, 2014

      Guest post: China's economy is gliding to a "long" landing

      By Hayden Briscoe, Shamaila Khan and Jenny Zeng, AllianceBernstein China’s economy isn’t headed for a hard or soft landing —...

    34. November 19, 2014

      China and Russia in naval co-operation vow

      China and Russia have vowed to strengthen bilateral military co-operation and hold joint naval exercises to counter US...

    35. November 17, 2014

      Qatar looks to back UK high-speed train plan

      The Qatari royal family has told British ministers it wants to invest heavily in regeneration projects being planned around...

    36. November 10, 2014

      Hong Kong-Shanghai stock connect to start November 17

      The high-profile stock trading link between Hong Kong and Shanghai will begin on November 17, marking the start of one of...

    37. November 3, 2014

      Slowdown has become part of China’s new economic narrative

      The Chinese flag was flying over the New York Stock Exchange in late September as a grinning, elflike former English teacher...

    38. FT Alphaville

      October 28, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE David has a look at questions around Chinese GDP, the accounting for which is “man...

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