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    1. 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...

    2. 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,...

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    1. 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....

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. November 19, 2015

      Tencent targets $1bn fundraising for online affiliate Webank

      Tencent, one of China’s largest internet companies, is looking to beef up its new banking affiliate by helping it raise...

    7. November 12, 2015

      Falling oil prices and slow growth push China to find new friends

      Brazil is slowly taking over as the standard-bearer for Chinese investment in Latin America as the people’s republic...

    8. November 2, 2015

      Talks herald thaw in Japan-South Korea relations

      The leaders of South Korea and Japan on Monday held their first bilateral talks since May 2012, and agreed to push for...

    9. November 1, 2015

      S Korea, Japan and China agree to push for N Korea nuclear talks

      Leaders from east Asia’s three main powers have agreed to work towards resuming the long-stalled six-party talks aimed...

    10. October 29, 2015

      China and Germany strike deal to boost renminbi trading business

      China and Germany have formally agreed to establish a Frankfurt-based exchange to trade a host of renminbi-denominated...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      October 29, 2015

      Merkel in China

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel reviews an honor guard as she is welcomed by China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang (unseen)...

    12. FT Alphaville

      October 29, 2015

      Precision is an undervalued virtue, Chinese GDP target edition

      From Bloomberg, our emphasis: Premier Li Keqiang highlighted a minimum growth estimate for China in the coming five...

    13. October 28, 2015

      China, Japan and South Korea to resume annual trilateral summit

      Long-stalled summit talks between east Asia’s three main powers will resume on Sunday, South Korea said, after Chinese...

    14. October 25, 2015

      Chinese premier Li Keqiang plays down 7% economic growth target

      Chinese premier Li Keqiang has said his government will not “defend to the death” its goal of 7 per cent economic...

    15. October 19, 2015

      China third-quarter GDP growth beats expectations at 6.9%

      The Chinese economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter, as resilient growth in the emerging services sector...

    16. October 18, 2015

      China’s view of UK coloured by ‘century of humiliation’

      The average Chinese person does not know a huge amount about Britain. What they do know is tinged with blood, opium and...

    17. October 18, 2015

      China third-quarter GDP: 5 things to watch

      China’s slowing growth is denting commodity prices and roiling global economies and companies alike. Monday will offer...

    18. October 12, 2015

      London plays up the pomp for Xi’s visit

      Chinese president Xi Jinping is set to address the UK parliament, dine at Buckingham Palace and ride in a royal...

    19. September 21, 2015

      Metals scheme investors petition Beijing

      Angry Chinese investors who lost money in a metals trading exchange financing scheme gone awry have appealed to Beijing...

    20. September 16, 2015

      Doubts rise over China’s official GDP growth rate

      The view that China is growing far slower than official figures show is increasingly going mainstream, with big global...

    21. beyondbrics

      September 14, 2015

      China's entrepreneurship persists despite slowdown

      By Edward Tse, Gao Feng Advisory Company China’s recent stock market turbulence and currency devaluation has attracted...

    22. September 10, 2015

      Struggling China carmakers seek regulatory relief

      A lobby group representing Chinese car makers is urging the relaxation of restrictions on the number of licence plates...

    23. September 10, 2015

      China is a source of global growth, not risk, says Li Keqiang

      Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday sought to reassure investors over the health of China’s economy, even as data on...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. July 29, 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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....

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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