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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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,...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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”...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. March 5, 2016

      China cuts growth forecast

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

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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,...

    21. 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....

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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)...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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