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    1. August 28, 2016

      Chinese banks braced over industrial restructuring

      China’s banks are set to be the biggest losers in the sweeping bailouts of the country’s steel and coal industries....

    2. August 22, 2016

      Chinese fishermen caught up in Asian geopolitical conflict

      The territorial tensions that are inflaming relations between China and its neighbours are due in part to a collapse in...

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    1. August 17, 2016

      Bolivia makes first shipment of lithium to China

      Bolivia has made progress in its aim to become the world’s biggest exporter of lithium with its first shipment of the...

    2. 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...

    3. August 15, 2016

      Why Australia’s luck may be running out

      Australians of a nervous disposition should probably avoid reading the Chinese press and social media at the moment. A...

    4. August 11, 2016

      Commodities: The milk industry cowed

      It is calving season in Waikato, New Zealand’s biggest dairy region, and Nicola Kloeten, a farmer, is delivering a new...

    5. August 11, 2016

      Alibaba reports rapid sales growth from mobile users

      Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce group founded by Jack Ma, delivered its fastest pace of quarterly sales growth since its...

    6. August 10, 2016

      Theresa May traces a new policy blueprint for her party

      Theresa May entered Downing Street a month ago promising to build “a better Britain”. What the new prime minister did...

    7. August 9, 2016

      China flexes its muscles over Hinkley Point

      China’s warning to the UK that the future of bilateral ties stand at a “crucial historical juncture” over the deferral...

    8. August 8, 2016

      Silk Road revival drives Chinese investment push

      Beijing’s ambition of reviving trade along the ancient Silk Road is rapidly opening up new markets to Chinese investors...

    9. August 8, 2016

      China warns UK over £18bn nuclear power deal

      China has issued its sternest warning yet to the UK that bilateral ties stand at a “crucial historical juncture” over...

    10. August 8, 2016

      Hinkley Point is a test of mutual trust between UK and China

      Hinkley Point is once again a subject of speculation and debate following the announcement by the UK government that it...

    11. August 4, 2016

      EU announces fresh anti-dumping duties on Russian and Chinese steel imports

      The European Commission has imposed more anti-dumping duties on Chinese and Russian steel imports and has applied the...

    12. July 29, 2016

      Vietnam the big winner from China’s move up the value chain

      China’s ongoing transition from low-wage manufacturer to budding high-tech hothouse is creating waves across the rest...

    13. July 21, 2016

      China urges Pakistan to give army lead role in Silk Road project

      Frustrated with the slow progress on a sprawling, $46bn infrastructure project stretching from China to south Asia,...

    14. July 20, 2016

      Brussels prepares market economy compromise for China

      Brussels is drawing up a plan to treat China as a market economy in trade disputes, but only in tandem with US-style...

    15. July 19, 2016

      Hong Kong: One country, two economies

      On the edge of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, workers are building a cavernous station that will be the terminus for one...

    16. July 13, 2016

      Obama steps up trade battle with China

      Barack Obama has escalated the US’s trade battle with China, launching a formal complaint against Beijing as both of...

    17. July 13, 2016

      Iron ore prices in China at 3-month peak

      Iron ore prices in China have climbed to their highest level in almost three months, supported by a production...

    18. July 13, 2016

      China agrees EU deal to assuage steel dumping concerns

      China and the EU have agreed to set up a bilateral steel “platform” to address European concerns over Chinese steel...

    19. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      China imposes anti-dumping tariff on fibre from Japan, S Korea, Turkey

      China is to impose an anti-dumping tax on acrylic fibre imports from Japan, South Korea and Turkey for five years...

    20. July 12, 2016

      A big test for Beijing over the South China Sea

      A tribunal’s ruling on Tuesday that invalidates China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea confronts Beijing...

    21. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      EU trade deficit with China hits €180bn

      A surge in imports led the EU’s trade in goods deficit with China to a record €180bn last year, according to Eurostat...

    22. July 11, 2016

      Seaborne thermal coal price rises to highest level in 10 months

      The price of seaborne thermal coal for the vast Asian market has risen to its highest level in more than 10 months,...

    23. July 11, 2016

      China corn shortages loom despite bulging silos

      Signs of a shortage of quality corn in China have cast doubt on the state of the country’s grain reserves, which on...

    24. July 7, 2016

      UK trade minister tempts Chinese investors with falling pound

      The UK is using the tumbling value of the pound to tell Chinese investors there are bargains to be had in post-Brexit...

    25. Fast FT

      July 5, 2016

      China's business activity mixed ahead of Q2 GDP release

      The release today of Caixin-Markit’s services purchasing managers’ index rounds out a mixed month for business activity...

    26. Fast FT

      July 1, 2016

      China pork spot prices retreat from historic highs

      Pork prices in China may be turning the corner as the spot price for a kilo of the other white meat has beat a rapid...

    27. June 30, 2016

      Wider access to China’s markets ‘not a matter of if but when’

      Index provider MSCI’s decision this month not to include mainland Chinese A-shares in its global indices was widely...

    28. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      US to hike duties on Chinese steel to over 500%

      The US will slap duties of more than 500 per cent on imports of certain steel products from China after a ruling that...

    29. June 21, 2016

      Singapore’s Kyen buys rest of Gunvor metals book

      Singapore-based trading house Kyen Resources has bought the remains of commodity trader Gunvor’s metals business, two...

    30. June 15, 2016

      Xi visit raises eastern Europe investment hopes

      Chinese president Xi Jinping’s second trip to eastern Europe in four months is raising expectations of an investment...

    31. June 9, 2016

      Coping with a world of too much Chinese steel

      The problem of industrial overcapacity has been troubling manufacturers across the world for years. Of late their...

    32. June 8, 2016

      China trade data point to stabilising domestic demand

      Chinese imports contracted at their slowest pace since 2014 in May, suggesting government stimulus measures focused on...

    33. June 7, 2016

      China warned over hostility to foreign business

      Foreign multinationals feel increasingly unwelcome in China, American officials and European business executives said...

    34. June 7, 2016

      China plagued by oil refining overcapacity

      Oil refining is joining steel, coal and aluminium in the ranks of sectors suffering from overcapacity in China, with...

    35. June 6, 2016

      China rails against global ‘hype’ on overcapacity

      A war of words between China and the US over management of the Chinese economy escalated on Monday when Beijing...

    36. June 6, 2016

      Xi Jinping warns on limits to diplomacy as China-US talks begin

      From the contested waters of the South China Sea to the management of the global economy and stewardship of the...

    37. June 3, 2016

      US Steel given green light to seek China import ban

      The US has given the go-ahead for the country’s largest steel producer to seek a ban on imports from Chinese rivals, in...

    38. June 2, 2016

      US ire switches from renminbi to Chinese industrial overcapacity

      For years, currency concerns were at the top of the agenda for US economic policymakers visiting Beijing. But as the...

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