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    1. July 31, 2015

      Short seller attacks Chinese aluminium maker

      The world’s second-largest aluminium products maker, Zhongwang Holdings, suspended its shares in Hong Kong after a...

    2. July 30, 2015

      Corporate giants sound profits alarm over China slowdown

      Some of the world’s largest companies have sounded the alarm about the slowdown in the Chinese economy, warning that...

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    1. Nick Butler

      July 28, 2015

      The energy implications of China's downturn

      The Chinese economy is clearly going through its most serious downturn in more than 30 years. After three decades of...

    2. July 24, 2015

      WTO deal to cut tariffs on IT products

      The US, China, the EU and more than 50 other members of the World Trade Organisation have sealed an agreement to reduce...

    3. July 24, 2015

      Free Lunch: China, commerce and co-operation

      Economic wobbles raise age-old debate Recent events have demonstrated how China is becoming an increasingly...

    4. July 20, 2015

      Telecoms: Huawei’s better

      Unlisted companies are the Russian dolls of the corporate world: the finer details nestle within increasingly...

    5. July 19, 2015

      Deal reached on cuts to global IT tariffs

      The US, China and the EU are expected to sign up this week to what would be the biggest tariff agreement struck at the...

    6. 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....

    7. July 13, 2015

      China trade surplus reaches $137bn

      China’s trade surplus expanded again in the second quarter, providing the economy with a crucial boost ahead of...

    8. beyondbrics

      July 10, 2015

      The real engine of the Brics is China

      The leaders of the Brics – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – held their seventh annual summit amid deep...

    9. July 10, 2015

      India and Pakistan join Shanghai Co-operation Organisation

      The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation has embarked on a big enlargement process that could transform the club that...

    10. July 10, 2015

      China could be an even bigger wine market now boom is over

      The Chinese government probably had several intentions when it announced the start of what would turn out to be a Y4tr...

    11. July 10, 2015

      China car sales fall amid stock market turmoil

      Chinese car sales fell for the first time in more than two years in June with buyer sentiment hit by slowing economic...

    12. July 8, 2015

      Brics nations’ differences on display as club stages summit

      In the lobby of the Holiday Inn in Ufa, Russia, three men were huddled over an iPad on Wednesday morning — one Russian,...

    13. July 7, 2015

      China’s stock slump pits the party against punters

      “Rainbows always appear after rains,” wrote the People’s Daily newspaper this week to reassure Chinese stock market...

    14. July 6, 2015

      Great Game echoes in summit halls for Putin’s pursuit of China ties

      When Russia’s president welcomes leaders from a dozen countries for two separate summits in Ufa on Wednesday, there...

    15. July 6, 2015

      Ukraine set to become top corn exporter to China in first half

      Call it corn diplomacy. Ukraine is set to become China’s top supplier of corn in the first half of 2015 as both...

    16. July 5, 2015

      Australian miners cry foul over China coal-testing regime

      Australian miners are urging Beijing to suspend a coal-quality testing regime, which they claim is unfairly blocking...

    17. July 5, 2015

      Commodities fall saves China’s blushes

      China’s economy would have grown at less than 6 per cent in the first quarter of the year were it not for the collapse...

    18. July 2, 2015

      Iron ore in biggest daily fall since March

      Iron ore suffered its biggest one day percentage drop since March, falling by more than 5 per cent, as shipments of the...

    19. July 1, 2015

      World Bank warns China to reform ‘distorted’ financial system

      China must take urgent steps to reform a “distorted” financial system in its transition to a more balanced economic...

    20. 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...

    21. June 25, 2015

      China to become one of world’s biggest overseas investors by 2020

      China will become one of the world’s biggest cross-border investors by the end of this decade, with global offshore...

    22. June 25, 2015

      Boom in once-scarce ‘rare earth’ metals ends in US miner’s bust

      A slump in the prices of obscure metals used in advanced electronics claimed its highest-profile victim on Thursday...

    23. June 24, 2015

      China seizes 40-year-old meat in anti-smuggling operations

      More than 100,000 tonnes of smuggled frozen meat — some of it apparently as much as 40 years old — has been seized this...

    24. FT Alphaville

      June 24, 2015

      A Goldman proxy for (stumbling) Chinese growth

      Quite obviously, not many people take China’s own statistics at face value. Also quite obviously, China is a hard...

    25. June 23, 2015

      Russia takes over as top oil supplier to China

      Russia was China’s largest supplier of crude oil for the first time on record in May, as Moscow looks beyond Europe for...

    26. June 23, 2015

      UK universities under scrutiny over China ties

      High-tech collaboration between British universities and China’s aerospace sector is under scrutiny as US authorities...

    27. June 19, 2015

      Congress’s fast track to discord on free trade

      Congress last week blocked the “fast-track” trade promotion authority (TPA) that would have given President Barack...

    28. June 17, 2015

      Circumcision device challenges China copycat image

      China’s leaders have long lamented a perceived lack of innovation in the country but, according to the World Health...

    29. beyondbrics

      June 15, 2015

      China's "soft power" is the power of money

      A month ago, in the largest military parade held on Red Square since the days of Stalin, one foreign guest drew as much...

    30. June 11, 2015

      Sunny Chinese optimism woos a tough US crowd

      This week marked a striking milestone in the long commercial dance between China and the US. Jack Ma, founder of...

    31. June 8, 2015

      Lower China imports from two big suppliers support iron ore price

      Iron ore held firm at its highest level in almost four months after government figures showed that imports of the...

    32. June 8, 2015

      China trade shrinks amid slowing demand

      China’s trade continued to shrink in May, underlining the slowdown in the world’s largest economy in purchasing power...

    33. June 8, 2015

      Gone are the luxury gifts as Chinese look to buy for themselves

      To grasp how important Chinese consumers have been for the global luxury industry over the past decade and a half, you...

    34. June 2, 2015

      Emerging market trade slide is made in China

      The slide in emerging market (EM) trade this year is a trend mainly made in China. Of course, China’s own falling...

    35. June 1, 2015

      China slashes tariffs on range of consumer goods

      China slashed tariffs on selected consumer goods by half on Monday, its latest attempt to spur consumption and...

    36. May 31, 2015

      China defends island-building in disputed waters

      China has vigorously defended its effort to dredge new islands in the South China Sea, saying that features such as...

    37. May 29, 2015

      China gets itself off the undervaluation hook

      About time too. This week the International Monetary Fund turned down the heat under one of the longest-simmering...

    38. May 29, 2015

      How the Chinese currency came in from the cold

      China currency is “no longer undervalued,” says IMF Financial Times, May 26 Undervalued, overvalued. Is it just me, or...

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