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    1. March 1, 2015

      Alibaba and JD Online take fresh approach to China food shopping

      For China’s 640m internet users, a live Alaskan crab is now just a mouse-click away. Alibaba and JD.com, the two biggest...

    2. February 23, 2015

      Commodities explained: China’s new normal

      As the Chinese return from their New Year celebrations, commodities traders and industry executives will be wondering what...

    3. February 12, 2015

      Bunge says China lenders distorting soyabean trade

      The emergence of “financial players” from China has distorted the soyabean trade in the world’s biggest importer of the...

    4. February 12, 2015

      Q&A: US challenges China export subsidies

      The latest trade spat between the US and China is over what Washington says are illegal Chinese export subsidies for...

    5. February 11, 2015

      US challenges ‘illegal’ Chinese export subsidies

      The US has launched a new challenge to what it says are illegal Chinese export subsidies for sectors ranging from...

    6. February 11, 2015

      Political risks stalk China SOEs abroad

      A vote to end austerity in Greece. Plunging oil prices blowing a hole in Mexico’s finances. Shock election results in Sri...

    7. February 10, 2015

      Chinese go on spending spree and double investment in Europe

      Investors from China went on a record spending spree in Europe in 2014, pouring money into sectors from the UK property...

    8. beyondbrics

      February 10, 2015

      Guest post: Africa's role in addressing China's dominance of rare earths

      By Ian Coles of Mayer Brown Mining professionals are gathered in Cape Town this week for Indaba, one of the largest mining...

    9. February 8, 2015

      China exports fall as trade surplus hits record

      China’s slumping economy hit trade in January. Imports and exports came in worse than anticipated and the monthly trade...

    10. FT Alphaville

      February 6, 2015

      China depreciation risk: You do the math

      With an unspoken currency war supposedly upon us and a cry for China to join in — according to BofAML the market is pricing...

    11. February 5, 2015

      China timber demand stokes Southeast Asia tensions

      Soaring demand from China’s new wealthy is fuelling the illicit trade in rare southeast Asian luxury wood, stoking political...

    12. February 4, 2015

      China supply could limit aluminium gains

      The aluminium market faces the prospect of a growing surge of supply from China this year that could disrupt expectations of...

    13. February 1, 2015

      China manufacturing shrinks for first time since 2012

      China’s factory sector shrank in January for the first time in more than two years, the latest signal that the country’s...

    14. January 30, 2015

      China provinces undershoot GDP targets

      Every Chinese province and region except Tibet missed its annual gross domestic product target last year as growth in the...

    15. January 29, 2015

      China: Overborrowed and overbuilt

      The last time China was the world’s largest economy Beijing was a city of about 700,000 people, and its Wangjing district...

    16. January 29, 2015

      China moves to limit coal glut

      China has slapped a moratorium on new coal mines in its eastern regions as it battles an enormous supply glut. As with...

    17. January 27, 2015

      Record fall in China industry profits

      Chinese industrial profits slumped by a record 8 per cent last month, as Beijing’s targeted stimulus efforts failed to...

    18. January 26, 2015

      China seeks to forge foreign demand for its industrial output

      The first contraction in domestic steel consumption for nearly two decades is driving China to look to markets overseas....

    19. January 25, 2015

      Venezuela offers China tough lending lessons

      “God will provide!” So said Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, last week following his apparently empty-handed return...

    20. January 20, 2015

      Planes, trains and automobiles — the Chinese way

      On a typical Beijing to Boston itinerary, a traveller might fly a Boeing 787 on Hainan Airlines’ new direct service between...

    21. January 20, 2015

      Chinese GDP growth lowest in 24 years

      China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in almost a quarter of a century last year even as it overtook the US to become the...

    22. January 18, 2015

      US premium marques snapped up in China’s parellel imports market

      On January 12, Zhao Lei took a 13-hour flight from Brussels to Beijing. A day later, the construction entrepreneur was...

    23. January 18, 2015

      Carmakers face fresh China import threat

      Multinational carmakers already under pressure from Chinese regulators and dealers face a new challenge in the world’s...

    24. FT Alphaville

      January 15, 2015

      The risks of deflation in China

      Or the risk of “lethal damage” if you’re into that sort of thing. As said before, we’ve had 34 months and counting of...

    25. January 13, 2015

      China’s oil imports climb above 7m barrels a day for first time

      China’s crude oil imports rose above 7m barrels per day for the first time in December, reaching record levels as plunging...

    26. January 13, 2015

      China misses trade growth target

      China’s trade with the rest of the world missed the government’s target for the third year in a row in 2014 as external...

    27. January 13, 2015

      China price controls blunt impact of rising dollar and falling oil

      An era of cheap oil and dollar strength should prove a boon for a country that imports shiploads of commodities and wants...

    28. beyondbrics

      January 8, 2015

      Rare earths and China's self-correcting folly

      This week, a trade war that was supposed to tear the world of high-tech manufacturing apart ended peacefully, quietly and...

    29. January 8, 2015

      China’s courtship of Latin America tested

      Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced $20bn worth of investment from China. But left unsaid was whether he got...

    30. beyondbrics

      January 8, 2015

      Guest post: promoting the renminbi will drive China's financial reforms

      By Candy Ho, HSBC For the renminbi to go truly global it needs more than just cross-border trade flows. China needs to make...

    31. beyondbrics

      January 8, 2015

      Venezuela: was Maduro's China trip a success?

      Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro had many words of praise for his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, after their meeting...

    32. January 5, 2015

      China axes rare earths export quotas

      China has axed quotas on rare earths exports and will probably replace them with a resources tax, eliminating a policy that...

    33. January 5, 2015

      Wanda ecommerce venture valued at $3bn

      Two investment funds have taken a 5 per cent stake in Dalian Wanda Group’s ecommerce unit, valuing the four-month-old joint...

    34. January 4, 2015

      A wise bet is on a happier year for the economy

      In 2014, global output per head grew by close to 2 per cent, at purchasing power parity. Thus, at the end of the year, human...

    35. December 31, 2014

      China factory explosions kill 17 workers

      At least 17 workers were killed by explosions in an automotive components factory in southern China on New Year’s eve — the...

    36. December 22, 2014

      China and Africa: two-way trade

      China has a reputation as a reluctant global stakeholder. Born of years of foreign meddling in its affairs and what it...

    37. 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...

    38. December 19, 2014

      China data revision lifts GDP by $308bn

      China’s economy was 3.4 per cent bigger last year than previously reported, government statisticians said on Friday, pushing...

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