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  • April PPI drops 4.6% in China

    China's producer price index (PPI), a measure of costs for goods at the factory gate, plunged 4.6% year-on-year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Saturday.The April PPI marked ...

  • China February inflation quickens to 1.4%

    China's consumer price index (CPI), the main gauge of inflation, grew 1.4% year on year in February, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Tuesday.The stronger-than-expected reading quickened ...

  • China's 2014 tourism revenue hits RMB3.38tn

    China's tourism revenue in 2014 grew 14.7% to reach 3.38 trillion yuan (US$551 billion), a tourism official said on Tuesday.There were 3.6 billion domestic trips made, up 10.7%, according to Du ...

  • HK fiscal reserves reach US$101 bln in December 2014

    The Hong Kong government said on Friday that its fiscal reserves stood at HK$781.2 billion (about US$101 billion) as of Dec. 31, 2014.There was a surplus of HK$12.6 billion (US$1.6 billion) in ...

  • Real estate investment in China up 10.5% in 2014

    China's real estate investment gained 10.5% year-on-year to 9.5 trillion yuan (US$1.55 trillion) in 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced on Tuesday.The growth rate was markedly ...

  • Growth of China's fixed-asset investment cools further in 2014

    The annual growth of China's urban fixed-asset investment continued to cool in 2014 to 15.7%, down from 19.6% in 2013, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced on Tuesday.China's GDP grew 7....

  • Retail sales in China up 12% for 2014

    China's retail sales rose 12% year-on-year in 2014 to 26.24 trillion yuan (US$4.28 trillion), the country's National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Retail sales, a key indicator of consumer ...

  • 2014 welfare lottery sales in China hit US$33bn

    2014 welfare lottery sales in China hit US$33bn

    China's major lottery, the welfare lottery, saw sales of 206 billion yuan (about US$33.6 billion) in 2014, up 16.67% year on year, authorities announced Monday. Last year it raised more than 57 ...

  • Beijing handles 6,833 cases of illegal fetus gender tests and abortion

    Chinese authorities handled 6,833 cases of illegal fetus gender tests and abortions in roughly one year, the country's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) announced on Monday. The ...

  • Chinese SOEs see slower profit growth

    Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) saw their profits grow at a slower pace in the first 11 months of 2014, latest data showed.Combined profits of SOEs rose 4.5% year on year to 2.24 trillion yuan ...

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  • Liu Qi (劉淇)

    Liu Qi (劉淇)

    Liu Qi is the deputy director of the Communist Party's Central Guidance Committee on Ethical and Cultural Construction. He was the party secretary of ...