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  • Manufacturing activity in China retreats in July

    China's manufacturing business activity retreated slightly in July from the previous month, barely avoiding a contraction again last seen in February.The manufacturing purchasing managers' index ...

  • Non-manufacturing PMI in China improves in July

    China's service sector activity further picked up steam in July, an official monthly survey published Saturday suggested.The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the non-manufacturing sector expanded ...

  • Internet users in China hit 668 million

    Internet users in China hit 668 million

    The number internet users in China hit 668 million in June, with 594 million of those using mobile devices to go online.Figures from China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) suggested that ...

  • Mobile phone users reach 94.5% of Chinese population

    Mobile phone users reach 94.5% of Chinese population

    The number of Chinese mobile phone users accounted for 94.5% of its total population by the end of June, latest data showed.In the first half, China saw 6.88 million new mobile phone users, bringing ...

  • 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....

Who's Who

  • Sun Chunlan (孫春蘭)

    Sun Chunlan (孫春蘭)

    Sun Chunlan is the party secretary of Tianjin and a member of the Communist Party's Central Committee and PolitburoBirthplace: Raoyang County, Hebei ...