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  • China's September industrial profits up 0.4%

    Chinese industrial business profits hit 563.39 billion yuan (US$92.36 billion) in September, up 0.4% year on year, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.Profits decreased 0.6% in August ...

  • October manufacturing activity in China at three-month high: HSBC

    Chinese manufacturers continued to see operating conditions improve in October, as a key index measuring factory activity rose to three-month high.The HSBC/Markit flash China manufacturing purchasing ...

  • Property investment in China slows further

    Property investment in China slows further

    Investment growth in China's property sector continued to slow despite easing government restrictions on the market, statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Tuesday. Real ...

  • China's industrial production grows 8.5% in first three quarters

    China's industrial production grows 8.5% in first three quarters

    China's industrial production growth decelerated to 8.5% year-on-year in the first three quarters, down 0.3 percentage points from that of the first half, official figures showed on Tuesday.In ...

  • China's GDP expands 7.3% in Q3

    China's GDP expands 7.3% in Q3

    China's gross domestic product expanded 7.3% from a year ago in the third quarter of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced Tuesday. Though the GDP growth in July-September ...

  • FDI into China rises 1.9% in September

    FDI into China rises 1.9%  in September

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland rose 1.9% in September from a year earlier, standing at US$9 billion, the country's Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.The pickup comes ...

  • Non-manufacturing activity in China moderates in Sept: NBS

    Activity in China's non-manufacturing sectors moderated in September, according to an official monthly survey published on Friday.The purchasing managers index (PMI) of the non-manufacturing sectors ...

  • China Charity Federation raises nearly US$7bn in two decades

    China Charity Federation raises nearly US$7bn in two decades

    The China Charity Federation (CCF) has raised 42.8 billion yuan (US$7 billion) in donations of money and goods in the past two decades, the organization said Tuesday.The federation has carried out ...

  • Jan-Aug fixed-asset investment up 16.5% in China

    China's urban fixed-asset investment grew 16.5% year on year to 30.6 trillion yuan (US$5 trillion) in the first eight months of 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics announced on Saturday.The ...

  • Industrial production slows for China in August

    Industrial production slows for China in August

    China's value-added industrial output expanded 6.9% year on year in August, down from the 9% growth in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday.On a monthly basis, the industrial ...

Who's Who

  • Zhai Jun (翟雋)

    Zhai Jun (翟雋)

    Zhai Jun is China's deputy minister of foreign affairs. A native of Hebei province, he was born in 1954 and holds a bachelor's degress in British ...