A new study by a US medical research centre suggests 1.9 million people died after China suddenly dropped its Covid-19 restrictions late last year. Beijing has never revealed the full death toll.
China said on Friday it would drop tariffs imposed on Australian barley imports three years ago that affected billions in trade; eyes are now on curbs imposed on wine and other goods
AstraZeneca is looking at spinning off its business in China - listing it in Hong Kong or Shanghai - in hope that the move will protect it from rising tensions between global powers, sources have said
China has not disclosed how many cremations occurred at the end of 2022 when Covid raged in many cities after it dropped tough restrictions designed to keep the pandemic in check
Exports slumped 7.5% year-on-year in May, data from China's Customs Bureau showed on Wednesday, the biggest decline since January. Imports also fell by 4.5%.
Study of municipal finances shows 102 cities made payments accounting for 10% or more of their resources in 2022; debt obligations are so high it is limiting state capacity to boost the economy
Tech entrepreneurs say they're looking to base companies abroad, disillusioned with Xi Jinping's policies, and happy to play down their Chinese identity amid growing trade rivalry with the US
A second Covid-19 wave is spreading in China according to a top infectious disease expert, who said tens of millions will be affected every week with the XXB subvariant
Activity in China's services sector expanded in February at the fastest pace in six months; the end of the country's severe zero-Covid policy has helped restore demand
The financial hub's government spent in excess of $76 billion fighting the spread of Covid-19 and providing economic relief to its businesses
A survey by a China recruitment firm has revealed heightened anxiety over jobs, but the services sector is expected to reduce the high rate of youth unemployment