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China Providing 90% of Chips Used in Russia, Despite Sanctions

A new report, by chip expert Chris Miller, said shipments from China accounted for 88% of the chips Russia acquired,…

4 days ago

Row Over Fair Car Trade Continues as Scholz Lands in China

Scholz pressed his case for an open and fair European market for Chinese cars but warned against dumping, overproduction and…

5 days ago

China’s GDP Growth Seen Slowing in the First Quarter

Analysts expect first quarter GDP will come in around 4.6% on Tuesday, which would be the weakest since Q1 in…

5 days ago

China Orders Telecoms to End Use of US Chips by 2027 – WSJ

China's Ministry of Industry and IT ordered state mobile operators to inspect their networks for non-Chinese chips and map out…

1 week ago

China Customs Data: Exports, Imports Saw Big Falls in March

Both trade figures came in below market forecasts by big margins, with shipments from China down 7.5% year-on-year, and imports…

1 week ago

More Stimulus Seen in China After Soft Consumer, Producer Prices

China's consumer inflation dropped in March, amid weak demand, while producer deflation continued, according to official data, which has led…

1 week ago

Excess Capacity Claim is Wrong, We’re More Competitive: China

China says excess capacity claim is groundless and should be viewed from a global perspective and that its trade in…

1 week ago

Four Chinese Firms Blacklisted for Seeking AI Chips for Military

The four firms were among 11 added to the US Entity List on Wednesday, an official said, along with others…

1 week ago

China Firms Order Dozens of Ships For EV, Exports Surge

Chinese firms have ordered 47 ships, including car carriers, to cut export costs. Meanwhile, idle car factories are being shut…

1 week ago

Note of Support from Founder Jack Ma Lifts Alibaba Shares 5%

Ma praised the leadership of Eddie Wu and Joe Tsai. He said the split into six units helped streamline decision-making,…

1 week ago

Fitch Cuts China Outlook to Negative, Citing Debt, Growth Risks

Ratings agency blames risks to public finances as the economy faces uncertainty in its shift to new growth models, says…

1 week ago

Fears Rising on Impacts From Unrestrained AI Projects

Companies in Japan have called for a law to stop unrestrained use of AI, saying they fear democracy and social…

2 weeks ago