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China Told it Must ‘Reinvent Itself’ to Turn Economy Around

The International Monetary Fund's MD said Beijing needed to be more consumer-centered to spark a new period of growth

4 weeks ago

China’s Consumer Prices Rise For the First Time in Six Months

Analysts warn that a full-throttled recovery is still not in the cards for China, and that "it is too early…

1 month ago

Foreign Direct Investment in China Falls 80% to Three-Decade Low

This is the second consecutive year of declining FDI into China, with numbers for 2023 less than 10% of the…

2 months ago

China Told Only Major Intervention Can Turn Economy Around

Global investors see little chance Beijing can rescue the situation and are jumping ship, leaving China’s markets in freefall

3 months ago

Fears of China’s ‘Japanization’ Weigh On Asia Economic Outlook

Chinese policymakers "seem to be ignoring everything they learned” from Japan's 15-year period of economic stagnation, one official warned

6 months ago

China Must Change Course, For Its Own Sake And World’s: IMF

The IMF will urge China to shift its growth model towards consumption because it "matters to Asia and the rest…

7 months ago

Deflationary Pressures on China Ease, But Demand Still Weak

China's consumer prices returned to positive territory while factory-gate price declines slowed, pointing to signs of stabilisation in the economy

7 months ago

China Stops Publishing Youth Jobless Data Amid Record Numbers

This is the latest move by Chinese authorities to restrict access to key data and information, a trend that is…

8 months ago

Investors Load Up Bullish Bets on China After Growth Setback

Goldman Sachs analysts project a 15% 12-month return for the CSI300, which is now down 0.5% for the year, in…

9 months ago

China Industrial Profits Continue to Fall, Tank 18% in April

Foreign firms saw their profits slide 16.2% in January-April from a year earlier, while private-sector firms recorded a 22.5% plunge

11 months ago

China Sees ‘Rapid’ Economic Recovery After Covid Reopening

Data was in line with hopes for an economic revival led by consumption as flagging global demand weakened Chinese exports

1 year ago

China Planning Aggressive Growth Targets To Boost Confidence

Some economists say ambitious annual growth targets in China are counter-productive and have contributed significantly to the country's overall debt…

1 year ago