China Economy

China Consumer Prices Fall Fastest in 3 Years, Alarming Beijing

Persistently sluggish demand has raised the spectre of wide-scale deflation amid mounting local government debt and an ailing housing market

2 days ago

China’s Big Fund Bumps Up Investments in Chip Supply Chains

The state-backed fund is looking to support various elements of the semiconductor supply chain, including “design, equipment, components and raw…

5 days ago

Raimondo’s Nvidia Chip Warning, Vow of Firmer Curbs Irks China

US Commerce Secretary warns chip sector that Washington is set to “transform” its approach to export controls to stop firms…

6 days ago

China Investment Curbs May Not be Part of Key US Defence Bill

A bill requiring US companies to notify federal agencies of investment in Chinese technologies is opposed by a key lawmaker…

2 weeks ago

China ETFs Rake in Highest Ever Annual Inflows

“Passive investment will likely outpace active investment in China over the next three to five years at least,” one investment…

2 weeks ago

China, WHO Try To Calm Nerves on Respiratory Illness Outbreak

The spike in infections poses fresh risks for the Chinese economy which is still struggling to emerge from the economic…

2 weeks ago

Spiralling China Lithium Prices Hit 26-Month Low on Supply Glut

Spot lithium prices in the world's top producer of the battery metal were effectively down close to 80% year-on-year

2 weeks ago

Nvidia’s Best New AI Chip for China ‘Delayed Until Next Year’

News of the delay follows analysts concerns around Nvidia’s plan to introduce three new chips for China, as developing new…

2 weeks ago

China-Saudi Sign $7bn Currency Swap Deal in Fresh Hit to Dollar

The People's Bank of China said the deal "will help strengthen financial cooperation" and "expand the use of local currencies"

3 weeks ago

China’s Xi Scores Standing Ovations, Sanctions Relief on US Trip

While the Chinese president’s US visit didn't do much to ease the weight of Washington's chip sanctions on the world's…

3 weeks ago

Shock Reversal on Cloud Unit Wipes $20bn Off Alibaba Shares

"The shelving is a surprise and makes us wonder if there are issues behind the scenes that we aren't aware…

3 weeks ago

Regulatory Filing Reveals First Images of Xiaomi’s Debut EV

A unit of Beijing-based automaker BAIC has proposed to make two versions of Xiaomi's first-ever electric vehicle — the SU7…

4 weeks ago