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China inflation eases to 2.3 percent in June

By Wed, Jul 09, 2014 2:26PM UTC Comments Off

China's inflation rate eased to 2.3 percent in June as politically sensitive food prices softened....

China’s premier says country’s economy improving

By Mon, Jul 07, 2014 7:05PM UTC Comments Off A Chinese worker takes a rest on the suspended platform as he cleans glass windows of a building in Beijing. Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China's premier says the country's economy improved in the latest quarter but faces "downward pressure." ...

China’s inflation picks up on rise in food costs

By Tue, Jun 10, 2014 2:07PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — Higher food prices have pushed China’s inflation to a five-month high of 2.5 percent. Data released Tuesday showed consumer inflation in May picked up from the previous month’s 1.8 percent. The increase was driven by a 4.1 percent rise in food prices. Inflation still is well below the ruling Communist Party’s 3.5...

IMF: Containing China’s financial risks a priority

By Thu, Jun 05, 2014 7:06PM UTC Comments Off FILE - In this July 6, 2011 file photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, a man walks past the office building of the People's Bank of China in Beijing. Pic:APA

BEIJING (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says China should make a priority of containing financial risks that stem from rising debt....

OECD cuts global growth forecast on China slowdown

By Tue, May 06, 2014 6:20PM UTC Comments Off A port in China. Pic: AP.

PARIS (AP) — A leading international organization is warning that the global economy will grow by less than expected this year after it cut forecasts for the United States and China. The Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Tuesday that the global economy will grow by 3.4 percent this year, down from its...

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