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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...

China manufacturing growth weak in April

By Thu, May 01, 2014 11:05AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — A survey of Chinese manufacturers shows activity grew weakly in April, adding to signs the world's second-largest economy is cooling....

China’s growth slows to 24-year low of 7.4 percent

By Wed, Apr 16, 2014 1:08PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slowed to a 24-year low of 7.4 percent in the first quarter, raising the risk of job losses and a potential impact on its trading partners....

China’s inflation edges up to 2.4 percent

By Fri, Apr 11, 2014 12:46PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China's consumer inflation edged up in March as food prices rose despite signs the world's second-largest economy is slowing....

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