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...
BEIJING (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says China should make a priority of containing financial risks that stem from rising debt....
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...
BEIJING (AP) — A survey of Chinese manufacturers shows activity grew weakly in April, adding to signs the world's second-largest economy is cooling....
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....
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