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A man walks past the office building of the People's Bank of China in Beijing. Pic: AP.

S&P report reveals true extent of China’s corporate debt

By Wed, Nov 19, 2014 10:07AM UTC Comments Off A man walks past the office building of the People's Bank of China in Beijing. Pic: AP.

The notion that Chinese companies have an increasingly large problem with debt is not new, but a recent report by Standard and Poor’s, one of the three US rating agencies, has shed some extra light on the extent of the difficulties faced by the People’s Republic....

China exports up 11.6 percent, imports 4.6 percent

By Sat, Nov 08, 2014 4:40PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade growth slowed in October but remained robust, with exports rising 11.6 percent compared to the same period the previous year....

World Bank: China needs reform, not growth targets

By Wed, Oct 29, 2014 2:19PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — The World Bank says China's economic growth could decline to close to 7 percent next year but Beijing should focus on pushing ahead with market-oriented reforms instead of trying to stick to official growth targets....

China manufacturing fails to fire in October

By Thu, Oct 23, 2014 12:24PM UTC Comments Off A production line of air conditioners at a factory in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.  China is creating more production capacity than the world can consume.  Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — A gauge of the health of China's manufacturing industry inched higher in October but factory output was at a five-month low in a sign of slowing domestic and foreign demand....

China’s economic growth expected to slow

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 9:20AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

A research group says it expects China's economy to slow over the next decade....

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