China's Finance Industry Rallies Behind Stock Market After Rout - Bloomberg

BloombergChina's Finance Industry Rallies Behind Stock Market After RoutBloombergChina's financial industry joined the nation's securities regulator in moving to shore up the nation's $7.7 trillion stock market, spurring the biggest rally in more than six years. Money managers should avoid panic selling because a ?structural rally ...Chinese relaxation of lending rules fails to support flagging stocksFinancial TimesChina Stocks: Beware Margin Finance FalloutBarron'sChina stocks fall despite regulators' bid to stop the slideYahoo Finance UKMarketWatch -Yahoo News UKall 540 news articles »

Internet Finance and China: Will Banking Innovation Promote Growth and Reform? - CFA Institute Enterprising Investor (blog)

CFA Institute Enterprising Investor (blog)Internet Finance and China: Will Banking Innovation Promote Growth and Reform?CFA Institute Enterprising Investor (blog)After blazing a trail in e-commerce, Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Tencent Holdings are breaking new ground in banking by parlaying their successful businesses into a launch of what could become formidable competitors to China's state-owned ...and more »

World Bank warns China to reform 'distorted' financial system - Financial Times

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)World Bank warns China to reform 'distorted' financial systemFinancial TimesChina must take urgent steps to reform a ?distorted? financial system in its transition to a more balanced economic model, the World Bank has warned in its latest review of the country's economy. ?Financial reform will only prove effective if it ...World Bank warns of urgent need to reform China's finance sectorChina Economic ReviewWorld Bank warns China on financial sectorHerald SunWorld Bank warns China over state financial controlThe Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)ABC Newsall 321 news articles »

China finance minister: confident AIIB can start functioning before year end - Reuters

ReutersChina finance minister: confident AIIB can start functioning before year endReutersBEIJING China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Monday he was confident the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could start functioning before the end of the year. Lou was speaking at a ceremony in Beijing at which delegates from 57 ...Fifty Countries Sign Up To China-Led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, In ...International Business TimesChina launches development bank for Asia, calls it first step in 'epic journey'Washington Postall 796 news articles »

Rich countries fall short on promised climate finance - South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription)Rich countries fall short on promised climate financeSouth China Morning Post (subscription)As a key United Nations meeting got underway, Brazil, China, India and South Africa said they were disappointed in rich countries' failure to make good on a promise six years ago to mobilise US$100 billion a year by 2020 for climate finance. The funds ...China announces climate targetHerald SunChina's premier offers Europe investment, wants Greece in euro zoneYahoo Finance UKChina and France say tie-up in emerging economies 'win-win'Yahoo Newsall 1,026 news articles »

China's new security law covers everything from finance to religion - Financial Express

Yahoo News UKChina's new security law covers everything from finance to religionFinancial ExpressChina has passed a new security law that tightens government control over many spheres of people's lives. According to BBC, the law is believed to cover everything from finance and cyber security to religion. Reports suggest that it will ?protect ...China adopts new security law to make networks, systems "controllable"Yahoo News UKChina just passed a sweeping national-security law that some are calling 'neo ...Business InsiderNew Chinese Law Reinforces Government Control of CyberspaceTop Tech NewsV3.co.uk -Deutsche Welleall 286 news articles »



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Held twice a year in the city of Guangzhou, capital of the Guangdong province, the Canton Fair has been running since 1957 and is considered to be the largest trade fair in China. The Canton Fair (full name being China Import and Export Fair) is organized by China Foreign Trade Center and supported by the Ministry of Commerce of China and People’s Government of the Guangdong Province. To accommodate the more than 150,000 different products showcased by more than 55,800 exhibitors, the Canton Fair is split into three sessions. Phase 1 of the current Canton Fair took place on October 15-19 and included Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Machinery, Vehicles & Spare Parts; Hardware & Tools; Chemical Products; Energy Resources; and Building Materials. Phase 2 is set to take place on October 23-27 featuring Consumer Goods; Gifts; and Home Decorations. Phase 3 on October 31 to November 4 includes Office Supplies; Recreation Products; Cases & Bags; Food; Textiles & Garments; Shoes; and Medicines, Medical Devices & Health Products.

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Trade - Editor, 24 September 2014

China's Economic Growth Slows, Shadow Lending Grows

A recent report published by New York-based research company China Beige Book (CBB) revealed that China's economic growth is faltering, despite the government's 'mini-stimulus' strategies launched in May, which included a more relaxed approach to lending and a wave of infrastructure investment projects. The CBB report, which is compiled from surveys of more than 2,100 firms around China, noted that less than 20 percent of the firms surveyed borrowed in the third quarter, whether it be from the bond market, banks or shadow finance firms, which is a drop of 29 percent when compared to the third quarter of 2013. The report also shows that capital expenditures have dipped to the lowest level since the CBB survey began in 2012.

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China's e-Commerce Market Booming

As Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares for its IPO through the New York Stock Exchange, the Dalian Wanda group in China announced on Friday that it would be entering into an e-commerce joint venture with Baidu and Tencent Holdings to be registered in Hong Kong. Wanda will own 70 percent of the new venture with Baidu and Tencent each holding 15 percent. The aim is to tap into China's e-commerce market, which is reportedly the largest in the world and currently dominated by Alibaba. The collaboration between the three companies will create the world's biggest online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce platform, where people use their mobile devises to locate and buy goods and services, often while they are in or nearby the physical store.

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