A Veteran of the Financial Crisis Tells China to Be Wary - New York Times

New York TimesA Veteran of the Financial Crisis Tells China to Be WaryNew York TimesAbout 340 pages into Henry M. Paulson's new book on China, a sentence comes almost out of nowhere that stops readers in their tracks. ?Frankly, it's not a question of if, but when, China's financial system,? he writes, ?will face a reckoning and have ...and more »

European shares up after China stimulus fails to lift Asia - Yahoo Finance UK

Yahoo Finance UKEuropean shares up after China stimulus fails to lift AsiaYahoo Finance UKThe euro was down 0.3 percent at $1.0779, having risen as far as $1.0849 on Friday, after IMF and G20 meetings in Washington generated no progress in Greece's prospects of doing a deal on financial aid that would keep it in the single currency.European shares ends higher after China stimulusYahoo7 NewsAsian stocks steady after China stimulus, euro hurt by Greek woesBusiness InsiderEuropean stocks lift on China hopesThe Daily TelegraphYahoo News UKall 392 news articles »

Venezuela 'receives $5bn in finance from China' - BBC News

BBC NewsVenezuela 'receives $5bn in finance from China'BBC NewsThe announcement comes three months after Mr Maduro travelled to China - a major investor in the region. Venezuela is suffering from an acute economic crisis, as the price of its main export, oil, has almost halved over a year. The opposition accuses ...Venezuela Secures $5 Billion Loan from China to Finance DevelopmentVenezuelanalysis.comVenezuela receives $5 billion from China to implement 'development plans'Fox News LatinoChina makes effective 5bn dollars loan to Venezuela for 'development plans'MercoPressThe Diplomat -Latin Post -Channel News Asiaall 46 news articles »

Stocks close higher on China stimulus; earnings eyed - Yahoo7 News

Yahoo7 NewsStocks close higher on China stimulus; earnings eyedYahoo7 NewsThe Greek Finance Minister is threatening the EU with the chaos that would envelope if Greece left the euro but at the same time is just expecting to get more money with almost no conditions attached," Boockvar said in a note. Another element being ...and more »

China Central Bank Checks Europe Playbook on Credit - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalChina Central Bank Checks Europe Playbook on CreditWall Street JournalBEIJING?China's central bank is considering taking a page from Europe's financial-crisis handbook to free up more credit as growth in the world's second-largest economy slows. The proposed strategy would allow Chinese banks to swap local-government ...China makes big cut in bank reserve requirement to fight slowdownYahoo Finance UKEven $200 billion in stimulus can't make China's banks lend to the businesses ...QuartzAsian stocks rise to join China stimulus-led global rallyYahoo7 NewsFinancial Times -Reuters -Courier Mailall 590 news articles »

New Asian Development Bank Seen As Sign Of China's Growing Influence - NPR

NPRNew Asian Development Bank Seen As Sign Of China's Growing InfluenceNPRThe AIIB, as it's called, will be a chance for China to extend its influence by financing big infrastructure and development projects throughout Asia. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told reporters Thursday that he welcomed the new bank. He said ...China: New bank to enhance international finance systemSTLtoday.comChina: 57 Countries to be Founding Members of AIIBVoice of Americaall 514 news articles »

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Features - Editor, 22 October 2014

Trade Drops for Phase 1 of Canton Fair 2014

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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News - Editor, 10 September 2014

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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