An Isolated Russia Signs Business, Finance Pacts With China - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAn Isolated Russia Signs Business, Finance Pacts With ChinaWall Street JournalAmid Moscow's continued standoff with the West over Ukraine, Russian officials are setting their sights on China as an alternative source of finance and business. Mr. Medvedev wants to see trade between the countries more than double to $200 billion ...China, Russia Sign Landmark Energy, Finance, Tech DealsVoice of AmericaSanctions-Hit Russia Signs Deals with China on Energy and FinanceThe Moscow TimesRussia signs deals with China to help weather sanctionsTHE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)Europe Online Magazine -Washington Postall 390 news articles »

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Wall Street JournalChina Finance Minister: Government to Keep Policy SteadyWall Street JournalBEIJING?China Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said the government won't change its economic policies drastically because of weakness in one economic indicator, in the latest official remarks that could damp hopes for an aggressive easing of policies. Mr ...Comprehensive growth target the focus: China finance ministerWantChinaTimesUS Stocks retreat from record highs on China jittersYahoo News UKChina says will not alter policy because of one economic indicatorYahoo Finance UKBloomberg -GlobalPostall 156 news articles »

China's Financial Repression And Alibaba's Finance Plans - Forbes

China's Financial Repression And Alibaba's Finance PlansForbesThere's an interesting little clash looming between Alibaba's plans to develop their financial offerings in China and the Chinese state's policy of financial repression. It would undoubtedly be true that the average Chinese person would be better off ...and more »

Ping An offers to finance down payments in China - Business Spectator

Wall Street JournalPing An offers to finance down payments in ChinaBusiness SpectatorSome economists say that programs to finance down payment could add to debt that is already plaguing China's housing and financial sectors as a result of a huge lending push the government instigated during the global financial crisis. Experts warn ...Big lender in China offers to finance downpayments as housing market slumpsThe Straits Timesall 7 news articles »

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC ... - StreetWise Report

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC ...StreetWise ReportChina Finance Online Co. Limited (NASDAQ: JRJC), a principal web based economic services corporation that offers Chinese trade investors online entre to securities, supplies and capital administration products, declared that it assume the corporation ...Notable Movers ? Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN), China Finance Online ...Techsonian (press release)all 2 news articles »

Chinese debt - The Economist

Chinese debtThe EconomistThe same thing that got China so deep into debt is what keeps it from blowing up: state control of the financial system and the perception, often substantiated, of government backing for debts. Instead the biggest danger is ?zombification', a hollowing ...and more »



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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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Trade - 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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News - Editor, 27 August 2014

Upgrade of ASEAN-China FTA to be Negotiated

At the 13th AEM-MOFCOM conference held earlier this week in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, it was agreed to upgrade the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACTFA) in order to ensure that it remains relevant in today's economic climate. The AEM-MOFCOM (ASEAN Economic Ministers-Ministry of Commerce People's Republic of China) meetings formed part of the broader 46th ASEAN Economic Minister Meeting. The topic of Custom Procedures and Trade Facilitation (CPTF) negotiations was also raised, as well as the need to review the Sensitive Track and Rules of Origin, with a progress report to be made at the next AEM-MOFCOM consultation.

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