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  • ​Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics boosts sports economy, with trln-yuan market expected

    With the approach of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, the ice-snow tourism season is launched in multiple regions of China at a faster speed, boosting related consumption.


  • China's digital economy speeds up into high-quality development

    The State Council recently released the Plan to Facilitate the Development of the Digital Economy in the 14th Five-Year Plan Period,which is China's first state-level special plan for the digital economy.


  • China's digital economy enjoys enormous development potential

    China's State Council has released a plan to facilitate the development of the digital economy in the 14th Five-Year Plan Period (2021-2025) recently, clarifying that the proportion of the added value of core digital economy industries in GDP is expected to reach ten percent in 2025, up from 7.8 percent in 2020.


  • Yearender-High-quality Development: China's new consumption injects vitality to high-quality economic development

    At the beginning of 2021, China's authorities issued an implementation plan for accelerating incubation of new consumption. The new consumption patterns like online shopping and mobile payment have become an engine for China's new development pattern.


  • Yearender-High-quality Development: China's foreign trade shows strong resilience, big boon for world economic growth

    By accelerating its efforts to foster new advantages and create new growth engines in foreign trade, China bucked the trend and recorded foreign trade growth.


  • Yearender-High-quality Development: Innovative achievements of Chinese FTZs promote country's high-level opening-up

    Establishing free trade zones (FTZs) is one of China's key measures to promote reform and opening-up in the new era. With 21 regions in the country setting up pilot FTZs since 2013, China's nationwide innovative efforts in FTZ construction have extended to multiple sectors.


  • Yearender-High-quality Development: Cross-border e-commerce booms in China, boosting international cooperation

    Cross-border e-commerce in China ushers in a "golden period" with rapid development after years of accumulation. In 2021, it has become a new impetus for foreign trade, a new channel for transformation and upgrading, and a new focus for high-quality development.


  • Yearender-High-quality Development: China's digital economy yields fruitful results in 2021, creating more international cooperation opportunities

    In 2021, China's digital economy has yielded fruitful results, becoming a new growth engine for the high-quality economic development, creating more international cooperation opportunities.


  • China targets high-quality foreign trade development in 2021-2025

    China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has recently issued a plan for high-quality development of its foreign trade during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025).


  • Belt and Road Initiative yields thriving trade, better connectivity in the past eight years

    Over the past eight years, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has yielded fruitful results, with infrastructure connectivity surging and trade cooperation increasingly deepened among the initiative's participating partners.


  • China's industrial production bounces back with remarkable high-tech manufacturing growth

    China's local industrial economies see positive changes in Q4 with industrial added value in over half of China's provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions rebounding year-on-year growth in October from September.


  • China's domestic demand brings over 10 mln yuan to 235 overseas brands during Double Eleven shopping spree

    China's domestic market is stimulating global momentum, with the sales of overseas small and medium-sized brands achieving growth on this year's Double Eleven shopping spree.


  • China rolls out new lending tool to boost carbon emission reduction

    Chinese central bank, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) announced Monday rollout of a lending tool for carbon emission reduction, providing new capital to financial institutions to boost their lending to enterprises engaged in sectors key to carbon emission reduction.


  • 4th CIIE to attract more businesses to share opportunities in China

    The 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE) is to be held from November 5 to 10 in east China's Shanghai Municipality. The global trade gala will continue to be a platform for mutual benefit and win-win cooperation, attracting businesses from home and abroad to share Chinese opportunities and jointly tell Chinese stories.


  • China's foreign trade expected to realize rapid growth, with new business forms full of vitality

    China's foreign trade has continued to grow at a rapid pace since the beginning of this year, with imports and exports, both in terms of volume and value, at record highs in the first three quarters of the year.


  • Economic growth in Q1-Q3 displays China's economic resilience and vitality

    China's economy has gone through a complex of challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic and flood but generally secured the trend of recovery. In the first three quarters, China's economic growth reached 9.8 percent, higher than the expected 6 percent.


  • Foreign institutions continue to add RMB-denominated bonds holdings in Sept.

    After a brief growth slowdown, foreign institutional investors accelerated again their paces to add Renminbi (RMB)-denominated bond holdings in September, confirming the unchanged trend for global investors to increase their holdings of RMB assets and their confidence in Chinese economy.


  • ​China's hydrogen industry heads for fast development

    China's hydrogen industry draws increasing attention as a vital support for achieving carbon neutrality and carbon peak goals.


  • China accelerates planning for future industries to create development highland

    More than 20 Chinese provinces have mentioned future industries in their developing plans, with focus on quantum information, artificial intelligence (AI) and other relevant industries.


  • 2021 China top 500 enterprises released, showing strong growing resilience

    The latest list of top 500 Chinese enterprises was jointly unveiled by the China Enterprise Confederation and the China Enterprise Directors Association during the 2021 China Top 500 Enterprises Summit held recently, showing the strong resilience and growth of Chinese enterprises.


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