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  • China eyes "new infrastructure" to drive investment, economic growth amid epidemic

    "New infrastructure" has become a popular investment field in China to boost economic growth amid the COVID-19 outbreak.


  • Thai Finance Minister to submit inv't promotion plan for economic growth

    Thai Finance Minister Mr. Uttama Savanayana revealed that Thai Ministry of Finance plans to formulate investment promotion plan to boost domestic investment, invest in and grow basic economy, and stimulate domestic consumption, all key measures for better economic growth in Thailand.


  • China's consumer goods retail sales to hit RMB41.1 trln this year, MOC

    China's total retail sales of consumer goods will for the first time exceed 40 trillion yuan to 41.1 trillion yuan this year, rising by about eight percent from 2018, reported on Monday quoting a Chinese official.


  • More German businesses founded in the first nine months of 2019

    ​In the first three quarters of the year, more companies with greater economic significance were founded in Germany than the previous year. At 94,200, the number was 0.4 percent higher than a year ago, as reported by the Federal Statistical Office in Wiesbaden on Wednesday.


  • MPC report: export decline dents Thai economic growth and proper tools to be used to implement fiscal policy

    Bank of Thailand (BOT) revealed the report of the 6/2019 meeting of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) held on September 25, 2019. MPC made an assessment and reckoned that decreased export has affected domestic demand and Thai economic growth may be lower than expectation.


  • A 316 billion Thai baht pump-priming policy approved at the economic cabinet

    A 316 billion Thai baht pump-priming policy which was already passed at the economic cabinet meeting last week was deliberated and approved at today's cabinet meeting chaired by Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayiut Chan-o-cha.


  • Yunnan tops Chinese provincial regions in H1 GDP growth

    Yunnan Province reported the fastest GDP growth in the first half (H1) of this year in China as the country's west region accelerates in unleashing growth potential, official data showed.


  • Inner Mongolia's GDP grows 5.5 pct in H1

    North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region's GDP increased to 826.67 billion yuan (about 120 billion U.S. dollars) in the first half of this year, up 5.5 percent year on year, the regional bureau of statistics said Wednesday.


  • Global economic risks hit Germany's chemicals and pharma sector

    The German chemicals and pharmaceutical sector has cut its forecasts for 2019, predicting a decline of 3 per cent in turnover to 179 billion euros (202 billion dollars), according to figures released by the VCI association in Frankfurt on Wednesday.


  • Nighttime economy fuels Beijing's consumption during May Day holiday

    Nighttime consumption in Beijing during the four-day May Day holiday has been on the rise, as the capital continues to drive economic growth with what it calls "nighttime economy."


  • China Focus: BRI brings new opportunities to companies, residents along the routes

    The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has not only brought opportunities to Chinese companies but also benefitted countries and local residents along the routes.


  • China still has huge economic growth potential: experts

    China's economy still has substantial growth potential due to its sheer size and policy agility, experts said at recent annual gatherings of The Committee of 100, a non-profit U.S. organization of prominent Chinese Americans.


  • Commentary: China's economy defies global headwinds with greater resilience

    China withstood the test of previous headwinds and will stand the test of upcoming uncertainties so long as it stays resolute in advancing structural reform.


  • China's economy to grow over 6 pct in 2019, 2020: ADB

    China's economy will continue to grow above 6 percent this year and next in line with the Chinese government's growth target of 6 to 6.5 percent, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a report released on Wednesday.


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