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08/26/2014
Two major German automotive suppliers on Monday denied a media report which claimed that the Chinese authorities have asked the companies to give up sole control over their units and form partnerships with their Chinese counterparts.
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08/25/2014
Investors have been treated to a litany of bad news about the property market recently. China's National Bureau of Statistics reports that on average property prices in the country's 70 largest cities have fallen for three consecutive months and that in July price declines were recorded in 64 of the cities. In terms of gross floor area, residential property sales are down 9.4 percent year-on-year while housing starts are down 16.4 percent, the weakest data in at least five years.
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08/22/2014
Royal Caribbean's newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, will have its home port in China.

The $935 million ship floated out of a German shipyard last week and will spend the winter sailing between New York and the Caribbean before moving to its new base next summer in Shanghai.
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08/21/2014
Insurance funds will play a bigger role in supporting China's real economy following the announcement of a set of new policies for the world's most important emerging insurance market, a senior insurance regulatory official said Wednesday.
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08/14/2014
Chinese consumers could benefit from lower prices as more than 1,000 companies are being probed by antitrust investigators, a top legal expert says.
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08/13/2014
China announced Tuesday a 20.5 percent rise in natural gas price for non-residential use, marking another step in a reform to make the gas prices more market-driven.
The price hike is expected to boos
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07/08/2014
Brazilian media see Chinese investments in their country in a highly positive way, but a lack of knowledge about China's business culture may affect that view, according to a survey released by Brazilian communications agency In Press.
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07/07/2014
Energy demand growth in China fell below the 10-year average amid an economic transformation, British oil giant BP Plc said on Tuesday.

The company said in its annual global energy report, released in Beijing on Tuesday, that China, the world's largest energy consumer, accounted for 22.4 percent of the global energy consumption and for 49 percent of the net growth in the world in 2013.
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07/04/2014
Tesla Motors Inc, the United States-based electric car producer, is being sued in China for trademark infringement in the latest example of the difficulties foreign firms face while doing business in the country.
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07/04/2014
Shopping websites have brought their competition to rural areas, where the walls of buildings have become advertising battlgrounds for the country's leading e-commerce companies.
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07/03/2014
The free trade agreement between China and Switzerland, which came into effect on Tuesday, will help generate long-term economic benefits for both countries, top industry experts said.
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07/02/2014
Since 2003, Europe has made the greatest inroads into China's chemicals, machinery and transport equipment import markets, dominating them all in 2013. Some of the gains seem to have come at Japan's expense, especially in recent years. This increased exposure to China also implies increased vulnerabilities to a China slowdown. Also, the US and Japan seem to have made a comeback of late.
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