Chinese economy

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China’s 11.6m graduates face a jobs market with no jobs
With youth unemployment at a record high, the problem of overeducated young people is acute

Amy Hawkins Senior China correspondent

31, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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China’s war chest: how the fight for semiconductors reveals the outlines of a future conflict
US efforts to stifle China’s chip industry are thought to be part of a wider plan to hinder Beijing’s preparations for war

Amy Hawkins Senior China correspondent

21, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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The UK has a PR plan masquerading as an industrial strategy
Britain says it has no need for Biden-style green subsidies as it has a thriving renewables sector. The complacency is staggering

Larry Elliott

14, May, 2023 @9:35 AM

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China’s war chest: how Beijing is using its currency to insulate against future sanctions
In the wake of sanctions on Russia, China has pushed to conduct more trade using the yuan in an effort to reduce its reliance on the dollar

Amy Hawkins senior China correspondent

07, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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In new battle for the Pacific, US and China force regional states to take sides | Simon Tisdall
Xi Jinping’s aggressive stance and ‘wolf-warrior’ diplomacy drive the Philippines and other vulnerable countries into Washington’s arms

Simon Tisdall

07, May, 2023 @9:00 AM

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How war in Taiwan could mean the wheels come off the UK economy
Microchips are an issue, of course, but China also makes the alloy wheels our cars mostly roll on. And what about TikTok?

Dan Milmo, Amy Hawkins, Jasper Jolly and Richard Adams

29, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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UK and Europe are falling behind US and China in biotech, says AstraZeneca boss
Pascal Soriot says decline in startups across Europe differs markedly from ‘explosion’ of firms and clinical trials in China

Julia Kollewe

27, Apr, 2023 @10:29 AM

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China’s economy rebounds faster than expected after Covid reopening
First quarter growth rate was higher than forecast by analysts as the country’s retail sector performed better than expected

Gregor Stuart Hunter in Taipei

18, Apr, 2023 @4:58 AM

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Global oil demand on course for record as China’s economy rebounds
International Energy Agency’s expectation for 2023 is 2m bpd higher than last year’s figure

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

14, Apr, 2023 @10:51 AM

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From the US to Africa: how China sees the world as Xi’s third term begins
Geopolitical relations China’s president will have to navigate as country reopens after three years of isolation

Amy Hawkins Senior China correspondent and Helen Davidson

13, Mar, 2023 @1:26 PM

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Xi Jinping vows to oppose Taiwan ‘pro-independence’ influences as third term begins
Chinese president lays out priorities, including ‘reunification’ with island that Communist party has never ruled, as National People’s Congress ends

Rhoda Kwan and agencies

13, Mar, 2023 @4:45 AM

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Xi Jinping handed unprecedented third term as China’s president
Coronation sets up Xi, who has overseen consolidation of power, to become modern China’s longest-serving head of state

Rhoda Kwan, Amy Hawkins and agencies

10, Mar, 2023 @9:05 AM

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