Chinese economy

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EU launches €300bn fund to challenge China’s influence
Global gateway infrastructure strategy aims to counter belt and road initiative impact in Asia, Africa and Europe

Jennifer Rankin

01, Dec, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Third of Chinese developers could face debt problems as Evergrande contagion grows – report
Even if the embattled property giant manages to avoid default again, many other firms are heading the same way, warns S&P

Martin Farrer

28, Oct, 2021 @2:46 AM

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Hong Kong doubles down on Covid restrictions to fall into line with mainland China
Carrie Lam appears willing to sacrifice city’s reputation as an international business centre to please Beijing’s push for zero Covid

Helen Davidson in Taipei

28, Oct, 2021 @1:12 AM

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China Evergrande will make crucial bond payment to avert looming default – reports
The struggling property giant has wired $83.5m to creditors, Chinese media says, but deadlines loom for another $193m in payments

Martin Farrer and agencies

22, Oct, 2021 @2:29 AM

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China Evergrande shares fall sharply after $2.6bn asset sale collapses
‘No guarantee’ Chinese property giant can meet its $305bn debts, starting with a deadline on Monday that could trigger default

Martin Farrer and agencies

21, Oct, 2021 @8:58 AM

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China economy slows as power cuts, property woes and Covid take toll
GDP grew 4.9% in the quarter to September, the lowest for a year, as the post-pandemic recovery loses steam and Evergrande problems persist

Martin Farrer and agencies

18, Oct, 2021 @4:17 AM

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‘Ecological civilisation’: an empty slogan or will China act on the environment?
Xi Jinping’s vision for a greener future was showcased at the UN biodiversity summit in Kunming this week, but what does it mean for China and the world?

Patrick Greenfield and Vincent Ni

16, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How Covid spread fear of globalisation and threatens a new world order
From China backtracking on coal to Britain’s ‘chicken king’ calling for a rethink of food production, the virus has accelerated nationalist impulses towards autarky

Martin Farrer

15, Oct, 2021 @11:39 PM

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BoE’s Tenreyro warns rate rise could be ‘self-defeating’; US jobless claims fall – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

14, Oct, 2021 @4:17 PM

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China is cutting its tech giants down to size. Should the west learn from this? | John Naughton
Xi Jinping has grasped a fundamental truth in his quest to win the technology race – that internet companies are all ultimately disposable

John Naughton

09, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Rising inflation could trigger global sell-off that would harm UK, says Bank
Risky asset prices in several markets are at historically high levels and could be primed for sharp fall, it adds

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, Oct, 2021 @11:26 AM

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Shares in China property firm Evergrande suspended pending ‘major transaction’
Trading halt sends markets Asian stocks falling amid speculation debt-laden group will sell off property management arm

Ben Butler and agencies

04, Oct, 2021 @7:13 AM

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