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China sets 2019 GDP growth target at 6-6.5%
Tue, Mar 05, 2019
President Xi Jinping has called for maintaining stability across the board in year a filled with politically sensitive anniversaries, including the 70th year of Communist Party rule and 30 years since the military crushed the Tiananmen Square protests.
China's Q2 GDP growth seen easing to around 6.7 percent - official think tank
Sat, May 19, 2018
The forecast was slightly slower than the 6.8 percent expansion posted in the first quarter. The SIC is an official think tank affiliated with the National Development and Reform Commission, the country`s top economic planning agency.
China's $175bn defence budget three times higher than India's
Mon, Mar 05, 2018
China's defence budget: China has the world`s largest standing Army and spends the most on defence after the US in the world. President Xi Jinping has vowed to make the Chinese Army a modern force by cutting down its troops.
China fourth-quarter GDP grows 6.8% year-on-year, beats expectations
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Chinese policymakers have been trying to contain financial risks and slow an explosive build-up in debt without stunting economic growth.
China to not set target to double GDP from 2021
Thu, Oct 26, 2017
The government will not solely pursue economic growth and will emphasise the quality of its growth.
China third quarter GDP growth likely to cool as property, debt curbs bite
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
China is expected on Thursday to post a modest slowdown in third quarter economic growth from the previous quarter as the government`s efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks weigh on activity in the world`s second-largest economy.
China factory growth fastest in three months as new orders, output rise
Fri, Jun 30, 2017
China`s manufacturing sector expanded at the quickest pace in three months in June, buoyed by strong production and new orders, reassuring news for authorities trying strike a balance between deleveraging and keeping the economy on an even keel.
China's second-quarter GDP growth seen at around 6.8%, says State Information Center
Sat, May 20, 2017
China's economic think tank the State Information Center has recently said in an article that the country's economy is likely to expand around 6.8% in the second quarter of 2017.
China's first quarter GDP growth picks up to 6.9%, beats forecast
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the world`s second-largest economy to have expanded by a steady 6.8% in the quarter, the same pace as in the fourth quarter of 2016.
China's economy to grow by 6.8% in Q1: Report
Sun, Apr 09, 2017
Goldman Sachs expected China's industrial production to rise 6.4% in March, slightly higher than the 6.3% growth for January and February.
China sets 2017 growth target at 25-year low
Sun, Mar 05, 2017
China`s 6.7% growth last year outpaced most other economies and accounted for more than 30% of global growth, according to the report.
China banks extend record 12.65 trillion yuan in loans in 2016 as debt worries mount
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
China's banks have extended a record 12.65 trillion yuan ($1.84 trillion) of loans in 2016 as the government encouraged more credit-fueled stimulus to meet its economic growth target.
IMF cuts India's GDP forecast for FY17 to 6.6%
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth forecast for the current financial year (FY17) by 1% and cut it by 0.4% for the next fiscal year. The reason for this is primarily due to the demonetisation move taken by the government in November 2016.
World stocks hit 1-1/2 year high after strong China data
Thu, Jan 05, 2017
World stocks hit their highest level since mid-2015 on Thursday after strong Chinese data added to the optimism about global growth and inflation that has been driving markets since the start of the new year.
India's GDP growth will be better than China's: Fitch Ratings
Fri, Nov 25, 2016
In October 2016, Fitch forecast 7.4% growth for the current fiscal for India.
Sensex trading flat after biggest rally in 5 months
Wed, Oct 19, 2016
UPDATE: At 0956 hours markets spiralled downwards as Sensex fell 0.11% to 28,022.51 points and Nifty 50 fell 0.08% to 8,671.30 points.
China's GDP growth stable at 6.7% in third quarter: Govt
Wed, Oct 19, 2016
China's growth was steady at 6.7% in the third quarter (Q3), government data showed on Wednesday, a sign of stabilisation in the world's second-largest economy. The results slightly exceeded the median analyst expectation of 6.6% in an AFP poll.
Asian shares firm in countdown to China data
Wed, Oct 19, 2016
Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday after Wall Street got a lift from encouraging corporate earnings and investors wagered an imminent barrage of Chinese data would confirm the economy had at least stabilised.
China 2016 economic growth seen slowing to 6.6%, 6.5% in 2017
Mon, Oct 17, 2016
China`s economic growth is expected to cool to 6.6% this year and slow further to 6.5% in 2017, even as the government keeps up policy support to help ward off a sharper slowdown, a Reuters poll showed.
China exports dive in September on weak global demand
Thu, Oct 13, 2016
"There remain obvious obstacles facing China`s foreign trade development," Customs spokesman Huang Songping told reporters in Beijing. "World growth remains sluggish and global trade lacks effective support."