Topic: Paul Cavey
China announced that GDP growth in the last quarter of 2011 was 8.9 percent, which suggests China will have a soft landing as its economy cools. But what's behind the numbers?
Government officials say the rising food costs are due to bad weather, but some economists say an economic policy that encourages lending and spending has caused inflation.
12/14/2010 09:54 am
Beijing unpegged the Chinese yuan from the dollar last weekend, leading to a half-point rise against the US currency this week. The value of China's currency has been a highly contentious issue with trade partners.
06/25/2010 10:51 am
Quarterly economic growth is the worst it’s been for 17 years, but figures show the government’s stimulus could be taking effect.
04/16/2009 01:00 am
This month China bought stakes in French, Canadian, and Australian firms.
02/23/2009 12:00 am
China's government is bargain-hunting internationally as the financial crisis pushes down prices of energy resources and assets.
02/20/2009 12:00 am
Its growth rate slowed to 9 percent in the third quarter as exports to the US and Europe start to slacken.
10/21/2008 01:00 am
Job No. 1 for central bankers: restore confidence in markets.
09/18/2008 01:00 am
Emerging economies are now big enough to help but not save Western giants.
02/13/2008 12:00 am