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Business Standard India
China defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impactChina allows the yuan to rise or fall a maximum of 2 per cent from a day's midp
China defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impact
Business Standard India / Posted 15 hours ago
China allows the yuan to rise or fall a maximum of 2 per cent from a day's midpointChina allows the yuan to rise or fall a maximum of 2 per cent from a day's midpoint China on Saturday defended the... Read more
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Business Standard India
China's Commerce Ministry defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impactState news agency Xinhua quoted an unnamed Commerce Ministry spokesman as sayin
China's Commerce Ministry defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impact
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
State news agency Xinhua quoted an unnamed Commerce Ministry spokesman as saying the devaluation will have "limited impact" on the country's foreign trade. The devaluation was meant to correct a "relatively large deviation" between the yuan's spot... Read more
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New Kerala
Union Cabinet reshuffles 16 bureaucrats The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointments of se
Union Cabinet reshuffles 16 bureaucrats
New Kerala / Posted 22 hours ago
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointments of several bureaucratic positions. Shaktikanta Das, Secretary in the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance has been appointed as... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
China’s Commerce Ministry defends devaluation, sees ‘limited’ impact Published: 29 August 2015 2:31 PM | Updated: 29 August 2015 2:38 PM On Augus
China’s Commerce Ministry defends devaluation, sees ‘limited’ impact
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 29 August 2015 2:31 PM | Updated: 29 August 2015 2:38 PM On August 11, in a move that stunned markets, China devalued the yuan by nearly 2%. – Reuters pic, August 29,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China's Commerce Ministry defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impactA woman stands outside at a foreign exchange store in Shanghai, China, August 1
China's Commerce Ministry defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impact
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
A woman stands outside at a foreign exchange store in Shanghai, China, August 14, 2015. BEIJING China on Saturday defended the recent revamp of its foreign exchange regime that led to a sharp devaluation of the yuan, calling it a "normal... Read more
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Reuters
China's Commerce Ministry defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impactA woman stands outside at a foreign exchange store in Shanghai, China, August 1
China's Commerce Ministry defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impact
Reuters / Posted yesterday
A woman stands outside at a foreign exchange store in Shanghai, China, August 14, 2015. BEIJING China on Saturday defended the recent revamp of its foreign exchange regime that led to a sharp devaluation of the yuan, calling it a "normal... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Apiradi in pledge to stimulate tradeCommerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn (right) and Deputy Commerce Minister Suvit
Apiradi in pledge to stimulate trade
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn (right) and Deputy Commerce Minister Suvit Maesincee outline urgent tasks to boost the economy. Newly appointed Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn has vowed to tackle trade obstacles to private enterprise,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt has no plans to control medical devices sectorThe government has no plans to control prices of medical devices even as it con
Govt has no plans to control medical devices sector
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
The government has no plans to control prices of medical devices even as it continues to expand price regulation in drugs. The government wants players in the medical devices industry to follow self-regulation and refrain from charging unseasonably... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
30-baht bagged rice to be sold at cooperativesAuthorities will sell bagged rice at 20% lower than market prices to help low-i
30-baht bagged rice to be sold at cooperatives
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Authorities will sell bagged rice at 20% lower than market prices to help low-income earners. The grain, coming from stocks under the rice-pledging programme, will be bagged and sold at 124 cooperatives in 58 provinces at discounted prices. Of the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
China Strengthens Yuan Fix Most Since March As Bailout Fund Runs Out Of Fire-Power, Dong Leaks Lower After Failed Bond AuctionA busy night in AsiaPac before China even opens. Vietnam had a failed bond auct
China Strengthens Yuan Fix Most Since March As Bailout Fund Runs Out Of Fire-Power, Dong Leaks Lower After Failed Bond Auction
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
A busy night in AsiaPac before China even opens. Vietnam had a failed bond auction, Japanese data was mixed (retail sales good, household spending bad, CPI just right), Moody's downgrades China growth (surprise!), China re-blames US for global market... Read more
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Daily News
Pelwatte Dairies moots ‘Butter-Oil’ pact with IranFor the first time in the Sri Lankan history Pelwette Sugar is looking to ink a
Pelwatte Dairies moots ‘Butter-Oil’ pact with Iran
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
For the first time in the Sri Lankan history Pelwette Sugar is looking to ink a Butter - Oil pact with Iran. Pelwatte Dairies, Managing Director Ariyaseela Wickramanayake, speaking to ‘Daily News business’ said for the first time they have a surplus... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Somkid paints rosy picture despite shrinking July exportsNewly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak urged Thai businessme
Somkid paints rosy picture despite shrinking July exports
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak urged Thai businessmen to have confidence in the country at a seminar at Bangkok's Dusit Thani Hotel on Thursday morning. (Photo by Pattarachai Preechapanich) Related Stories Thai exports... Read more
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The Hindu
WTO rules against India in solar dispute with US: reportThe panel found India violated global trade rules by imposing local content req
WTO rules against India in solar dispute with US: report
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The panel found India violated global trade rules by imposing local content requirements for solar cells and solar modules. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled against India in a dispute with the United States over its solar power program,... Read more
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Business Standard India
WTO rules against India in solar dispute with USThe World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled against India in a dispute with th
WTO rules against India in solar dispute with US
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled against India in a dispute with the United States over its solar power programme, business newspaper Mint reported on Wednesday. Mint quoted an unnamed official from the commerce ministry as saying the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Calls for cigarette execs to face courtHealth lobbyists and academics have renewed their pleas to have 12 Philip Morri
Calls for cigarette execs to face court
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
Health lobbyists and academics have renewed their pleas to have 12 Philip Morris executives face court for the alleged masterminding of a tax evasion scheme worth billions of baht. In a case which has spanned the past 10 years, the tobacco giant... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Somkid steers a steady courseMeet the new economy czar Somkid Jatusripitak, whose new team at Government Hou
Somkid steers a steady course
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
Meet the new economy czar Somkid Jatusripitak, whose new team at Government House are likely to be much like the old economy team - with some fine-tuning. Related Stories The new economic team under Somkid Jatusripitak is not likely to make a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Why SEZ provisions need to be reweighedAn ADD is levied to counter the predatory pricing policy of any exporter in a f
Why SEZ provisions need to be reweighed
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
An ADD is levied to counter the predatory pricing policy of any exporter in a foreign countryAn ADD is levied to counter the predatory pricing policy of any exporter in a foreign countryThe Special Economic... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian govt to take measures to contain price rise of onions The Indian government on Saturday said it is keeping a 'close watch' on the r
Indian govt to take measures to contain price rise of onions
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
The Indian government on Saturday said it is keeping a 'close watch' on the rise of onion prices. Government of India has been keeping a close watch on the rise in prices of Onions. A... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wall Street tumblesNew York - The S&P 500 tumbled to a more than six-month low on Thursday, closin
Wall Street tumbles
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
New York - The S&P 500 tumbled to a more than six-month low on Thursday, closing in negative territory for the year, on concern a decelerating Chinese economy will translate into slower global growth. Consumer stocks led the decline on Wall Street... Read more
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The Star
Wall St tumbles on global slowdown concernNEW YORK: The S&P 500 tumbled to a more than six-month low on Thursday, closing
Wall St tumbles on global slowdown concern
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
NEW YORK: The S&P 500 tumbled to a more than six-month low on Thursday, closing in negative territory for the year, on concern a decelerating Chinese economy will translate into slower global growth. Consumer stocks led the decline on Wall Street... Read more
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Business Standard India
MEA, Commerce Ministry to prepare India Inc for APEC membershipEyeing a permanent seat at the premier Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
MEA, Commerce Ministry to prepare India Inc for APEC membership
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
Eyeing a permanent seat at the premier Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) trade forum, the government is planning to hold a series of consultations with the Indian industry and prepare them for adhering to international standards and tariff... Read more
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Times of Malta
Chinese stocks go on wild ride as economic gloom deepensChinese stock markets took a wild ride yesterday, tumbling and soaring in a ses
Chinese stocks go on wild ride as economic gloom deepens
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
Chinese stock markets took a wild ride yesterday, tumbling and soaring in a session that made little sense other than to highlight that investors have almost no faith in a month-long government effort to stabilise them. The Shanghai and Shenzhen... Read more
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New Kerala
FDDI row: IGNOU to be roped in again after Commerce ministry steps in With an aim to putting an end to the Footwear Design and Development Institut
FDDI row: IGNOU to be roped in again after Commerce ministry steps in
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
With an aim to putting an end to the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) degree row, talks were on to collaborate again with IGNOU for awarding degrees to students... Read more
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iol.co.za
China markets on wild rideShanghai - Chinese stock markets took a wild ride on Wednesday, tumbling and so
China markets on wild ride
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Shanghai - Chinese stock markets took a wild ride on Wednesday, tumbling and soaring in a session that made little sense other than to highlight that investors have almost no faith in a month-long government effort to stabilise them. The Shanghai... Read more
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The Star
Genting Malaysia, CIMB and Maxis underpin KLCI’s gainsKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s blue chips closed higher on Wednesday, extending their
Genting Malaysia, CIMB and Maxis underpin KLCI’s gains
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s blue chips closed higher on Wednesday, extending their gains for the second day, underpinned by Genting Malaysia, CIMB, Maxis and Telekom Malaysia. At 5pm, the FBM KLCI was up 2.84 points or 0.18% to 1,582.44 but off the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Chinese stocks go on wild ride as economic gloom deepensChinese stock markets took a wild ride on Wednesday, tumbling and soaring in a
Chinese stocks go on wild ride as economic gloom deepens
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Chinese stock markets took a wild ride on Wednesday, tumbling and soaring in a session that made little sense other than to highlight that investors have almost no faith in a month-long government effort to stabilize them. The Shanghai and Shenzhen... Read more
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Market Watch
China outbound investments fall 18.6% in JulyBEIJING--China's outbound investments in July fell 18.6% from a year earlier du
China outbound investments fall 18.6% in July
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
BEIJING--China's outbound investments in July fell 18.6% from a year earlier due to a decline in investments in Europe as well as energy and metal-related projects abroad, the Ministry of Commerce said Wednesday. China's non-financial overseas... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 3pmEnergy Brent crude was 0.31% lower at US$48.66 per barrel at 2.37pm. Forex Rin
Top foreign and local stories at 3pm
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
Energy Brent crude was 0.31% lower at US$48.66 per barrel at 2.37pm. Forex Ringgit was dow 0.24% to 4.0920 versus the US dollar at 3.01pm. Top foreign storiesJapan exports stumble on China slowdown: Japan’s exports slowed in July, official data... Read more
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Business Standard India
China stocks extend slide amid warning of severe trade pressureAn investor stands at a brokerage house, near an electronic board filled with r
China stocks extend slide amid warning of severe trade pressure
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
An investor stands at a brokerage house, near an electronic board filled with red figures indicating rising prices, in Fuyang, China on Tuesday Chinese stock markets tumbled for a second straight day on Wednesday as investors crowded the exits,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Chinese stock markets slide for a second dayDomestic and global investors are growing anxious that China's economy will suf
Chinese stock markets slide for a second day
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Domestic and global investors are growing anxious that China's economy will suffer a hard landing. Their anxiety is only heightened by the prospect of an imminent rise in US interest rates, which would draw capital away from emerging markets like... Read more
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Reuters
China stocks extend slide amid warning of severe trade pressureSHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese stock markets tumbled for a second straight day on Wed
China stocks extend slide amid warning of severe trade pressure
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese stock markets tumbled for a second straight day on Wednesday as investors crowded the exits, fearing a government campaign to prop up share prices was faltering and unnerved by a steady stream of gloomy economic news. The... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China stocks extend slide amid warning of severe trade pressureAn investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at
China stocks extend slide amid warning of severe trade pressure
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 days ago
An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, August 18, 2015. SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese stock markets tumbled for a second straight day on Wednesday as investors crowded the... Read more
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The Star
China FDI up 5.2% in July on M&ABEIJING: Foreign investment into China rose 5.2% in July compared with the prev
China FDI up 5.2% in July on M&A
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
BEIJING: Foreign investment into China rose 5.2% in July compared with the previous year, largely on the back of mergers and acquisitions by overseas firms, the commerce ministry said on Wednesday. Overall foreign direct investment (FDI), which... Read more
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Business Standard India
China turned to risky devaluation of currency as export machine stalledThe labour market is under significant pressure, pay is barely climbing and mil
China turned to risky devaluation of currency as export machine stalled
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
The labour market is under significant pressure, pay is barely climbing and millions of Chinese are looking for workThe labour market is under significant pressure, pay is barely... Read more
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The Standard
Deals lift China foreign direct inflows to US$76bOverall foreign direct investment (FDI), which excludes financial sectors, was
Deals lift China foreign direct inflows to US$76b
The Standard / Posted 11 days ago
Overall foreign direct investment (FDI), which excludes financial sectors, was US$8.22 billion last month, the ministry said, and US$76.63 billion in the first seven months of the year, a 7.9 percent increase. “The amount and the proportion of... Read more
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Reuters
China Jan-July FDI rises 7.9 percent year on year, up 5.2 percent in July: ministryA man rides a spiral elevator in a new shopping mall in Shanghai March 17, 2015
China Jan-July FDI rises 7.9 percent year on year, up 5.2 percent in July: ministry
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
A man rides a spiral elevator in a new shopping mall in Shanghai March 17, 2015. BEIJING China attracted 471 billion Chinese yuan ($73.62 billion) in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first seven months of 2015, up 7.9 percent from a year... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China Jan-July FDI rises 7.9 percent year on year, up 5.2 percent in July: ministryA man rides a spiral elevator in a new shopping mall in Shanghai March 17, 2015
China Jan-July FDI rises 7.9 percent year on year, up 5.2 percent in July: ministry
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 days ago
A man rides a spiral elevator in a new shopping mall in Shanghai March 17, 2015. BEIJING China attracted 471 billion Chinese yuan ($73.62 billion) in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first seven months of 2015, up 7.9 percent from a year... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Apiradi: Yuan fall not problemTrade authorities are closely monitoring the impact of the yuan's devaluation b
Apiradi: Yuan fall not problem
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
Trade authorities are closely monitoring the impact of the yuan's devaluation but do not believe urgent measures are necessary, while purchase orders from China are still in good shape, says Apiradi Tantraporn. The yuan's sharp drop is unlikely to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New economic team tipped for cabinetRelated Stories After Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday submitted a n
New economic team tipped for cabinet
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
Related Stories After Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday submitted a new cabinet list for royal endorsement, it was confirmed that six economic ministers in five ministries are being replaced by a new team led by Somkid Jatusripitak, who... Read more
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Business Standard India
India in no hurry to seal Russian dairy dealExport council waiting for Commerce Ministry to approve draft proposalExport co
India in no hurry to seal Russian dairy deal
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
Export council waiting for Commerce Ministry to approve draft proposalExport council waiting for Commerce Ministry to approve draft proposal India seems to be in no hurry to sign a protocol with the Russian... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Most people agree to cabinet reshufflePrime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha (left) talks to reporters as Deputy Prime Mini
Most people agree to cabinet reshuffle
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha (left) talks to reporters as Deputy Prime Minister Pridiyathorn Devakula waits for his turn. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha) Related Stories Most of the people agree that there should be a cabinet reshuffle now because... Read more
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asianage
Exports slide for 8th monthGlobal slowdown reduces exports by 10.3%, pushing trade deficit to $12.81 billi
Exports slide for 8th month
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
Global slowdown reduces exports by 10.3%, pushing trade deficit to $12.81 billion Hit by global slowdown, India’s exports contracted for the eighth straight month by 10.3 per cent in July to $23.13 billion, pushing the trade deficit to $12.81... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Doubt emerge for China's reform commitmentAs China’s central bank fights to stick with a year-end timetable to open up th
Doubt emerge for China's reform commitment
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
As China’s central bank fights to stick with a year-end timetable to open up the country’s markets, questions are emerging about whether the creaky financial system, and the people who run it, are up to the task. Allowing market forces more... Read more
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The Hindu
Exports continue to slide for 8th month; dip 10.3% in JulyThe last time exports registered a positive growth was in November, when shipme
Exports continue to slide for 8th month; dip 10.3% in July
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
The last time exports registered a positive growth was in November, when shipments expanded at a rate of 7.27 per cent. Contracting for the eighth month in a row, India’s exports were down 10.3 per cent in July to $23.13 billion, hit by global... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Silver lining in yuan's fallChinese tourists take photos at the Emerald Buddha Temple in the Grand Palace.
Silver lining in yuan's fall
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
Chinese tourists take photos at the Emerald Buddha Temple in the Grand Palace. Despite the yuan's depreciation, local tour operators remain optimistic that Chinese travellers will keep coming to Thailand. PATIPAT JANTHONG China's yuan devaluation... Read more
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Gulf News
China July foreign direct investment rises 5.25 year-onIn the first seven months of 2015, FDI grew 7.9% to 471.1b yuan or $76.6b Beij
China July foreign direct investment rises 5.25 year-on
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
In the first seven months of 2015, FDI grew 7.9% to 471.1b yuan or $76.6b Beijing: China’s foreign direct investment (FDI) in July increased 5.2 per cent from a year earlier, state media quoted the commerce ministry as saying on Thursday. In the... Read more
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Times of Malta
China’s central bank pressured to devalue its currency furtherChina’s move to devalue its currency reflects a growing clamour within governme
China’s central bank pressured to devalue its currency further
Times of Malta / Posted 17 days ago
China’s move to devalue its currency reflects a growing clamour within government circles for a weaker yuan to help struggling exporters, ensuring the central bank remains under pressure to drag it down further in the months ahead, sources said. The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ready-eat food prices skyrocketCustomers order ready-to-eat food from a street vendor in the RCA area on Rama
Ready-eat food prices skyrocket
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
Customers order ready-to-eat food from a street vendor in the RCA area on Rama IX Road. (Bangkok Post file photo) Related Stories Prices of ready-to-eat meals, or fast foods, have soared 5-20 baht per dish across the nation, with prices in the... Read more
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Reuters
China July foreign direct investment rises 5.2 percent year on yearA man rides a spiral elevator in a new shopping mall in Shanghai March 17, 2015
China July foreign direct investment rises 5.2 percent year on year
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
A man rides a spiral elevator in a new shopping mall in Shanghai March 17, 2015. BEIJING China's foreign direct investment(FDI) in July increased 5.2 percent from a year earlier, state media quoted the commerce ministry as saying on Thursday. In... Read more
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New Kerala
China FDI growth up in JulyForeign direct investment (FDI) into China rose 5.2 percent year-on-year in Jul
China FDI growth up in July
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China rose 5.2 percent year-on-year in July, an acceleration from 0.7 percent growth recorded in June, official data showed on Thursday. In the first seven months, FDI grew 7.9 percent to 471.1 billion yuan... Read more
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