China Economy News

Commentary

If there’s a ray of good news to be found in China, it’s that the “something bad” Nariman Behravesh, IHS chief exonomist, referenced at the TPM Conference last March isn’t likely to be the full-blown financial crisis that hit the U.S. in 2008, but a longer-term period of slow growth.

News & Analysis

20 Jan 2016
China is about to begin its latest Five Year Plan, and while it is easy to dismiss the planned approach as a Soviet-style relic of the past, the next few years will be critical to a country undergoing a chaotic transition from an export and industry focus to a consumption and services model.
19 Jan 2016
News that China’s GDP had slowed to 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, with a full-year economic growth of 6.9 percent, set off the usual frenzy of analysis across financial media platforms, with little useful information to be gleaned from all the chatter.
13 Jan 2016
China’s transport infrastructure and trade-focused regional development plans, together with an increasing number of trade liberalization agreements, will support Asia Pacific in remaining the fastest growing and most dynamic region in the world economy in 2016.
04 Jan 2016
Shares on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges were suspended on the first trading day of the year after stock prices plunged following indications that December manufacturing activity in China contracted for the 10th consecutive month.
01 Dec 2015
China’s factories in November delivered mixed results, with purchasing manager’s indices showing manufacturing activity for large state-owned firms hitting a three-year low, while small and medium factories recorded a slight improvement.
09 Nov 2015
Mallory Alexander International Logistics is expanding in China, both through new authority from the Chinese government and a partnership with trucking firm Old Dominion Freight Line.
26 Oct 2015
China’s economic slowdown threatens container terminal operators and container-backed securities, according to two new financial advisory reports.
14 Oct 2015
China will remain the driving force in global container trades for years to come with scant possibility of an alternative region emerging to challenge its dominant position.
14 Sep 2015
China’s economic indicators continue to portray a country struggling against weak domestic and external demand with growth in factory output falling short of market expectations and offering little encouragement to declining exports.
09 Sep 2015
China International Marine Containers reported strong sales in the first half of both dry containers and reefers, but issued a caution that the demand for new boxes would be weak over the rest of the year.