China’s factory activity deteriorated for the first time in seven months in May as both domestic and external demand softened, a private survey showed, adding to concerns that the world’s second-largest economy is losing momentum.
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03 Jun 2013
U.S. containerized exports of scrap metals, plastics and paper to China have increased at a remarkable pace over the last 20 years.
27 May 2013
Nearly everyone knows the United States imports a lot from China (and if you don’t, you’re probably not a regular reader of The Journal of Commerce), but American companies are increasingly exporting more to the Asian manufacturing juggernaut, too.
21 May 2013
India and China have signed three memorandums of understanding regarding buffalo meat, fisheries and pharmaceuticals, as well as one agreement on feed and feed ingredients...
16 May 2013
Despite its efforts to boost grain yields for the 10th consecutive year, China — the world's largest rice consumer — is expected to become also the largest rice importer in 2013/14, according to a newly released report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
24 Apr 2013
Shrinking new export orders were a prime reason for slowing manufacturing growth in China in April, according to preliminary data from HSBC.
04 Apr 2013
China’s government has vowed to build 42 transportation hubs by the end of 2015, with at least one in every province, autonomous region and municipality.
01 Apr 2013
China’s manufacturing output showed signs of improvement in March, but some economists predict it may weaken again this m
29 Mar 2013
After two consecutive years of prosperity, many Chinese hog producers are anticipating a loss for 2013, driven by higher feed prices in the past year, according to the U.S. Grains Council.