GOVERNMENT OF CHINA
China posts weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, but ends 2019 on firmer note
Fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) rose 6.0% from a year earlier, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed, steadying at the same pace as the third quarter, although still the weakest in nearly three decades.
India need not seek solace in China's growth slowdown: Experts
India need not seek solace in China's economic growth slowing to a three-decad...
Yuan, Aussie gains as China data offers hope
The local dollar and its New Zealand counterpart rose 0.2 per cent against the dollar.
China defends raising Kashmir issue at UNSC to de-escalate Indo-Pak tensions
China's comments came a day after India asserted that Beijing's latest attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the UNSC on Pakistan's behalf has failed, with an overwhelming majority of the 15-member body expressing the view that it was not the right forum to discuss the bilateral issue between India and Pakistan.
India had concerns over China's trade practices: Piyush Goyal on RCEP
"India did not join Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership because the partnership was not amongst equals", Union Commerce and Industry...
India issues travel advisory in wake of coronavirus spread in China
All travellers to China, in particular to Wuhan city, have been advised to monitor their health closely.
Oil ends week steady as China growth offsets trade deal optimism
Brent crude futures were up 44 cents at $65.06 by 1014 GMT.
China's Great Wall agrees to buy General Motors' India plant
Great Wall, one of the biggest sellers of sports-utility vehicles (SUV) in China, is expected to pay about $250 million to $300 million to acquire the plant, one of the sources sai
Travellers from China to be screened for novel coronavirus at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata airports
The government has also issued a travel advisory asking citizens travelling to and from China to follow certain precautionary measures. It stated that as on January 11, as many as 41 confirmed cases of the infection by a novel coronavirus have been reported in China, and one person has died.
China fails in its bid to rake up General Manoj Naravane's remark at UNSC
China, at Pakistan's behest, is learnt to have brought up Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane’s recent remarks on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir at the UN Security Council meet on Wednesday, in its failed attempt to build a case that India was preparing a military action against its western neighbour.
Asian shares firm as China data show signs of easing economic strains
MSCI's global share index touched record highs and was last up 0.05 per cent.
What ails India's pharmaceutical sector?
Unlike mature markets such as the US, where drug prices are market-controlled, here, the government and regulators play a pivotal role in the entire process. Regulators fix both the price companies pay for bulk drugs and the price at which they sell their products in the market, leaving little leeway to earn profit. For Indian pharma, this is a double-edged sword.
China's per capita GDP crosses USD 10,000-mark for the first time
The per capita Gross Domestic Product in 2019 reached 10,276 US dollars at the average exchange rate, exceeding the 10,000-dollar mark, Director of the National Bureau of Statistics, Ning Jizhe said. "It showed that the quality of China's economic development is improving," he said.
Chinese playbook to steal trade secrets
The Chinese grabs technology from foreign companies by bullying, buying and other subtler means.
Gold inches down as US-China trade deal stokes risk-taking
US gold futures eased 0.1 per cent to $1,553.10.
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