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Mar 19th, 2021
China Auto Sales Sink 48.4%
The decline was an improvement over February’s record-setting 81.7% sales plunge.
Apr 13th, 2020
Huawei: Pressure May Spur Retaliation
Huawei is at the center of tensions with Washington over China's technology ambitions and possible spying.
Mar 31st, 2020
Chinese Factories Face New Threat
The shock threatens to set back the ruling Communist Party's efforts to revive the world’s second-largest economy.
Mar 19th, 2020
China Economic Woes Worse Than Expected
Retail sales fell 20.5% from a year ago after shopping malls and other businesses were closed in late January.
Mar 16th, 2020
China Auto Sales Plunge in February
They're down 81.7 percent over last year.
Mar 12th, 2020
China's Factories Try to Shield Workers
Following government instructions, factory operators are buying face masks by the thousands and jugs of disinfectant.
Mar 5th, 2020
China Manufacturing Slumps
But the data suggests “the worst is now likely behind us” in China, said Citigroup economists in a report.
Mar 2nd, 2020
Officials: Chinese Industry Recovering, More Aid Coming
The ruling Communist Part has ordered areas that are at lower disease risk to revive manufacturing and other businesses that have been shut for a month.
Feb 27th, 2020
China Struggles to Revive Mfg. Amid Virus
Even with the ruling Communist Party promising help, it may be months before production is back to normal.
Feb 25th, 2020
China Promises Companies Aid
President Xi Jinping publicly promised over the past week to ensure farming and other industries recover quickly.
Feb 24th, 2020
China Turns to Internet for Food
Demand for online food vendors has surged since China’s government told the public to stay home amid virus outbreak.
Feb 19th, 2020