Workers assemble pens at the A.W. Faber-Castell (Guangzhou) Stationery Co. factory in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Annual growth in China’s industrial profits slowed to 8.9 per cent in May, the weakest pace this year, signalling challenges facing Chinese firms desp(...)

Trucks drive past piles of shipping containers at Qingdao port in Qingdao, Shandong province.

China’s economy showed some signs of stabilising in May as the government unveiled more stimulus measures to avert a sharper slowdown, with retail sa(...)

Signs that Chinese economic growth may not be as moribund as earlier in the year continue to gather, but the picture remains mixed as key elements of (...)