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Chinese exports rebounded in April but the country’s services sector remained sluggish, hinting at the challenge facing the world’s second-largest eco(...)

The renminbi weakened on Monday beyond Rmb7 per US dollar for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis. Photograph: EPA

The renminbi weakened on Monday beyond Rmb7 per US dollar for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis, breaching a floor that China’s ce(...)

 Construction boom: With exports out of  the world’s second-largest economy still  soft, economic expansion last year was largely due to increased domestic demand, especially in the property and carmaking sectors. Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA

China’s economy expanded 6.7 per cent in the third quarter, as widely expected, with state investment, strong growth in services and an ongoing prope(...)

China’s  minister for commerce Gao Hucheng attends a session during the  G20 trade ministers meeting in Shanghai, China on Sunday. The country is plagued by massive overcapacity, particularly in coal and steel, and debt-ridden zombie companies. Photograph:  Aly Song/Reuters

Soft Chinese inflation and G20 concerns that the global recovery remains grim are hardening views among some economists that more government stimulus (...)

An employee tests the cameras of OnePlus X smartphones at the OnePlus manufacturing facility in Dongguan, China. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

China’s first official economic report of the year suggested manufacturing weakened for a fifth straight month in December, the longest such streak si(...)

Workers assemble and package mechanical pencils at the AW Faber-Castell  Stationery factory in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

China’s economy slowed markedly in the first two months of the year, with growth in investment, retail sales and factory output all falling to (...)