Labourers work on the scaffolding of a construction site at an industrial zone in Beijing, China, April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Clifford Coonan in Beijing China’s economy expanded by the slowest rate in seven years in the first quarter of this year, but upbeat readings from th(...)

People perform Tai Chi on the Bund in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai, China, March 25, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song

Richard Barrett, the former Treasury Holdings boss who has been an on-off Shanghai resident for 12 years, is now focusing on a suite of start-ups with(...)

 China’s economic growth eased to 6.9 per cent in the third quarter from a year earlier, beating expectations but still the slowest since the global financial crisis, putting pressure on policymakers to roll out more support measures as fears of a sharper slowdown spook investors. (Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters)

China’s economic growth dipped below 7 per cent for the first time since the global financial crisis on Monday, hurt partly by cooling investment, ra(...)

Investors look at computer screens in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China. European stocks rise as China’s markets seem calmer. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

European stocks rose, following a sell off that wiped our two days of gains. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index advanced 0.4 per cent to 354.42 in afternoon t(...)

 Chinese premier Li Keqiang: Photograph: Mark Schiefelbein – Pool/Getty Images

Producer prices in China fell last month to their lowest level since the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis, and exports floundered, a(...)

Brent crude oil prices fell towards $48 a barrel on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth in 2015 (...)

An employee adjusts a price tag at a supermarket in Hefei, Anhui province. Photograph: Reuters

China’s annual consumer inflation hovered at a near five-year low of 1.5 per cent in December, signalling persistent weakness in the economy but givin(...)

China has been trying to improve its statistical system amid widespread scepticism about the reliability of its data

China has revised up the estimated size of its economy for 2013 by 3.4 percent to 58.8 trillion yuan ($9.5 trillion), the National Bureau of Statisti(...)

A lightning strike is seen over skyscrapers as demonstrators gather outside the central government complex as they protest during a heavy rain storm in Hong Kong, China. Photographer: Lam Yik Fei/Bloomberg

China’s economy showed further signs of fatigue in November, with factory growth slowing more than expected and investment expansion hovering near a 1(...)

An employee welds the exterior of a vehicle along a production line at a factory in Qingdao, Shandong province. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters

Growth in China’s manufacturing sector slowed in November, suggesting the world’s second-largest economy is still losing momentum and adding pressure (...)

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