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China’s crude steel output fell at faster pace in August amid national campaign to cut steel production

China’s crude steel output declined in August at a faster pace in August after posting the first drop…

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China’s new home price growth slowed in August as property restrictions step up, some say turning point for housing market emerges

China’s new home prices grew at a slower pace in August as authorities stepped up efforts to rein…

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China’s retail sales slowed sharply in August amid Covid-19 resurgence, industrial output, investment both missed expectations

China’s retail sales slowed sharply in August and industrial production and investment activities also missed expectations, as fresh…

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China’s hog prices continue to drop despite holiday season, analysts expect downtrend to last until next year

China’s live hog prices continue to decline despite the traditional peak season for pork demand before the Mid-Autumn…

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Shanghai’s second-hand home sales slid in August amid stepped-up property curbs, prices fell for first time this year

China’s financial hub of Shanghai sees second-hand home transactions slide in August amid stepped-up real estate restrictions and…

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Shanghai aluminium hit new record high amid robust demand, production curbs

Aluminium has become one of the best-performing metals so far this year driven by robust demand and short…

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China’s tour bookings surge for Mid-Autumn Festival, most choose short-distance travel as Covid-19 concerns linger

As Mid-Autumn Festival holiday approaches, China’s tour bookings are surging as restrictions on movement have been mostly lifted…

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China’s new bank loan growth slower than expected, total social financing growth slowed for sixth straight month to hit lowest since December 2018

New bank loans in China grew at a pace slower than expected in August and the growth of…

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China’s coal prices remain high as power plants start restocking for winter heating season, supply remains tight

China’s coal prices have remained high despite government measures to stabilize the market. Industry insiders expect the prices…

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China’s factory-gate price inflation hit highest since 2008 driven by rising commodity prices, while consumer inflation eased further

Factory-gate price inflation in China hit the highest level in 13 years in August driven by surging prices…

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China’s cement prices climb significantly as demand strengthens while supply remains tight

China’s cement prices have been climbing since late August amid rising demand in the traditional peak season and…

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China’s exports unexpectedly grew at faster pace to hit new record high in August

China’s exports grew at a faster pace in August to hit a new record high driven by robust…

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China’s foreign exchange reserves fell in August due to changes in asset prices

China’s foreign exchange reserves fell to $3.2321 trillion at the end of August, down $3.8 billion from a…

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Shenzhen’s second-hand home sales tumbled over 80% on year in August amid tightening property curbs, prices of school district homes hit hard

China’s technology hub of Shenzhen saw second-hand home transactions tumble by more than 80 per cent in August…

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China’s heavy truck, excavator sales plunged in August, rebounds expected in coming months as local government bond sales pick up

China’s heavy truck and excavator sales plunged in August on year after robust growth in the first half…

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China’s services sector shrank in August for first time since April 2020 amid Covid-19 resurgence – private survey

China’s services sector activities slipped into sharp contraction in August due to a series of Covid-19 flareups, a…

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Several large banks’ real estate bad loan ratio increase in first half, most banks saw share of real estate lending drop amid tighter scrutiny

Several large Chinese commercial banks saw bank loan ratio for their real estate-related lending increased in the first…

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China’s manufacturing activities slip into contraction in August for first time since May 2020

China’s manufacturing activity slipped into contraction in August for the first time in since May 2020, as COVID-19…