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China’s imports fell at their slowest pace in more than 18 months in May, according to official data, fueling optimism that domestic demand in the country, while still flagging, is on its way to recovery.
China is easing US access to domestic stocks and bonds and has pledged to curb the flood of its steel on the global market in a two-day dialogue between the two countries – but they didn’t agree on everything.
European companies operating in China face a raft of tough challenges amid the ongoing slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. Still, if allowed, most of them would like to expand their presence in the country.
With football fever growing in China, another investor from the country is shooting for the sport’s foreign market. Electronics giant Suning has purchased a majority stake in storied Italian football club Inter Milan.
Microsoft has confirmed it has sold hundreds of tech patents to Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, just weeks after selling its phone business, bought from Nokia in 2014. The deal is viewed as beneficial for both sides.
The People’s Bank of China has set the country’s currency to its lowest level since February 2011, following remarks by the US central bank chief that an interest rate hike may be imminent in the coming months.
Egypt is now the world’s second worst jailer of journalists – surpassed only by China. The situation is especially bad for women, who are at risk of physical and/or sexual assault in the staunchly patriarchal society.
China’s National Development and Reform Commission has announced hundreds of billions of dollars will be invested in modernizing the country’s infrastructure. Inner-city connections will take priority.
Weak global growth and a slowdown in demand from China have forced African economies to diversify and strengthen regional ties, says IHS Africa analyst Natznet Tesfay in an interview with DW’s Manuela Kasper-Claridge.
With a simply trick, the Asian Development Bank will greatly increase its financial fire power. Is there a catch? Is the move a reaction to competition by China’s new development bank, asks Andreas Becker in Frankfurt.
Journalists were subjected to continued violations in 2016, as governments attempt to curtail criticism
All the shows will be held between 19 and 25 April. India was chosen to be the honorary guest at the festival
Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan’s biggest trading house, has warned that it will post its first ever annual loss since its founding in 1954. The group said slower growth in China meant a dip into the red was “inevitable.”
FIFA announced a new sponsorship deal with China’s Wanda Group, in a win for the newly elected president of world football’s governing body. The 14-year deal will give the Chinese top sponsorship rights.
A global survey on the most important responsibilities of companies shows that offering decent jobs is the top priority for many. Quality products and environmental protection follow close behind, the study reveals.
Little known insurer Chinese Anbang is on a major shopping spree in the US hotel sector – going toe-to-toe with big players like Marriott. This time it has its sights on Starwood, owner of brands including Sheraton.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is counting on structural reforms over economic reforms to keep the world’s second largest economy on track, despite low growth forecasts, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
Major League Soccer (MLS) was founded in 1993 as part of the US’ successful bid to host the 1994 FIFA World Cup which boosted the popularity of soccer
Steel workers and managers protested the import of Chinese ‘dumping’ products at a rally in Brussels. They urged the EU not to exacerbate the situation by granting China market economy status.
President Xi Jinping went from Riyadh to Iran this month to become the first foreign leader to do so following the lifting of international sanctions against the Islamic republic. Saudi leaders could not have been pleased. China and Saudi Arabia (and Egypt) signed $55bn worth of cooperation agreements during Xi’s visit, including a nuclear cooperation …
Jinping invited Al-Sisi to participate in the G20 summit in September
The Ministry of Investment and Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology sign MOUs with Chinese government and companies
China lends Egypt $1.8bn, $800m of which is for NBE and Banque Misr
Chinese President Xi Jingping has effectively acknowledged that, increasingly, China will be unable to remain aloof to multiple crises in the Middle East in his decision to visit the region – at a time that two of its major powers, Saudi Arabia and Iran, are at loggerheads. It was only last year that Xi dropped …
In a meeting with several ministers, President Al-Sisi highlighted the importance of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Cairo
Projects aim to build infrastructural capacity in energy, transportation, urban development, rural development, and logistics services
Cairo prepares 16 projects, MoUs to be signed with China in the fields of electricity, transportation, construction, agriculture, industry, education
Asian markets mostly fell at the end of the trading session on Tuesday. China’s benchmark has stabilized a day after plunging nearly 7 percent.
Chinese authorities’ action is a strong insult: Dar El-Eftaa press release
Cabinet investigates Beijing’s potential contribution to New Administration Capital, Suez Canal, according to cabinet spokesperson