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Where did the Chinese travelers go in 2018?

Mobile apps and social media became important sales channels in the travel market in 2018. More women made overseas trips than men last year.

Shanghai's achievements & goals

Shine graphic designers tell you details about how the Shanghai government completed its job in 2018 and the tasks for this year.

City saw steady growth in 2018, but autos weigh

Shanghai's GDP growth dropped to 6.6 percent in 2018 from 6.9 percent in 2017, still well within analysts' forecasts as the country's economy slows.

How much trash do Shanghai residents produce everyday?

With 24 million people, the city needs to treat 22,000 tons of household waste everyday. Booming package and food delivery business only increases the burden.

Fast statistics: expats in Shanghai

Since Shanghai adopted the policy of reform and opening-up 40 years ago, it has continued to be one of the most attractive cities for foreigners in China. Statistics tell us why.

Leisure travel takes off

Chinese travelers are no longer interested in simply shopping overseas. The in-thing now is leisure travel, according to Chinese International Travel Monitor 2017. 

Never dated and don't want to get married

More than 57 percent of single respondents in Shanghai say they have never dated, and 13 percent want to keep their single status forever, a survey reveals.

'Real' books gain popularity over digital alternative

Resurgent book reading is getting more attractive to readers, according to the city's annual reading report released on Thursday.

Shanghai's report card of the first six months in 2017

The Shanghai Statistics Bureau last week published a comprehensive report detailing the economic and social trends in the first half of 2017. 

China's GDP up 6.9% in Q2

China releases its key economic data today.