Feng Jianmin

Business Reporter

Services providers, business events and forums to feature at East China Fair

China's biggest regional trade show expects to draw 450 foreign exhibitors from 18 countries and regions.

Costa Rica seeks to strengthen links with China

Costa Rica aims to strengthen e-commerce links with China and participate in the Belt and Road Initiative to enhance trade and investment, the country's trade minister said.

Services activity expands at quickest rate in years

Firmer client demand gave a boost to China's services activity which expanded in January at the quickest pace since May 2012, a private report showed today.

Shanghai eases way for new firms to start operation

Time and paperwork cut for new domestic and foreign companies as tax authorities bid to create favorable business and innovative environment.

Manufacturing at slowest growth pace in 8 months

China's manufacturing activity expanded in January at the slowest pace since last May while services activity grew at the fastest in four months.

Housing and reform are economic priorities

Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong highlighted deepening free trade zone reform and encouraging rental of homes as government priorities.

Internet and e-commerce sector tops as largest employers

The job market is set to remain active this year amid China's rosy outlook for economic recovery and exports, 51job.com says in report.

Industrial profits rise at fastest pace in 6 years

Profits at China's major industrial companies rose in 2017 at the fastest pace in six years as supply-side structural reforms deepened, the National Bureau of Statistics said.

China's trade and investment in Belt and Road countries jump nearly 18% in 2017

Chinese companies deepen economic links with Belt and Road countries after authorities tighten scrutiny over outbound investment.

Priorities on how the money will be spent

Shanghai will prioritize improving business environment, supporting reforms and innovation, and serving public welfare in this year's fiscal policy, the city's finance bureau said.