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China's factory index highest since 2017 on the back of strong demand

An official gauge of activity in China’s manufacturing sector rose faster that expected in November, suggesting the economy’s recovery is gathering pace toward the end of the year.

China's economic position - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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China's economic position

While much of the world remains locked in a struggle with Covid-19, China has emerged into a post-Covid world. The post-Covid world is not the same as the one before the pandemic.

The opportunities in China's new economy - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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The opportunities in China's new economy

The suspension of the Ant Group’s IPO, which would have been the world’s largest, has pivoted investors’ attention to China’s new economy.

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Quoteworthy: "It’s a joke on the Chinese stock exchange" –— a 37-year-old secretary who wanted to be known only as Olivia, told Reuters.

Upswing in ASPs unlocks value in Jiutian Chemical amid Chinese economic rally - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Upswing in ASPs unlocks value in Jiutian Chemical amid Chinese economic rally

As China continues its rapid recovery from Covid-19 lockdowns, strong demand for dimethylformamide (DMF) is likely to benefit SGX-listed Chinese chemical firm Jiutian Chemical. 

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Limbering up for China's yuan flexibility

It does not take advanced technical analysis to see the weakness of the US dollar.

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China needs a raft of reforms to make new economic strategy work: government advisers

China will need a plethora of reforms if it is to make a new economic strategy that relies mainly on domestic consumption work, advisers to the Chinese cabinet said on Tuesday.

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China's services sector sustains recovery as hiring picks up: Caixin PMI

The recovery in China’s service sector activity extended into a fourth straight month in August, an industry survey showed on Thursday, with companies hiring more people for the first time since Ja

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Xi doubles down on domestic focus as US relations fray

China’s top leaders next month will lay out their economic strategy for the next five years that will include a new ambition to ramp up domestic consumption and make more critical technology at hom

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Chinese shoppers splash on luxury goods, but still won't eat out

Chinese consumers are back to binging on luxury handbags, cosmetics and cars. But this shopping enthusiasm is not extending to mass consumption in sporting goods, beer and restaurants.