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BEIJING | Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that Chinese anti-monopoly regulators are looking at its Lexus luxury unit in a spreading investigation of foreign automakers.
BEIJING | The iPhone's magic as China's must-have smartphone is eroding.
BEIJING | The force behind China's biggest takeover of an American company is a 71-year-old meat-packing entrepreneur dubbed "China's Chief Butcher" by the press who built an empire on his country's voracious appetite for pork.
BEIJING | After China reported quarterly economic growth of 7.7 percent this week — far above anemic U.S. and European performance — global markets reacted by falling, wiping billions of dollars off stock prices.
BEIJING | China showed its growing assertiveness Monday as it launched high-level talks with Washington, saying it will carry out currency reform at its own pace and calling for an end to U.S. curbs on high-tech exports.
BEIJING | China moved to curtail bank lending Friday for the second time in a month in the latest effort to cool down its supercharged economy.
BEIJING | Google's accusation that its e-mail accounts were hacked from China landed like a bombshell because it cast light on a problem that few companies will discuss: the pervasive threat from China-based cyberattacks.
BEIJING | Google's threat to pull out of China over censorship is a rare display of defiance in a system where foreign companies have long accepted intrusive controls to gain access to a huge and growing market.
BEIJING | China took new steps Tuesday to control bank lending, ordering institutions to set aside more reserves in a move to avert a surge in credit that Beijing worries might fuel inflation or asset price bubbles.
BEIJING | Chinese leaders pledged Friday to stick to stimulus spending and easy credit to support growth next year, making clear their unease about the stability of China's nascent recovery from the global crisis.
BEIJING | China criticized Washington for imposing anti-dumping duties on Chinese-made steel pipes and launched a probe Friday of imported U.S. autos, adding to trade tensions two weeks before President Barack Obama visits Beijing.
BEIJING | As Beijing launched a case Monday against new U.S. tariffs on Chinese tires, President Barack Obama defended the duties, saying trading agreements must be enforced in order for trading systems to work.
BEIJING | Two Chinese steel companies combined Monday to form the world's fifth-largest producer, the latest in a series of government-orchestrated deals aimed at creating globally competitive suppliers amid booming demand.
BEIJING | China's fast-growing economy slowed slightly in the third quarter in a sign that tightening measures were taking effect, the government said Thursday, and economists said the peak of the latest boom may have passed.
BEIJING | China's inflation surged to an 11-year high in August and the trade surplus grew, the government reported Tuesday, adding to pressure on Beijing to ease currency controls and raise interest rates to cool its sizzling economy.
BEIJING | China's problems with lead in consumer products go far beyond tainted toys.
BEIJING | Just last month, China announced plans to buy $4.3 billion of U.S. technology as a way to show how serious it is about reducing the ballooning trade gap with the U.S.
BEIJING | China's loss appears to be other Asian stock markets' gain.
BEIJING | Chinese stocks plunged Wednesday after the government raised a tax on share trades, trying to cool a market boom amid growing concerns about a possible bubble.
BEIJING | It's a sign of the times when China's plans to buy a few billion dollars worth of U.S. goods gets announced with the fanfare normally reserved for much larger deals.
BEIJING | China told banks Thursday to increase their reserves for the third time this year, cutting the amount of money available for lending in a new effort to cool an investment boom that Beijing worries could lead to a financial crisis.
BEIJING | China's government said Monday it is trying to shrink its swollen trade surplus but reported that its monthly gap soared to the second-highest level on record in February amid threats of possible U.S. sanctions.
BEIJING | China will soon create one of the world's largest investment funds, with ramifications for global stock, bond and commodities markets and for how the U.S. finances its trade deficits.
BEIJING | China announced curbs Tuesday on surging investment in its auto industry, extending controls already imposed in other fields in an effort to cool off an economic boom that Beijing worries could ignite a financial crisis.
BEIJING | U.S. and Chinese officials pledged Friday to work on reducing China's swollen trade surplus, but ended two days of closely watched talks with little progress on currency and other disputes that are straining ties.
An American film industry official said Thursday that China should lift barriers that block most movie imports, warning that they are fueling its thriving market for pirated titles and hurting Chinese studios.
MTV and search engine Baidu.com on Tuesday unveiled a venture to distribute music videos via the Internet in China, boosting the music video channel's exposure in a market where regulation has limited its presence.
BEIJING | China's prime minister called for urgent steps to prevent economic overheating, state media said Thursday as the government forecast more double-digit growth in the next quarter, adding to pressure for new measures to avert a financial crisis.
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