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It can be cause only for celebration that the world’s largest developing economies are holding regularly meetings and establishing common initiatives. Nonetheless, it is disappointing that Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa have chosen to focus on infrastructure finance as their first major area of collaboration.

While parents may be prepared to make compromises when moving overseas, the wellbeing of their children is paramount, writes Michael Skapinker

For 250 years, technological innovation has driven economic development. But the economics of innovation are very different for those at the frontier and followers who are striving to catch up.

Exports increased 10% in March from same month a year earlier, while imports surged 14.1%, but most analysts say there is a problem with the data

CHINA reported its first monthly trade deficit in more than one year in March, with imports rebounding strongly after the Chinese New Year.

NEW Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced yesterday that multiple-entry visitor visas for Chinese tourists will be extended from 12 months to 24 months from next month.

SHANGHAI will start a pilot carbon-trading program before the end of June as part of efforts to reduce the intensity of energy use and emissions.

SHANGHAI stocks dropped this morning after data showed China's export growth in March was slower than expected. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.31 percent to 2,218.76 points. Turnover was 39 billion yuan (US$6.3 billion) by midday.

OIL rose above US$94 a barrel as the US government raised its forecast for the price of oil this year.

MATERIALS and energy companies led the stock market higher yesterday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to its second all-time high in a week.

Nokia has closed its largest store in mainland China, a flagship retail outlet in Shanghai's busy shopping zone on Nanjing East Road. Nokia also confirmed the news and said they will reduce self-owned stores in the future and enhance e-commerce, operat…

Agency cuts currency rating to A+, citing underlying structural weaknesses in the economy, amid concerns it could need a bailout

Nokia has shut its flagship store in Shanghai's Nanjing East Road, which is the company's largest store in mainland China. Nokia also confirmed the news and said they will reduce self-owned stores in the future and enhance e-commerce, operator, and dis…

Microsoft has launched the Chinese version and professional version of its Surface tablet in China. The Chinese version is available in 64G and 128G versions, which are sold at CNY6,588 and CNY7,388, respectively. The professional version is sold at CN…

A container ship is seen at the Port of Hamburg. German exports fell by 1.5 percent in February compared with the previous month, adding to mixed signals about Europe's biggest economy. The decline reported yesterday by the Federal Statistical Office c…

INFLATION slowed to 2.1 percent in March, down from February's 10-month high of 3.2 percent, largely due to lower food prices after the Chinese New Year, the National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday.

ONE of China's largest auto parts makers said it plans a US$200 million factory to build a radical new engine developed by a suburban Detroit startup.

SHANGHAI stocks yesterday gained the most in three weeks after falling for four straight days as concerns about monetary tightening eased after China's inflation slowed in March.