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Calum MacLeod 10:38am China's richest man celebrated his 50th birthday last week in the United States and expects his company will last twice as long, plus two years.
China's money market rates fell on Thursday, with improving liquidity seen in the financial system after reports the central bank was injecting $US81 billion into the country's top banks to shore up the economy.
JARED LYNCH Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce's mission to China is starting to pay off, with a NSW beef company striking a deal to fly fresh meat into Shanghai.
PHILIP WEN As China's hunger for Australia's resources fades, dealmakers bet on its growing appetite for our food. Mining billionaires Andrew Forrest and Gina Rinehart are among those seeking to tap the new China boom.
ROSE POWELL Chinese banking stocks and copper jumped on reports the central bank has injected cash into the country's biggest lenders in a move to bolster the economy and calm investor fears that growth is slowing more than expected.
China is providing 500 billion yuan ($89.5 billion) of liquidity to its five biggest banks as Premier Li Keqiang steps up stimulus to support economic growth, Sina.com reported on Tuesday.
BRIAN ROBINS A large portion of Australia's coal exports to China could be at risk from a Chinese government decision to block imports of lower-quality "dirty" coal from 2015.
China has banned the sale and import of coal with high ash or sulfur content in a move to promote cleaner coal and improve the nation's air quality.
PHILIP WEN Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has arrived in China with a clear message aimed at alleviating anxiety over the threat posed by Australian agricultural imports to farmers on the mainland.
ROSE POWELL Most Australians will not have direct access to Alibaba shares when it floats next week, but some are turning to risky ways to get in on the action.
China's national carbon market is likely to regulate 3-4 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2020 and be worth up to 400 billion yuan ($72 billion), a government official said on Thursday, which would make it twice as big as the EU market, currently the world's biggest.
ROSE POWELL China's economy is slowing down, with imbalances starting to look similar to those that sparked long-term stagnation in Japan, Merrill Lynch analysts warn.
PATRICK COMMINS Chinese mainland shares have hit 18-month highs ahead of a historic linking of the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges next month.
Stephen Cauchi South-east Asian nations should be considered as important to Australia as China, a senior ANZ banker told a lunchtime meeting of leading business figures today.
ROSE POWELL Economists are increasingly concerned the Chinese property slump will wreak economic havoc globally.
ROSE POWELL At first glance, one of the most gruesome scenes in Breaking Bad may have little in common with the Chinese economy, but according to Westpac it's a fitting analogy for how the downturn in the country's housing market could pan out.
Jonathan Shapiro China’s financial system is “almost certain” to face a full blown banking crisis according to a senior international economist.
Chinese manufacturing activity growth slowed in August, losing momentum for the first time in six months after having hit its highest level in more than two years.
China plans to roll out its national market for carbon permit trading in 2016, an official said Sunday, adding that the government is close to finalising rules for what will be the world's biggest emissions trading scheme.
ROSE POWELL Property prices are down, the markets are edgy but this Australian investment fund is confident Chinese shares will deliver tidy returns.
Jack Ma is China's richest person. The 49-year-old founder and chairman of Alibaba Group has a net worth of $US21.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Bloomberg News China is considering providing as much as 100 billion yuan ($16.25 billion) in government funding to build electric-vehicle charging facilities and spur demand for clean cars, according to two people familiar with the matter.
JARED LYNCH Most Australian businesses are clueless about free-trade agreements despite many eagerly anticipating such a deal with China.
As China lays down plans for a national carbon trading scheme, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases risks repeating mistakes made in carbon trading in Europe by flooding its pilot markets with free permits.
China's plunge in credit expansion last month and unexpected slowdown in investment spending flashed warnings on growth that investors and economists bet will spur policy makers to expand stimulus.
BRIAN ROBINS The downturn in the coal mining sector may have further to run, with no upturn expected anytime soon as investment bank Citi has warned of a further decline in capital spending which will pressure the near term prospects for a range of heavy engineering and mine servicing operators.
Jessica Sier An official Chinese manufacturing gauge rose, bolstering the government’s chances of meeting its 2014 economic growth target of about 7.5 per cent and continuing a recent run of positive data out of the world’s second largest economy.
The Australian dollar hit a three-week high on Thursday after a closely watched survey showed activity in China's factory sector in July expanded at its fastest pace in 18 months.
China's economic growth accelerated for the first time in three quarters after the government expedited spending and gave banks more room to lend to counter a property slump.
Mark Mulligan The fall in China’s factory-gate prices decelerated to its slowest pace in more than two years in June, easing fears of deflationary pressures in the world’s second-largest economy.