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LONDON Oil prices fell on Friday and were set for a weekly loss as investors sought to book profits, despite tensions in the Middle East that have slashed supplies of crude.
SEOUL South Korea's Ssangyong Motor Co Ltd on Friday said it is reconsidering establishing a joint venture in China due to diplomatic tension between Seoul and Beijing over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system.
SEOUL South Korea's Ssangyong Motor Co Ltd on Friday said it is reconsidering establishing a joint venture in China due to diplomatic tension between Seoul and Beijing over the deployment of a U.S. missile defence system.
BRUSSELS The European Commission on Friday launched an investigation into the import of electronic bikes (e-bikes) from China after European producers complained that they are being sold at excessively low prices with the help of unfair subsidies.
BEIJING China's outstanding household consumer loans surged nearly 30 percent by end September from a year earlier, data showed on Friday, a day after its central bank governor issued a strong warning about the risks of rapidly rising debt.
* Analysts suspect consumer loans illegally flowing into property
BEIJING, Oct 20 China's commerce ministry said it will defend Chinese companies' interests amid an EU investigation into Chinese electric bicycles (e-bikes), and urged the European Union to respect World Trade Organization rules.
SHANGHAI, Oct 20 China Southern Airlines has signed a deal to buy 38 aircraft from U.S. planemaker Boeing Co with a combined price tag of $5.65 billion, the Chinese carrier said on Friday.
BEIJING China has summoned a British official in Beijing and lodged "stern representations" about recent comments from London expressing concern about a British rights activist being denied entry to Hong Kong, it said on Friday.