Gabriel Crossley

China's manufacturing recovery masks strains on smaller factories, export uncertainty

02 Dec 2020

BEIJING Chinese industrial activity has snapped back to pre-coronavirus growth levels, with factory surveys hitting multi-year highs in November, but the headline expansion masks struggles for smaller firms and looming pressures for exporters.

China's factory output beats forecasts as Asia shakes off COVID slump

16 Nov 2020

BEIJING China's factory output rose faster-than-expected in October and retail sales sped up, as the recovery in the world's second-largest economy from its COVID-19 slump gathered momentum. | Video

China, Nepal deny Nepali opposition's landgrab accusations

03 Nov 2020

KATHMANDU/BEIJING China and Nepal denied on Tuesday the accusations of Nepali opposition lawmakers who said Beijing had seized territory along the Himalayan border between the two nations.

Vatican to push for religious freedom as China deal extended

22 Oct 2020

VATICAN CITY/BEIJING The Vatican and China on Thursday renewed an agreement on the appointment of bishops in China and the Vatican promised to push the communist government to allow more freedom of religion.

China threatens retaliation over new U.S. arms sales to Taiwan

22 Oct 2020

BEIJING/TAIPEI China threatened on Thursday to retaliate against the latest U.S. arms sale to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, as the island welcomed the weapons package but said it was not looking to get into an arms race with Beijing. | Video

Analysis: China and U.S. economies diverge over coronavirus response

22 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The United States and China dealt with the spread of the devastating coronavirus pandemic in vastly different ways, and that split is reshaping the global battle between the world's two leading economies.

China's economic recovery quickens as consumption returns

19 Oct 2020

BEIJING China's economic recovery accelerated in the third quarter as consumers shook off their coronavirus caution, although the weaker-than-expected headline growth suggested persistent risks for one of the few drivers of global demand. | Video

China bleibt in Wachstumsspur - Wirtschaft resistenter als Wettbewerber

19 Oct 2020

- von Gabriel Crossley und Reinhard Becker und Christian Kraemer

Philippines sees South China Sea energy projects unhampered despite dispute

16 Oct 2020

MANILA/BEIJING The Philippines energy secretary said on Friday the government's decision to lift a six-year-old moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea was a unilateral move, as China said it hoped the nations could work together on projects.

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