- News AM August 11
July Industrial Output Up 10.8%; Retail Sales Up, Consumer Prices Down; China July Port Cargo Throughput Up 20%; China Re-examines Organ Transplants
- Baosteel Hikes September Prices
Major steelmakers began increasing prices late in the first half in response to a pickup in demand driven by the auto and property sectors.
- News PM August 10
Poly July Housing Sales Area, Value Down; Evergrande Revives HK Listing Plan; Banking Regulator: Credit Risk Down; Clean Water Restored in Inner Mongolia
- Water Prices Rising across China
Under growing pressure to conserve water and reform price controls, China's cities are introducing dramatic price hikes for water supplies and water treatment services.
- News AM August 10
Airport Head Executed for Graft; Typhoon Morakot Devastates Taiwan; Brilliance Auto Sees H1 Loss; AIA Executives Visit Mainland Investors for IPO
- Gome Ex-Chairman's Assets Frozen
Huang and his wife Du Juan allegedly organized a share repurchase by Gome so he could use the proceeds to repay a HK$2.4 billion personal loan.
- Hua Xia Bank H1 Net Profit Down 13.6%
Return on assets, an indicator of profitability, declined 0.25 percentage point to 0.21 percent at the end of the first half, Beijing-based Hua Xia Bank said.
- News PM August 7
CAS Plans to Sell Stake in Lenovo; Rising Power Production Costs Warned; China UnionPay to Launch Services in Taiwan
- Rising Imports May Force Gas Price Reform
Pressure to implement a more market-based system will increase by the end of the year when a new pipeline linking central Asian countries to gas terminals in China becomes operational.
- News AM August 7
China Exim Bank to Get Capital Injection; Tsingtao Brewery H1 Net Profit Up 68%; Prison Guards Get Day in Court; China to Evaluate Joint Educational Programs