Asia Pacific Economy
3 Reports Say Global Economy Isn't Going Gangbusters
May 10 2013 5:24 AM
Analyses indicate the recovery is actually faltering, based on multiple economic and market variables.
Veggies Push China Inflation Higher In April
May 09 2013 8:50 AM
Beijing says overall inflation increased by 2.4 percent in April. Excluding food? Only 1.6 percent.
Why China's Surge In Exports Raises Doubts
May 08 2013 7:40 AM
Sweet export volume numbers out of China do not jive with other data.
Escape From China: One-Fifth Of Affluent Chinese Plan To Emigrate
May 07 2013 2:48 PM
China is now experiencing its third wave of mass emigration, and this time it's not the poor who are leaving.
- India's April Services PMI Logs Slowest Growth In 18 Months
May 06 2013 4:30 AM
India's services sector recorded its slowest growth in 18 months following lower overseas demand for new services.
Bollywood At 100: How Big Is India’s Mammoth Film Industry?
May 03 2013 1:54 PM
With 1,000 films produced annually (about double Hollywood’s output), Bollywood is the world’s most prolific cinema factory.
- India's Central Bank Cuts Key Lending Rates In Annual Policy Review
May 03 2013 4:31 AM
The Reserve Bank of India on Friday cut its repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.25 percent and kept the CRR unchanged.
No More Public Funds For Designer Bags In China
May 01 2013 1:21 PM
China has announced a plan to discourage overspending - something that may hurt luxury goods sales.
GM Hopes Potentially Offensive Ad Doesn't Drive Away China
May 01 2013 1:03 PM
Could a controversial advertisement for a Chevrolet vehicle put General Motors' Chinese expansion plans in jeopardy?
- China's Manufacturing Hit By Falling Exports In April
May 01 2013 7:15 AM
China's manufacturers found less demand for their products last month so factories were less busy. Not a good sign.
Beijing's Nearly Uninhabitable, But Because Of Prices, Not Smog
April 30 2013 5:59 AM
The average cost of rent in Beijing is now so high that many are on the verge of not being able to afford to live there.
China's Top Salaries Still Too High For Critics
April 29 2013 12:28 PM
China's top-ranking businesspeople and officials are paid a fraction of their American counterparts, but that doesn't mean they're poor.