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Canada, China aim to strike free-trade deal

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Canada and China have agreed to begin talks for a possible free-trade accord with an aim of doubling bilateral commerce by 2025, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau [...]
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Beware the Chinese Property Companies That Look Like Shadow Banks

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The lines between China’s financial sector and property market are getting blurrier still. While the degree to which China’s banking system is exposed to its [...]
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China Said to Allow Default Swap Trade in 1st as Bad Debts Rise

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank has approved trading of credit-default swaps by financial institutions in the nation’s interbank market, as it seeks to help investors tackle [...]
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Chinese Shipper Seeking Revamp Said to Ask Banks to Join Loan

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A Chinese container shipping firm has asked banks to join a loan backing its proposed acquisition of a US computer distributor as it tries to transform itself into a general [...]
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Following the Cement Trail: Citi Take on China Steel Reform

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s plans to unite its biggest steel mills could reverse years of industry fragmentation, tracking consolidation in other sectors including cement and coal as the [...]
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China Space Station ‘Out of Control,’ on Crash Course to Earth

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Ecowatch | 6:00 AM

After months of speculation, China has finally confirmed their first space station is heading for Earth and officials don’t know where it is going to land. In a press [...]
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China Will Save Wine From Climate Change by Blasting It Into Space

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Grub Street | 6:00 AM

Always thinking practically, China believes it’s solved the problem of a warming planet that’s eventually destroying all of the world’s wine. The plan [...]
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China Steadies Economy With Risk-Laden Tactics

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Beijing pumps up spending and lending to reverse downward trend, but the move boosts imbalances China’s economy is showing signs of stability, a welcome break for both [...]
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China’s Capital Outflows Via M&A Are a Big Concern, Regulator Says

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

A former Treasury official also raises questions about disguised capital outflows, through tourism. China’s forex regulator acknowledged that it has found Chinese firms [...]
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No bull: China to resume buying American beef after 13-year absence

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

American beef producers are expected get access to China for the first time in 13 years, raising the possibility that the US could recapture lost market share in one of the [...]
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JPMorgan May Face New Scrutiny in China Hiring Case

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

For the last three years, JPMorgan Chase’s hiring practices in China were at the centre of a federal bribery investigation. Now, just as the bank is preparing to settle [...]
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Hyundai to debut Genesis premium brand in China in two-three years: executive

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor will launch its standalone premium auto brand Genesis in China within two to three years, betting on a luxury lane to profit as competition [...]
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China probes sugar imports ahead of sell-off from reserves

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Developments could set precedent for the more strategically important grains markets China’s commerce ministry has announced an investigation into sugar imports over [...]
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The Chinese space lab is about to crash and burn – and that’s OK with China

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

The rumours started this summer: China had lost control of its first space lab, which would hurtle to Earth in a fiery ball of destruction. Chinese officials fed that [...]
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China’s Wanda Group accused of funneling foreign money into Beverly Hills ballot measure

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

A labour union representing hotel workers filed a complaint Thursday calling on state and federal election officials to investigate the potential illegal use of foreign money [...]
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