1 Nov 2012
Chinese orders rise but contraction continues
China's manufacturing industry enjoyed a sharp improvement in trading conditions during October 2012, the HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index shows.
26 Oct 2012
Week in China: Light diet required
Could half of the world's solar power manufacturing capacity be shut down by powerful market competition?
24 Oct 2012
China's year of contraction
The HSBC Flash Purchasing Managers’ Index for October 2012 shows that China’s manufacturing industry has been shrinking since November 2011.
19 Oct 2012
Week in China: Computing power
Lenovo has surpassed long-time leader Hewlett-Packard to become the world’s top computer seller.
18 Oct 2012
Evolving opportunities in the Middle East
With its natural resources, demography, geography and business environment, growth in the Middle East and North African region is on the horizon.
12 Oct 2012
Week in China: Ready for the RMB?
A look at Chinese renminbi as a currency for trade and the road ahead for RMB internationalisation.
10 Oct 2012
Emerging markets hit by sluggish global trade
Growth in emerging markets slow as sluggish global trade cycle and week demand hit the manufacturing and service industries.
5 Oct 2012
Week in China: Chasing Manhattan
Chinese companies, among them Beijing’s largest property developer, are reported to be buying Manhattan real estate.
2 Oct 2012
Week in China: China's Tycoons
China’s Tycoons introduces China’s 100 top business leaders and the stories behind their success.
29 Sep 2012
Chinese export orders shrink at fastest rate since 2009
New export orders in China in September suffered the sharpest drop in 42 months, with the HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index™ recording a reading of 47.9.