20 Sep 2012
September struggles for China's manufacturers
China’s manufacturing industry continues to record weak performance, with the HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index™ for September 2012 coming in at 47.8.
3 Sep 2012
Chinese exporters buffeted while India stays calm
Chinese manufacturers are facing increasing difficulties due to sluggish economic growth, while their Indian counterparts remain relatively calm.
31 Aug 2012
Week in China: Not working
China is seeing increasing lay-offs as the economy further slows and businesses reconsider the increasing labour costs.
30 Jul 2012
Message from HSBC Group Chief Executive
HSBC Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver says that the 2012 half year results show that the bank has seen substantial progress in key areas.
27 Jul 2012
Week in China: You got pandas, we got oil
Commercial ties between China and Canada have been deepening, with Chinese bids for Canadian companies showing an increase.
13 Jul 2012
Week in China: Money from thin air
With China Mobile and UnionPay joining forces to develop mobile payment services, Chinese consumers can soon use mobile phones to make payments.
11 Jul 2012
Growth slowing in emerging markets
The second quarter figures of the HSBC Emerging Markets Index (EMI) are a reflection of the ongoing uncertainty in the eurozone.
6 Jul 2012
Week in China: Not putting a foot wrong
Belle, the producer and retailer of the most popular shoe brands in China, builds up its online presence.
2 Jul 2012
June PMIs show China slowdown continues, India pushes on
HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index for June shows that China's economic slowdown is continuing while India posts steady growth.
29 Jun 2012
Week in China: Best friends forever
Brazil and China hope that consumer demand in each other's markets will take up some of the slack caused by the weak outlook in the USA and the eurozone.