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What does space mission mean for China?updated: Fri Jun 29 2012 01:51:00

CNN's Stan Grant explains what the completion of this ambitious mission means for the future of China's space program.

China to create special currency test zoneupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 01:51:00

China plans to create a special zone to experiment with currency convertibility in Shenzhen, the city where it introduced key economic reforms three decades ago.

Growth worries rattle Asian marketsupdated: Mon Jun 04 2012 01:20:00

Asian shares tumbled, as investors dumped risky assets, rattled by growing concerns about the global economic recovery and the eurozone's future.

Indian growth slides to 9-year lowupdated: Thu May 31 2012 05:44:00

India's economic growth fell to a nine-year low in the first three months of 2012, a clear sign that the country's slowdown is deepening and affecting all sectors of the economy.

Inflation hit India's poorupdated: Thu May 31 2012 05:44:00

Mallika Kapur discusses why India's government is pushing for food price controls.

Indian GDP growth slides to 5.3%updated: Thu May 31 2012 04:30:00

Indian GDP growth slides to 5.3% a clear sign that the country's slowdown is deepening and affecting all sectors of the economy.

Iran accepts yuan for crude oilupdated: Mon May 07 2012 21:17:00

Iran is accepting renminbi for some of the crude oil it supplies to China, industry executives in Beijing and Kuwait and Dubai-based bankers said, partly as a consequence of US sanctions aimed at limiting Tehran's nuclear programme.

CNNMoney: China and the U.S.: It's complicatedupdated: Mon Apr 16 2012 13:08:00

Just like rivals in a bad romantic comedy who shockingly realize they have feelings for each other, China and the United States have a complicated relationship.

China relaxes currency pegupdated: Sun Apr 15 2012 20:56:00

China expanded the daily trading range that its currency can fluctuate against the US dollar on Saturday in an important step towards allowing the Rmb to eventually float freely.

China to let in more foreign investmentupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 22:39:00

China has almost tripled the amount of money foreign institutions can invest in its capital markets, in the latest move aimed at loosening strict capital controls and internationalizing the renminbi.

China hints at halt to yuan riseupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 22:01:00

Chinese central bank officials have suggested the renminbi is no longer significantly undervalued after six years of gradual appreciation, citing the country's large trade deficit in February.

India lifts ban on cotton exportsupdated: Sun Mar 11 2012 09:39:00

India will end a six-day ban on cotton exports that impacted global commerce, the country's trade minister said Sunday.

India bans cotton exportsupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 06:18:00

Sara Sidner reports on the Indian government's ban on cotton exports, fueling speculation about cotton shortages.

China protests at India cotton export banupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 06:18:00

China, the biggest consumer of cotton, has lodged a formal protest against India's ban on cotton exports amid signs that India is rethinking the ban that was implemented a few days ago.

CNNMoney: India bans cotton exportsupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 16:44:00

India banned all cotton exports on Monday, causing U.S. cotton futures to surge and igniting fears of another jump in prices for cotton goods.

CNNMoney: G20 chiefs: Europe needs a bigger financial firewallupdated: Mon Feb 27 2012 07:13:00

European leaders have taken "substantial" steps to contain the eurozone debt crisis, but they need to build a stronger financial firewall to ensure the safety of the global economy, top finance officials said Sunday.

CNNMoney: Appetite for dim sum bonds growingupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 13:52:00

Dim sum bonds may sound like something on a Chinese brunch menu, but they're actually one of the hottest investments to come out of the world's second-largest economy.

Biden, Xi discuss human rightsupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 05:42:00

U.S. VP Biden and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping discuss how they should approach differences in human rights.

Chinese media accentuates positives of Xi's tripupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 05:42:00

Chinese media on Wednesday played up the positives in Xi Jinping's visit to Washington, avoiding mention of U.S. criticism of human rights but broaching issues of trade and U.S. discontent with the strength of the Chinese currency.

Hong Kong, London to sign China yuan dealupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 02:08:00

George Osborne will sign a deal on Monday with Hong Kong aimed at helping turn the City into an offshore trading centre for the renminbi in what the chancellor sees as a vote of confidence in London.

Geithner meets with Chinese leaders with economy, Iran on agendaupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 03:57:00

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met Chinese leaders on Wednesday with discussions expected to focus on cooperation between the world's top two economies to bolster global growth as well as possible sanctions on Iranian oil exports.

China could play key role in EU rescueupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 22:22:00

China is very likely to contribute to the eurozone's bail-out fund but the scope of its involvement will depend on European leaders satisfying some key conditions, two senior advisers to the Chinese government have told the Financial Times.

CNNMoney: Romney talks tough on Chinaupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 11:49:00

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney had some harsh words for China in his 59-point jobs plan Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Treasury delays currency reportupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 17:35:00

The Treasury Department announced Friday it was delaying the release of a report on exchange rates that often contains subtle criticism of China's currency policies.

CNNMoney: Food prices fuel inflation in Chinaupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 23:01:00

Prices in China continued to rise at a steady pace in September, a sign that the world's largest nation still faces significant inflation pressures even amid signs of a slowing global economy.

CNNMoney: China-U.S. trade wars: What's at stakeupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 09:26:00

China and the United States are the world's two largest economies and arguably each other's most important trading partners.

China signals weaker currency after U.S. Senate voteupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 03:14:00

For the second consecutive day after a U.S. Senate vote aimed at penalizing China for undervaluing its currency, Beijing lowered the range at which the yuan could trade against the dollar.

Vladimir Putin visits Chinaupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 03:14:00

CNN's Eunice Yoon discusses China's currency bill and Russian PM Vladimir Putin's visit to China.

CNNMoney: G20 finance chiefs to discuss Europe's 'comprehensive plan'updated: Wed Oct 12 2011 15:59:00

Finance ministers from the world's leading economies will focus on ways to strengthen the faltering global recovery at a meeting later this week, according to a senior U.S. Treasury official.

CNNMoney: Chinese officials blast Senate currency billupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 07:26:00

In a rare showing of bipartisanship, the Senate passed a bill on Tuesday targeting China's undervalued currency -- and angering Chinese officials who have warned of a "trade war."

CNNMoney: China sees trade war if U.S. passes currency billupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 07:43:00

A bill that will penalize China for allegedly manipulating its currency to gain a trade advantage is headed for a vote in the U.S. Senate Tuesday, adding pressure on China to appreciate the yuan.

Reid to China: 'Play fair with America'updated: Tue Oct 11 2011 06:03:00

Rep. John Boehner and Sen. Harry Reid discuss their views on legislation aimed against China.

China warns of trade war ahead of U.S. currency voteupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 06:03:00

A bill that will penalize China for allegedly manipulating its currency to gain a trade advantage is headed for a vote in the U.S. Senate Tuesday, adding pressure on China to appreciate the yuan.

CNNMoney: Senate targets China's currencyupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 11:54:00

The Senate is expected to pass a bill on Tuesday that targets China's undervalued currency -- long accused of hampering the U.S. economy by spurring global trade imbalances and economic hardship for U.S. manufacturers.

CNNMoney: China isn't the only currency 'manipulator'updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 13:24:00

A newsflash to the legislators in Washington who suddenly want to act tough against China for currency manipulation: Have you looked in the mirror lately?

CNNMoney: Senate passes bill targeting China's currencyupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 11:10:00

The Senate approved a bill on Thursday to target China's undervalued currency -- long accused of hampering the U.S. economy by spurring global trade imbalances and economic hardship for U.S. manufacturers.

CNNMoney: Senate takes aim at China's currencyupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 18:38:00

The Senate is taking a swipe at China's undervalued currency -- long accused of hampering the U.S. economy by spurring global trade imbalances and economic hardship for U.S. manufacturers.

Congress presses China on currencyupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 21:24:00

The US Congress is renewing a push to penalise China over its currency, potentially forcing the White House to choose between angering its Democratic base and upsetting its delicately balanced relations with Beijing.

CNNMoney: Can China save Europe?updated: Wed Sep 14 2011 13:29:00

In the late 1980s, developed nations helped bail out Latin America and other emerging markets.

CNNMoney: Japan unveils plan to reel in yen's riseupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 10:19:00

The Japanese government announced a plan aimed at weakening its currency, without directly intervening.

CNNMoney: Yen slumps 2% on Japan interventionupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 13:10:00

The yen sank more than 2% against the dollar Thursday -- its biggest drop in almost a year -- after the the Japanese government stepped in to curb the currency's recent rise for the third time in a year.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Investors on edge over economyupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 09:05:00

U.S. stocks were headed a retreat Thursday, after the latest reading on jobless claims showed a large number of Americans remain unemployed.

Cutting down the yenupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 07:20:00

The Japanese government is taking steps to devalue yen. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

CNNMoney: Safe havens? Gold, the yen and peanut butterupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 14:51:00

It's getting harder by the minute to find so-called safe havens in this turbulent market.

CNNMoney: IMF urges China to strengthen yuanupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 10:16:00

China's economy is growing rapidly, but the International Monetary Fund believes it could be doing so on stronger footing, if the government were to loosen its tight grip on its currency.

India raises interest rates to curb inflationupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 12:14:00

In an attempt to curb runaway inflation, India's central bank raised its benchmark interest rates for the tenth time in sixteen months on Thursday, despite a slowdown in economic growth.

Human rights, yuan focus of U.S., China talks next weekupdated: Fri May 06 2011 06:26:00

Top officials from the United States and China will meet next week in Washington with hopes of improving relations amid rising bilateral tensions on human rights and China's currency.

CNNMoney: Stocks tumble on job report worriesupdated: Thu May 05 2011 17:01:00

A sell-off on Wall Street accelerated late Thursday as oil prices plunged and investors braced for the government's monthly jobs report.

Will the 'Age of America' end in 2016?updated: Tue Apr 26 2011 09:00:00

Is the "Age of America" drawing to a close? According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), its demise as the leading economic power is five years away and the next president of the United States will preside over an economy that plays second fiddle to China's.

CNNMoney: China posts quarterly trade deficitupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 08:04:00

For the first time in seven years, China reported a quarterly trade deficit, as imports soared to an all-time high.

CNNMoney: Geithner softens stance on yuan slightlyupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 09:39:00

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner once again criticized China for keeping its currency artificially low. But he also extended an olive branch that could allow China's yuan to become even more influential in global trade.

CNNMoney: Yen stabilizes after hitting record highupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 16:49:00

The dollar strengthened against the Japanese yen Thursday ahead of a conference call of G-7 finance ministers that might be the first step toward intervention by Japanese authorities in currency markets.

Japanese yen hits record highupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 03:37:00

On top of the natural disaster is the strong yen, which hit record levels. CNN's Pauline Chiou reports.

Japan's in crisis: Why is the yen strong?updated: Thu Mar 17 2011 03:33:00

A spiraling crisis caused by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear drama has turned into a financial crisis for the world's third largest economy.

CNNMoney: In surprise, China reports trade gapupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 08:48:00

In an unexpected development, China on Thursday reported a $7.3 billion trade deficit in February as imports soared and exports rose only slightly.

CNNMoney: Coming soon to U.S. shores: Higher pricesupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 09:38:00

As inflation spreads across the developing world, household needs could soon be more expensive for American consumers too. Commodity prices -- from oil to steel to cotton -- are rising across the globe. While that's already being felt at U.S. gas stations, it'll soon be putting pressure on the prices Americans pay for food, appliances and clothing. Prices are rising far more rapidly in developing economies than in the United States. Retail prices in China rose nearly 5% over the past 12 months, much faster than in the United States, where consumer prices were up 1.6%.

CNNMoney: Chinese consumers squeezed by rising pricesupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 16:45:00

Inflation in China has been on a tear lately, and Chinese consumers are feeling the pinch of rising food, energy and housing prices.

CNNMoney: U.S. to press China on currencyupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 16:19:00

U.S. officials will continue to press China over the manipulation of its currency at this week's G-20 summit, a senior Treasury Department official said Tuesday.

Fortune: How to make money in Chinaupdated: Wed Feb 09 2011 11:10:00

What's the right way to play China? Perhaps no investor knows the answer to that question better than Richard Gao, who has run the $3 billion San Francisco-based Matthews China Fund since 1999.

CNNMoney: Geithner's subtle dig at Chinaupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 15:47:00

The push to get China to allow its currency to appreciate continued Monday, with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner raising the issue in Brazil.

CNNMoney: Yuan must appreciate to curb inflationupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 16:10:00

It's been a remarkable recovery for China, but now the fast-growing economy is fighting runaway inflation, and experts say the country must allow its currency to appreciate to stay on course.

Fortune: How a second euro could save Europeupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 11:32:00

The European sovereign debt crisis may be off the front pages while all eyes are on Egypt, but that doesn't mean its problems are any closer to being solved.

Rep. Chris Smith: Hu should be at Hagueupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 21:30:00

Rep. Chris Smith calls on Pres. Obama to "be specific" with China's president over alleged human rights abuses in China.

How did Obama's salesmanship stack up with China?updated: Thu Jan 20 2011 21:30:00

At one point during the state visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao, U.S. President Barack Obama sounded like salesman-in-chief.

China's economy grew 10.3% in 2010updated: Wed Jan 19 2011 22:38:00

The Chinese economy continued its breakneck growth in 2010, expanding by 10.3%, according to government figures released Thursday.

CNNMoney: Yuan: Under or overvalued?updated: Wed Jan 19 2011 14:47:00

The yuan could be undervalued by as much as 35%. Or it actually could be overvalued.

Chinese president arrives for U.S. state visitupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 23:47:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in the United States on Tuesday for a state visit that will include high-profile talks with President Barack Obama on trade, currency, North Korea and other issues.

Clinton: 'Distrust lingers' with Chinaupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 22:53:00

Secretary of State of Hillary Clinton says talks with China are a hopeful step toward more transparency.

Is China's rise overrated?updated: Tue Jan 18 2011 22:53:00

Chinese president Hu Jintao arrives in Washington this week at a time of American pessimism.

CNNMoney: China trade gap narrows, easing tensionsupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 11:04:00

In what has become a sore point for other major world economies, China still exports far more goods and services than it imports.

CNNMoney: Geithner: China needs to do moreupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 11:03:00

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said China's undervalued currency and dependence on exports must be addressed, both for the sake of the Chinese and global economy.

CNNMoney: Chinese offer yuan to U.S. tradersupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 11:02:00

China is allowing U.S. currency traders to have a crack at its tightly controlled currency, the yuan, but analysts say the move will have more impact on international politics than markets.

CNNMoney: Chinese president bats away yuan criticismupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 11:00:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao, on the eve of his U.S. visit, has called the dollar-dominated international currency system a "product of the past" and said the yuan will emerge as a global currency.

CNNMoney: Senators talk tough on China currencyupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 16:34:00

Senate Democrats renewed their push to crack down on countries that manipulate their currencies, ahead of a key meeting between Chinese President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington.

CNNMoney: Lawmakers: U.S. should crack down on Chinaupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 16:59:00

Two members of Congress circulated a letter amongst colleagues on Friday that accuses China of consistent violations of international trade law, and warns the behavior will no longer be tolerated.

CNNMoney: The yuan problem isn't going awayupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 14:06:00

Now that China's trade surplus has narrowed to just $13.1 billion, do you think that President Hu Jintao and President Obama will just spend next week's visit at the White House talking about the weather?

CNNMoney: U.S. trade gap falls. Smaller surplus for China.updated: Fri Dec 10 2010 09:28:00

The trade deficit in the United States narrowed, according to the latest monthly data out Friday, though America's largest trading partner, China, still exports far more than it brings in.

CNNMoney: China is hot. But is it too hot?updated: Thu Dec 09 2010 13:55:00

China's economy, to quote the alter ego of New York Dolls frontman David Johansen, is hot hot hot.

CNNMoney: The trouble with 'global imbalances'updated: Tue Nov 23 2010 16:16:00

The high standard of living most Americans enjoy could be at risk. And the looming danger is caused by two little words -- "global imbalances."

CNNMoney: China manipulates currency, U.S. panel saysupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 10:58:00

China continues to manipulate its currency and the nation's "exclusionary" trade policies have contributed to a massive deficit with the United States, a special commission said Wednesday.

Fortune: China: The next branding superpower?updated: Tue Nov 16 2010 15:48:00

Trade tensions between China and the United States dominate the headlines. But the two countries actually agree on one thing: Both Chinese and American leaders want Chinese to buy more, much more. Yet they disagree over what those consumers should buy. This struggle manifests itself in many ways, including the ongoing dispute over the value of the Chinese currency, the renminbi.

CNNMoney: It's the global economy, stupid.updated: Fri Nov 12 2010 15:13:00

It was only last week that investors were spending all their time analyzing the outcome of the midterm elections, the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing announcement and the October jobs report.

CNNMoney: G-20: We'll avoid currency warupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 08:29:00

Leaders of the G-20 nations on Friday agreed to "refrain" from all-out currency warfare, but failed to meet high expectations that they would come up with a plan to stabilize the world economy.

CNNMoney: What is currency manipulation, anyhow?updated: Thu Nov 11 2010 10:31:00

Accusations of currency manipulation are causing tension, and world leaders are hoping the contentious topic won't turn this week's G-20 gathering in Seoul into an all-out global brouhaha.

Impact of the G-20 meetingupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 21:41:00

CNN's Pauline Chiou talks to ING's Pranay Gupta about the impact of the G-20 meeting on global investors.

CNNMoney: U.S. goal: A Chinese currency changeupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 09:18:00

The Obama administration has a big goal going into this weekend's Group of 20 finance ministers' meeting in South Korea: Press China and other nations to allow currencies appreciate.

CNNMoney: Downtrodden dollar near rock bottomupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 15:54:00

After freefalling for weeks, the U.S. dollar appears to finally be groping for a bottom.

Asian markets fall on China interest rate hikeupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 03:45:00

Asian markets fell on Wednesday, following the reaction of U.S. and European markets to China's decision to raise its benchmark interest rates by a quarter-percentage point.

China rate hike moves marketupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 03:45:00

Investors react to a interest rate hike by the People's Bank of China. CNN's Stan Grant reports.

CNNMoney: China hikes interest ratesupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 14:20:00

The People's Bank of China raised its benchmark interest rates by a quarter-percentage point early Tuesday, the first hike since December 2007.

CNNMoney: Treasury delays action against China on currencyupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 15:31:00

The Treasury Department has again delayed a decision to label China a "currency manipulator," even as more U.S. leaders call for efforts that would penalize China for undervaluing the yuan.

Manipulating moneyupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 23:08:00

CNN's Richard Quest and Ali Velshi duke it out over what's really going on with currency valuations.

CNNMoney: Trade gap widens on record deficit with Chinaupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 16:02:00

The U.S. trade gap widened to $46.3 billion in August, driven by a record-breaking deficit with its largest trading partner China.

Beggar thy neighbor 'not a good policy'updated: Wed Oct 13 2010 13:51:00

CNN's Maggie Lake interviews Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega.

CNNMoney: China still stockpiling foreign currencyupdated: Wed Oct 13 2010 13:40:00

In the latest sign that the Chinese could be keeping the yuan artificially undervalued, China's currency reserves jumped in the third quarter, to one of the highest levels on record.

The recession was made in Chinaupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 07:09:00

The Financial Times reported Sunday that "global economic co-operation is in disarray and further battles in the currency war look likely after the weekend's meetings of finance ministers and central bankers end with no resolution."

IMF head on currency disputesupdated: Sun Oct 10 2010 22:31:00

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF managing director, talks to CNN's Maggie Lake about the economic crisis.

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