Regions with balanced economies lead in upgrading2017-01-23
China's regions which boast balanced economic structures took the lead in the growth stakes throughout last year, while more inner regions that used to lag behind are catching up through industrial upgrades, the latest regional economic data has showed.
Real estate's contribution to GDP falling2017-01-23
The real estate sector's contribution to overall gross domestic product growth is likely to drop significantly in 2017, according to the head of the National Bureau of Statistics.
Domestic consumption remains key driver2017-01-23
China's domestic consumption has remained a strong contributor to the economy, helping drive it as the country has undergone economic restructuring in recent years－but last year it flagged, according to the latest official statistics released in Beijing on Friday.
China's industrial production sees steady increase2017-01-23
The National Bureau of Statistics announced on Friday that the added value of industrial enterprises above designated size-defined as State-owned and non State-owned industrial companies with annual revenue of over 20 million yuan ($2.9 million)-rose 6.0 percent year-on-year in 2016, the same as that in the first three quarters.
Fixed investment growth rate declines in 20162017-01-23
The improvement in demand for investment will help consolidate the foundation for domestic economic growth in the current year, after fixed-asset investment in the private sector witnessed a mild uptick at the year-end of 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.
4th quarter growth bucks slowing trend2017-01-23
China's economic growth hit the full year target of 6.7 percent in 2016, with a faster than expected rate of 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter, but more proactive efforts may be needed to keep the strong momentum, economists said on Friday.
SW China municipality sees faster GDP growth2017-01-23
China's southwestern municipality of Chongqing maintained rapid economic growth, posting 10.7 percent growth of GDP in 2016, the local statistics bureau announced Friday.
China's personal income rises slower2017-01-23
China's per capita disposable income stood at 23821 yuan(3469 U.S.dollars)in 2016, up 6.3 percent year-on-year in real terms, official data showed Friday.
China presses ahead with structural reform2017-01-23
Supply-side structural reform will continue to be a priority of provincial governments this year as China resolves to press ahead with the major tasks for reform amid downward pressure.
Why China doomsayers should take a break2017-01-23
Doom-mongers on the Chinese economy have relentless energy to question the country's performance, but a string of upbeat economic data should give them the chance to take a break.