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yahoo
Yahoo, one of the biggest Internet companies in the world, is negotiating to acquire a stake in Alibaba.com, the largest Chinese e-commerce company.
 
oil
China's two largest oil producers will team up with the country's top aviation oil dealer to establish a new shareholding aviation oil company.
 
Bank of China
Bank of China, one of China's four big state commercial lenders, is considering selling stakes that would total nearly a quarter, or $6 billion, of its equity.
 
bond
China might approve a hefty 100 billion yuan in corporate bond issues for 2005, double the previous annual record and giving firms more leeway in fund raising.
 
baidu
Baidu.com mesmerized Wall Street Friday as its stock more than quadrupled ! a dazzling debut driven by the company's connections to Google Inc. as much as its own tantalizing potential.
 
Social Security Fund
Millions of people are set to benefit from China's social security fund as it targets 700 billion yuan (US$86 billion) by the end of the year.
 
Gome Home Appliances
The competition among China's home appliances retailers heated up this summer, with each trying to open more stores and expand its businesses.
 
baidu
China's largest search engine, Baidu.com Inc, yesterday said it would increase the number of shares, and their price, in its initial public offering (IPO).
 
textile
China on Wednesday protested a decision by Washington to consider imposing quotas on five types of Chinese-made clothing.
 
textile
China appreciates the US delay over its decision on Chinese textiles and expect substantial progress before it makes its final decision.
 
cnooc
Hong Kong listed company CNOOC announced in Beijing and Hong Kong Tuesday night that it has withdrawn its offer for Unocal.
 
Saudi Arabia
The apparently untroubled handover of power in following King Fahd's death should ensure the market reacts to the news calmly.
 
Intel
The Intel Corporation will locate the global headquarters of its CPG in Shanghai, highlighting its commitment to pushing forward the IT industry in China.
 
Southern Securities
China Jianyin Investment signed an agreement Monday to take over Southern Securities, the country's fifth-largest brokerage.
 
Housing
The unexpected renminbi appreciation has triggered wide speculation about the next move of overseas investors in the Chinese real estate market.
 
zhouxiaochuan
Recent trading in the yuan after last week's revaluation showed the currency reflected supply and demand as well as moves in other currencies.
 
Electricity
China's power supply is expected to remain squeezed in the second half of the year, with the toughest time being in the summer.
 
Boeing 787
Chinese national airlines will finalise contracts early next month worth a combined six billion dollars for 50 of Boeing's new generation 787 aircraft.
 
postal
China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) announced yesterday the greenlight had been given to launch a postal savings bank.
 
Taiwan Fruits
The Chinese mainland will exempt import tariffs on 15 kinds of fruit from Taiwan effective August 1. They include pineapples, papayas, mangos, and pinangs.
 
Port
The growth of throughput in China's port has slowed down in the first half of 2005. Coal, oil, iron ore and containers continued to be main cargoes for ships.
 
beer
South Korean food safety authority said Tuesday Chinese beer is safe to drink as the formaldehyde content in Chinese beer satisfies the WHO standard.
 
Pan-PRD
 The 2nd Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) Regional Economic and Trade Fair opened in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province on Tuesday.
 
Ford
CRI reporter Tu Yun has interviewed the vice president of Ford China on how Ford managed to achieve such rapid growth in the first half of 2005 at a stagnant time.
 
airlines
Budget airline Spring has been forced to raise its widely-publicized 199 yuan (US$25) fares less than a week after launching.
 
Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores plans to more than double its outlets in China to 90 stores by the end of 2006 to meet growing demand in China's liberalizing retail industry.
 
Stephen Roach
Stephen Roach: Beijing's shift in currency policy is great news for the global economy. It should make global growth less reliant on U.S. consumption.
 
MG Rover
Chinese car maker Shanghai Automotive Industry Co (SAIC) is considering legal action to halt the sale of the collapsed British car firm MG Rover to Chinese rival Nanjing Automotive.
 
rmb
China's latest decision to cut its currency's link to the dollar will do little to narrow the huge U.S. trade deficit with China, the central bank chief predicted.
 
Oil
China will raise the price of gasoline and diesel by 300 and 250 yuan per ton respectively as of Saturday.
 
textile
China is firmly opposed to and strongly dissatisfied with the US decision to limit the imports of Chinese woolen trousers.
 
stock
The Chinese search engine service provider Baidu.com Inc has priced its American depository share (ADS) on the NASDAQ stock market.
 
Baosteel
Baosteel, China's largest steel conglomerate based in this economic hub in east China, ranked 309th among the Fortune 500 for this year.
 
steel
China's steel prices have just begun to rebound after a sharp drop for more than 100 days. In Shanghai, steel prices rose up to 30 US dollars per ton.
 
steel
China issued its first state policy on the iron and steel sector here Wednesday, raising the industrial thresholds for foreign investors and imposing tighter controls on market access.
 
Google
US Internet search powerhouse Google is moving to tap China's huge market by opening a research and development center in the country.
 
MG Rover
Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp said it had submitted a formal offer for the assets of MG Rover, breathing new life into its collapsed bid for the carmaker.
 

 
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