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World Bank rates China, India as ‘most improved’ for doing business

  China and India made the top 10 list of governments that have done the most in the past year to improve the ease of...

Mnuchin Says China Trade Talks Are Nearing Final Round

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that he believed the United States and China were nearing the final stage of trade negotiations, moving...

China Is Burning Away Its Ecological Future

China’s industrialization has put heavy pressure on the environment. For decades, China was the fastest-growing country in the world, powered by heavy industry that...

US-China must focus on striking a deal for the sake of both economies

In 2010 almost one in five Chinese people lived in poverty. By 2017 that figure had fallen to a little under one in 30,...

Leaders move past Trump to protect world from climate change

  Far too little is being done to protect people from the heatwaves, storms and floods being supercharged by climate change, according to a high-level...

China can achieve sustainable growth through reform: World Bank

  China can achieve more inclusive and sustainable development with coordinated reforms that maximize development impact and address its development challenges, according to a report...

World Bank ups forecast for China growth in 2017 to 6.8 pct

  The World Bank has raised China's growth forecast for this year from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent, based on rising household income and improving...

Justin Yifu Lin calls for green fund for developing countries

  Former chief economist of the World Bank Justin Yifu Lin has called for the establishment of a green fund to encourage developing countries to...

World Bank raises 2017, 2018 East Asia growth forecasts, sees geopolitical risks

  The World Bank raised its economic growth forecasts for developing East Asia and Pacific for this year and 2018, but added the generally positive outlook was...