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Chinese parliament appoints new leadership
Cabinet consisting mainly of technocrats faced with slowing economy, as President Xi promises more efficient government.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2013 04:05 GMT
China officials to skip IMF meetings in Japan
Cancellations by bank governor and finance minister come as two nations remain at odds over islands in East China Sea.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 09:51 GMT
IMF chief fears economic 'lost decade'
Christine Lagarde says global economy risks plunging into a "downward spiral of uncertainty and financial instability".
Last updated: 09 Nov 2011 17:45 GMT
Europe under pressure to solve debt crisis
Warning sounded as IMF says its financial resources would not be enough to meet potential needs.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2011 19:04 GMT
China buys gold, challenges US dollar
WikiLeaks cables allege that China is buying gold to weaken the US dollar's supremacy as the world's reserve currency.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2011 15:16 GMT
US officials lecture China on rights
Secretary of state Clinton and vice-president Biden raise human rights concerns at economic superpower summit.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 09:45 GMT
US seeks economic balance with China
Monetary policy and Chinese human rights concerns on the agenda at economic superpower summit in Washington.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 06:48 GMT
China calls for new global currency
China bank chief says crisis has exposed danger of relying on one nation's currency.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2009 08:52 GMT
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