China says it welcomes visit by U.S. officials amid trade spat

BEIJING -- China's foreign ministry said Wednesday that it welcomes a planned visit by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to Beijing next week amid trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said ... ( read original story ...)

China invites overseas investors to propel local chip ambitions

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is looking for billions of dollars in funds to propel its domestic ambitions in chips to cut a heavy reliance on imports, and has invited overseas investors to help it get there. The country’s industry ministry said on Wednesday ... ( read original story ...)

‘Small-town kids’ shape future of China’s consumption

with half of them likely to be located outside China's top 100 cities, according to a report by The Boston Consulting Group and AliResearch, a unit of the e-commerce giant Alibaba (NYSE:BABA - News). That transformation has already helped spur a spending ... ( read original story ...)

China stocks end lower; property, energy shares weigh

SHANGHAI, April 25 (Reuters) - China stocks closed down on Wednesday as gains in healthcare firms were offset by losses in real estate and energy shares. ** Sentiment was also curbed by losses on the Wall Street where high bond yields triggered risk aversion. ( read original story ...)

Keysight assists China Mobile to develop 5G technologies

Test and measurement company Keysight Technologies announced its partnership with China Mobile Communications to develop 5G technologies. China Mobile, the largest telecom operator, will rely on Keysight, the leading T&M supplier, to perform 5G Radio ... ( read original story ...)