GM China sales fall 1.9%, luxury brands up in April

Attendees visit the General Motors Co (GM) Cadillac booth at the Auto Shanghai 2017 vehicle show in Shanghai, April 20, 2017. [Photo/VCG] CHICAGO - General Motors (GM) announced on its website Thursday that the US automaker and its joint ventures in China ... ( read original story ...)

How China stepped in to help with Denmark's oyster invaders

"Danish travel agencies that offer tailored oyster tours to the Western coast of Denmark have also got back with an increase in their business, mostly from Chinese tourists." It helps that 2017 had already been designated an official China-Denmark tourism ... ( read original story ...)

E-Mart China business to close down

South Korean discounter E-Mart is to close down its China business. For 20 years, E-Mart China has battled to be profitable. Now it says the diplomatic dispute over the location of the THADD missile defence system has proven the final straw, leaving ... ( read original story ...)

China signals new era as first homegrown jetliner takes off

It’s a lucrative one. China’s middle class continues to expand and desires vacations to Thailand or business trips to Texas. Boeing estimates single-aisle planes like these will generate about $535 billion — 75% — of passenger jet sales in China ... ( read original story ...)

China's C919 jet lands successfully after maiden flight

The narrow-body aircraft, which will compete with Boeing's (BA.N: Quote) 737 and the Airbus (AIR.PA: Quote) A320, is a key symbol of China's ambitions to muscle into a global jet market estimated to be worth $2 trillion over the next 20 years. (Graphic ... ( read original story ...)

Why the iPhone is losing ground in China

Apple, which reported on Wednesday its fifth consecutive quarter of revenue decline for its greater China business, has seen a double-digit fall in iPhone’s first-quarter sales in China, which was a major source of growth before last year. Data from IDC ... ( read original story ...)