China’s craving for crayfish creates US$2 billion business

China’s prodigious appetite for crayfish has created a multibillion dollar business in China, large enough to provide a living for five million people. Originally imported by Japanese traders to China’s Nanjing as feed for bullfrogs in the 1920s, but ... ( read original story ...)

China approves 6 IPO applications

BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved six IPO applications. They will raise no more than 3.2 billion yuan (470 million U.S. dollars), CSRC said Friday in a statement. Three companies will be listed on ... ( read original story ...)

Billionaires in China lose their fortunes in IPO frenzy

BEIJING • It took just three weeks for Mr Ding Lieming to ... their billionaire status amid swings in the country's initial public offerings (IPOs). The IPO booms and busts, fuelled by a mix of government intervention and unbridled speculation, are ... ( read original story ...)

Billionaire fortunes suddenly vanish in China IPO frenzy

An investor reacts as he looks at screens showing stock market movements at a securities company in Beijing. The IPO booms and busts, fuelled by a mix of government intervention and unbridled speculation, are becoming more frequent in China as authorities ... ( read original story ...)

China’s squeeze on capital outflow felt in Cambodia

“The number of scrapped deals is also bound to increase due to Chinese investors’ failure to get the money to pay for a deal out of China or the increasing wariness of foreign parties to engage in any serious business discussions with Chinese parties ... ( read original story ...)

China’s May imports from North Korea 3rd lowest on record

China's imports of North Korean goods in May fell by more than 30 percent from a year ago, data showed on Friday, the latest sign that China's ban on coal purchases from the isolated country continues to curb trade between the two neighbours. The world's ... ( read original story ...)