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International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Country Information

Topic: IMF on China.

Description: Economic data and background analyses.

Comment: Excellent quality; Lots of free content; Confusing organization.

Asian Development Bank (ADB) - China Section

Topic: ADB on China.

Description: Economic data ("key indicators") and background analyses.

Comment: Excellent quality; Lots of free content. Fast web site.

The Economist - China Section & Economist Intelligence Unit, UK

Topic: Economic news and background analyses.

Description: News from the leading economic magazine. The most detailed business analyses, extensive economic data, and in-depth economic outlooks by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Regular country reports.

Comment: Excellent quality, but much of the content must be paid for.

Business Week - Online

Topic: Economic news.

Description: In-depth news; comment & analysis.

Comment: Lots of free content. Search for keyword "China".

Financial Times - Home Asia

Topic: Economic news.

Description: In-depth news; comment & analysis. Chinese-English edition.

Comment: High quality economic news from Asia. Slow.

Far Eastern Economic Review (Dowjones)

Topic: Economic news.

Description: In-depth news; Economic background analyses.

Comment: Most of the content restricted to subscribers.

China Economic Review, Hong Kong

Topic: Economic news and background information.

Description: Published by the China Economic Review Magazine. Business reports. Foreign investment reports. Stocks directory. Economic background analyses.

Comment: Commercial. Economic news and background papers.

China Economic Net, China

Topic: Economic news and background information.

Description: Sponsored by the Economic Daily, China's leading business newspaper founded in early 1980s, China Economic Net is currently the largest and most comprehensive economic information portal in the country.

Comment: Commercial. Mainly economic news.

Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China

Topic: Government web site.

Description: Economic news, policy, economic legislation and regulations, economic sector reports, exhibitions, some online statistics, top 500 enterprises, China's economic councilors in foreign countries, information for foreign investors, report on foreign direct investments.

Comment: Relatively rich and useful content.

Institute for International Economics, USA

Topic: Global economics research.

Description: Private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institute devoted to the study of international economic policy. Research staff includes well-known China experts.

Comment: Search for "China" to find numerous economic background documents.

CEInet - China Economy

Topic: Economic portal of CEInet Coroporation.

Description: Economic news, market analyses, economic government policies, statistical data, industry reports, background material. Staff of well-known economists. Cooperation with famous economic research institutions in China. CEInet Co. has long-term partnership relations with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the Information Office of the State Council, the State Information Center, and information centers at provincial level.

Comment: Wait! It takes some time to download the first page.

Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC)

Topic: Economic policy forum.

Description: Regional forum for cooperation and policy coordination to promote economic development in the Asia-Pacific region. Economic data and background analyses.

Comment: Free access to content.

Nouriel Roubini's Global Macroeconomic and Financial Policy Site, USA

Topic: Links and background documents on global economics.

Description: Personal web site of Nouriel Roubini, Associate Professor of Economics and International Business, Stern School of Business, New York University.

Comment: Substantive collection of useful links. Search the web site for "China" and " Asia crisis".

Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)

Topic: Business data, Stock Listings.

Description: Web site of the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Comment: For investors.


Topic: Economic information.

Description: Information about China's stock markets.

Comment: For investors.

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