China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, has increased by 1.7% y-o-y in September, eased from the 2.4% increase in August.
China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, has dropped by 2.1% y-o-y in September, slightly widened from the 2% decrease in August.
The China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair in Guangdong Province, has kicked off online this week, attracting around 26,000 domestic and overseas enterprises, with more than 2.35 million products in exhibition.
China's foreign trade increased 7.5% y-o-y to 8.88 trillion yuan (US$1.32 trillion) in Q3 this year, hitting a historic quarterly high, with exports jumping 10.2% and imports climbing 4.3% in yuan terms.
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has kicked off a series of online promotional activities to attract more visitors to the mainland from Hong Kong and Macao, with the aim of helping the tourism industries in Hong Kong and Macao whose business covers mainland Chinese market to overcome difficulties and seek common development.
China's policy bank, the China Development Bank (CDB), has established a loan issuance plan to promote relocation programs under the country's poverty relief efforts, aiming to provide financial support in the next five years for the follow-up development of these programs.
People's Bank of China has started issuing digital currency red packets in Shenzhen, where individuals can enter for a lucky draw of 50,000 digital currency red packets with the value of 200 yuan each, totalling 10 million yuan (US$1.49 million).
China will hold this year's national mass entrepreneurship and innovation week from Oct. 15 to 21, with over 160 projects being exhibited online to showcase the achievements of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Major internet companies recorded a total revenue of 796.2 billion yuan (US$116.91 billion) during the first eight months of this year, up 13.6% y-o-y.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Shanghai has increased by 5.9% y-o-y to US$13.88 billion in the first eight months of this year.
The number of users of online payment services in China reached 805 million by June, accounting for 85.7% of the country's total internet population.
China's enterprise annuity funds have reached 1.98 trillion yuan (US$290.7 billion), as of the end of the second quarter, recording an increase of 181.1 billion yuan from the end of last year.