World's top coal producer is biggest importer.
Financing may reduce reliance on Russian gas.
Beijing's new leaders are expected to push GDP at a measured pace.
China applies trade pressure on Japan, experts say.
Deadly coal pits reopen after shutdowns, experts say.
China urges energy efficiency for environmental gains.
China's plans for expansion and the environment are in conflict.
New estimate may discourage Russia deal.
Pressure eases on world oil prices.
Mines overproduce as prices plunge.
Experts see long-lasting economic effects in a territory dispute between China and Japan.
China's outgoing government leaves task to new leaders.
Managers avoid underground duty, a review indicates.
China's consumption growth fades as the economy slips.
The government hopes smaller doses can cure economic ills.
Bridge and building collapses take heavy toll.
Premier Wen Jiabao's policies face test of time.
Calls for change rise as stockpiles grow.
Huge local stimulus surprises China's central government.
A pricey deal for Canada's Nexen faces resistance.
Markets search in vain for accurate economic indicators.
Growth lag could ease housing curbs.
Experts weigh costs and risks.
CNOOC claims may discourage development.
A report cites inflated power output numbers.
New pricing system targets high household use.
Trade growth defies expectations.
Russian leader's Beijing visit fails to break impasse.
New rules for private investment are due soon.
Political pressure may spur calls for faster growth.