May 3 – Coca-cola Co (NYSE: KO) said it has suspended production at its plant in Shanxi province after residual chlorine was found in its products there. A flawed operation slipped in a tiny amount of chlorine that poses no danger to health public and the problem will be fixed soon to resume production, the beverage giant added.
May 2 – Robert Bosch GmbH, a German engineering and electronics company, said its revenue from China grew 13% to $42.3 billion in 2011.
April 28 – Renault SA plans to start working with Wuhan, Hubei province-based Dongfeng Automobile Co (SHA: 600006) to manufacture vehicles in China by the end of 2015, CEO Carlos Ghosn said.
April 26 – Marriott International Inc (NYSE: MAR), the US's largest publicly traded hotel chain, plans to double the number of its hotels in China by 2014 to meet growing demand in the world's third-largest tourism destination, Bloomberg reported, citing Asia-Pacific Chief Operations Officer Craig Smith. Marriott, whose brands include Ritz-Carlton and Courtyard, currently has 58 hotels in the country.
April 25 – Apple Inc (Nasdaq: APPL) said its revenue from China more than doubled to $7.9 billion during its second fiscal quarter of 2012.
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