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China Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday


* SSEC +0.4 pct, CSI300 +0.7 pct, HSI +1.3 pct

* CNY official close 6.873 per dollar

* FTSE China A50 +0.9 pct, BNY Mellon ADR China Select Index -0.4 pct

SHANGHAI, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Following is a list of recent corporate and policy announcements, as well as other news that might affect Chinese financial markets. Policy, government, sector news:

* China's Xi, in New Year's address, says pace of reform won't "stagnate"

* Trump says "big progress" on possible China trade deal

* Trade wars cost U.S., China billions of dollars each in 2018

* China's monetary policy stance unchanged but policymaking to be flexible - official

* China allows first-ever U.S. rice imports ahead of trade talks

* China's Supreme Court to take on intellectual property cases

* China restarts video game approvals after months-long freeze Data:

* China factory activity shrinks for first time in over 2 years, 2019 looks tougher

* China outstanding foreign debt rises to $1.91 trln at end-Q3 - FX regulator

* China state-owned firms' profits up 15.6 pct y/y in Jan-Nov

* China 2018 movie box office revenue growth slows Data due:

* China Caixin manufacturing PMI

Company moves:


* Kweichow Moutai sees 2018 net profit up about 25 pct y/y

* Guangzhou Automobile sees 2018 vehicles sales up at least 7.4 pct y/y, sets 2019 target

Equity changes/IPOs

* Tsinghua Tongfang's controlling sharholder to unload entire co's stake

* Shanghai Exchange filing shows block trade of Ping An Insurance's a-shares involving 4.26 bln yuan

* Lock-up period for Tcl Corp's 1.06 bln shares to end on Jan 4

* Suning.Com plans to buy back company shares M&A

* Zijin Mining to raise up to 8 bln yuan in a-share private placement to Buy Nevsun Resources

* Ganfeng Lithium's unit to increase stake in Australia's Pilbara Minerals


* Kangmei Pharmaceutical investigated by regulator for suspected violation of information disclosure Other moves (spin-offs, divestitures, deals)

* China Securities to issue up to 10 billion yuan renewable bonds

* Beiqi Foton Motor sells 67 pct stake in unit Beijing Borgward Automobile (Compiled by Luoyan Liu)