China Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday


* SSEC -1.3 pct, CSI300 -1.6 pct, HSI +0.4 pct

* HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 1.9 pct

* HK->Shenzhen Connect daily quota used 1.5 pct

* CNY official close 6.8318 per dollar

* FTSE China A50 -1.6 pct, BNY Mellon ADR China Select Index -0.9 pct

SHANGHAI, Aug 9 (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 offers further evidence secretive annual leadership meet is happening

* China to slap additional tariffs on $16 bln of U.S. goods

* China, Germany defend Iran business ties as US sanctions grip

* China's happy piglet stamps trigger family planning policy posts

* China to ease regulations on QFII, RQFII to expand foreign capital investment scope -regulator

* China state firms to expand domestic oil, gas exploration after Xi's call

* China interested in joining TAPI pipeline project -Pakistan official

* China's coal hub Shanxi plans voluntary winter smog curbs to 2020 Data:

* Chinese exports accelerate even as Trump escalates trade war Data due:

* China July CPI/PPI

Company moves:

In focus

* PetroChina, Qatar holding advanced talks on LNG supply deals -sources

* China Tower joins growing list of subdued Hong Kong IPO debuts

* China's Ping An Insurance looks to buy Prudential's Asia business -Bloomberg

* China power company drops bid for U.S. solar assets due to regulatory hold-up

* China's Bytedance seeks to raise $....

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