China minister sees stable yuan

China's Commerce Minister Bo Xilai said on Monday 30 May that the country would consider the needs of its domestic economy ahead of anything else before it considers appreciating its currency.

"I think before the Chinese government makes any major decisions, it will first consider the needs and possibility of China's economic development," he said at a press conference.

"At the same time, as a responsible major trading country, we will also consider the stable development of global finance and