|Owned by||China Central Television|
16:9 576i (SDTV)|
16:9 1080i (HDTV)
|Formerly called||Peking Television(1973-1978), China Central Television Second Sets Programs(1978-1992), China Central Television Economic and Comprehersion Channel(1993-2000), China Central Television Economic, Life and Service Channel(2000-2003), China Central Television Economy Channel(2003-2009)|
|CATV China||Channel 2|
CCTV-2 was launched in 1973. At the time, it was China's first color TV channel and served primarily educational purposes. At the time, CCTV-2 has not promo.
In 1983, CCTV-2 became an "economic comprehensive channel", broadcasting sports programs, agricultural shows, variety shows and reruns of the CCTV-1 programs. It also airs programs from other countries; In 1996, the channel will introducing theme “Concerned about the economy, to create a better future.”
In 2000, the channel was renamed the "CCTV Economic Life and Service Channel" and changed the logo and package. The logo looks likes symbol “@”; in 2001, the logo was changed the spoon logo “CCTV-2”. the package will use “The Sea Blue Context Promo”;“The Blue-Green Context Promo” used in January 1, 2003.
In 2003, its name was changed again to the "CCTV Economy Channel", and it stopped broadcasting sports programs, with an exception of the Olympic Games. All other programs were unaffected by the change. And change the logo and the package again. The logo is a red rectangle, and the spoon logo and the simplified Chinese characters “经济频道” in it. Former logo was “CCTV-经济”; in 2006, CCTV-2 changed the logo and the package again, and having a slogan “Economy Channel, on exist at you.”
On August 24, 2009, the name was again changed, to “CCTV Business Channel”. After the revision, it was a semi-comprehensive channel. Some columns not related to finance, economics or life service were transferred to CCTV-3 and CCTV-10. And change the logo and package again. The logo has two red arrow form; in 2012, the “CCTV Business Channel” launched three anniversary celebration, revision again. The slogan was changed, to “Value uniquity.”; In 2015, revision again, the program carry out the correctly and the logo was correct 16:9 and the package changed again.
Programs broadcast on CCTV-2 are mainly about:
- Official Site (Chinese)