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China, EU embrace open economies to fight against impact of protectionism

Why do Chinese investors prefer Europe to North America? In 2017, Chinese investment in North America fell 35 percent to $30 billion, while investment in Europe rose 76 percent to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 22:43:39

People-to-people diplomacy can usher in new chapter in Sino-Indian relations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to travel to China this week to hold informal talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The informal meeting is expected to start a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 22:58:39

Rising violence against women increases cost of investing, doing business in India

Female tourists and foreign employees continue to face high risks of sexual violence in India, and the situation needs to change soon. Several horrific cases of sexual violence in India have ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 23:08:39

North Korea's nuke test suspension paves way for economic take-off

North Korea announced Friday that it will suspend its nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/21 12:32:32

Arms sales to Pakistan support nation's military sovereignty without conditions

There is no military alliance between China and Pakistan, but China's arms exports to Pakistan are a powerful weapon to safeguard the South Asian country's military sovereignty. Pakistan has been ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 22:43:43

China opening up, but won't compromise on issues involving economic sovereignty

In the current trade dispute with the US, the Chinese government and its people will make absolutely no concessions on issues related to economic sovereignty, although misleading information may confuse ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 22:03:40

Heated rhetoric casts shadow over future of Australian companies in China

Anti-China rhetoric from Canberra is bound to cripple the future of Australian companies doing business in China, although this is the last thing Beijing wants to see. According to the 2018 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/17 21:48:39

US trade protectionism threatens to hurt its influence in Caribbean 'backyard'

The US has been unable to hinder China's presence in the Caribbean region, which to some extent has long been seen as the US' backyard.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 22:08:39

Joining forces can help China, India gain pricing power in global crude oil market

China and India need to enhance strategic communication and mutual trust, and take advantage of a “honeymoon” atmosphere, to move their initial oil alliance forward.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 22:03:40

CPEC can build bridges between India, Pakistan through economic cooperation

On the controversial topic of Beijing's strategic intent toward the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project in the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative, those most qualified to evaluate the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 21:38:41

Trump's looming trade war with China may threaten huge number of US jobs

American workers will pay the price for the US escalating trade friction with China. Many jobs in the US are linked directly or indirectly to the performance of US exports ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/11 23:03:40

Trade pact with China offers Mongolia chance to diversify, develop its economy

The Mongolian economy has been performing better than expected, and a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) with China may offer additional momentum for Mongolia's economic resurgence.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/10 22:08:40

China, Austria can work together to promote European economic integration

The rare collective visit by the Austrian heads of state and government to China, which began on Saturday and continues through Thursday, attracted a lot of attention regarding Austria's role ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/9 22:43:44

Chinese authorities have ample weapons to prevail if US escalates trade war

If a trade war is escalated by the US, the Chinese authorities will take all necessary measures to minimize the losses for Chinese companies and individuals. Nonetheless, the US, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/8 22:18:40

Trump doomed to fail by waging trade war against China for mid-term poll gains

The ongoing trade friction between China and the US is unlikely to stunt China's drive to open up its domestic market to foreign companies. But some US firms will miss ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/5 20:01:55

India must rethink attitude toward Nepal's changing relationship with China

China is not fighting India for spheres of influence, but China-related topics are still likely to be a major concern during Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's impending India visit, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/3 21:28:39

Smartphone vendors need to pause investment in India to avoid price wars

Chinese smartphone makers may need to be more careful about capacity expansion in India now that the nation has become the world's No.2 mobile phone producer. Data from the Indian Cellular ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 21:43:39

Youth exchanges can build new economic bridges between China, Indonesia

China's relations with some Southeast Asian countries have long been affected by Asia's complex historical disputes, but exchanges and cooperation among young people offer the best chance to resolve regional ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/1 21:58:40