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Belt and Road initiative will be unsustainable if it fails to boost global trade growth

Some Chinese merchant ships have been stuck at Chiang Saen Port in northern Thailand for several months due to lack of business, Chinese online financial magazine Caixin reported Wednesday. In ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/27 0:13:39

Japan ties pose no risk to China’s economic relationship with the Philippines

Observers are closely watching Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ongoing visit in Japan – the strongest US ally in Asia and China’s most formidable Asian competitor – with some wondering if ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/26 0:13:39

India may face an uphill battle as it attempts to woo Chinese component manufacturers

Following recent reports from the Indian media that the Modi administration is wooing more Chinese component firms to begin manufacturing in the South Asian nation, observers have turned their eyes ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/25 0:03:40

Improving social welfare is critical for China to avoid the middle-income trap

Will China get caught in the middle-income trap due to the negligence of improving social welfare?
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/24 0:08:39

WTO’s anti-dumping ruling signals China’s rising role in the international organization

It seems China is ready for a change in its role in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and global trade system.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/21 0:13:39

China should show tolerance for yuan depreciation and promote market reforms

The Chinese yuan should be allowed to further depreciate against the US dollar if the depreciation is a result of automatic corrections under the impact of market supply and demand.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/19 23:38:40

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 crisis opens the door to more market share for China’s Huawei

Will Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei surpass South Korea’s Samsung in the global smartphone market following the latter’s Note 7 crisis? It may be worth thinking about.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/19 0:13:39

China's 'going out' strategy faces skepticism from foreign governments

Can money buy assets? The Chinese business elite may be being naïve if they feel that the answer is a simple yes.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/18 0:23:39

Foreign countries shouldn’t assume that Chinese private firms have govt backing

A Chinese firm’s controversial project to build a massive inter-oceanic canal in Nicaragua, in a bid to offer an alternative to the Panama Canal, has encountered stiff resistance from the ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/17 0:48:39

India must upgrade its industrial structure in order to tackle trade imbalance with China

India has just recorded a large trade deficit with China, once again.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/14 0:43:39

More efforts needed in China to turn sporting success into nationwide interest in exercise

Despite the disappointing performances from China’s national soccer team in the ongoing qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, China is still indisputably a major sports power, as shown by its ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/14 0:08:39

Other BRICS nations need to be more open to benefit from opportunities in China

Observers have focused their eyes on New Delhi and have one question in mind: How much courage will it take for the trade ministers from BRICS countries gathering there on ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/13 0:28:39

India has nothing to fear from closer relationship between China and Bangladesh

There have been misconceptions in India that China may feel unhappy if South Asian countries such as Bangladesh forge close ties with India and that China feels the need to ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/12 0:43:39

China could offer valuable assistance in boosting Cambodia’s labor productivity

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming state visit to Cambodia has once again drawn people’s attention to the close friendship between the two Asian countries. It seems that Cambodia has become ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/11 0:08:39

No need for concern in India over China’s blockage of Brahmaputra River tributary

China-India relations should not be affected by an imaginary “water war.”
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/10 1:28:39

Smaller cities getting ready to join property rollercoaster as market cools in big four

The property market in China’s first- and second-tier cities has remained at the center of public attention, although corrections appear to be starting in some major cities in the wake ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/10 0:33:39

Property problems show need for local govts to implement timely, targeted policy adjustments

Property price jumps in China’s major cities have triggered widespread concerns among the public in recent months, but Chinese people have suddenly found a new issue to worry about as ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/9 0:38:39

Taking countermeasures to trade remedy probes does not mean China will increase protectionism

India’s commerce ministry has recommended that the country impose anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese steel wire rods to protect the interest of its domestic players, local Indian media reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/30 0:33:40