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Beijing, Europe shouldn't engage in 'big power' game in relations with African countries

British Prime Minister Theresa May's trip to Africa has generated vigorous debate, as she said the UK intends to be the continent's largest foreign investor within four years. Some countries ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:53:41

India can benefit from ongoing Sino-US trade dispute to increase exports to China

With China announcing plans to put tariffs of up to 25 percent on $60 billion of US goods, certain Indian products may become more competitive in the Chinese market. This ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 22:08:42

Complex reshaping of industry chains means Sino-US trade dispute likely to drag on

The US and Mexico have reportedly reached a breakthrough in efforts to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. Some may believe the progress made by the US in advancing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 22:13:41

Didi hitch services murders show greater regulatory efforts needed to ensure safety in China

The rape and murder on Friday of a 20-year-old female passenger by a driver for Didi Chuxing's Hitch service, the second such incident in three months, shows the urgent need ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 22:23:39

Djibouti free trade zone demonstrates true value of China-proposed B&R initiative

Djibouti, capital of the East African state of the same name, is getting a makeover as a Chinese-built Djibouti free trade zone (FTZ), which will be the largest of its ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 21:33:39

China can learn from India's experience with building a durable stock market

China's stock market has tumbled, ceding its ranking as the world's second-largest. The key Shanghai Composite Index has dropped more than 20 percent since the start of the year. As Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 22:13:42

Hidden danger of inflation bears close watching amid deepening trade dispute with US

Amid escalating trade friction that is creating market uncertainty, no one should underestimate the inflation pressure faced by the Chinese economy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 22:18:40

US luxury brands may fall victim to Chinese consumer sentiment soured by trade conflict

Global luxury brands are investing again in China, chasing cash-rich millennials in second- and third-tier cities despite a slight slowdown in the Chinese economy, Reuters reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 22:33:40

Turkish economic crisis shows value of maintaining a competitive industrial sector

What enlightenment can the Turkish lira crisis offer for China and other emerging economies? Amid global uncertainties, the hollowing out of its industrial sectors makes Turkey vulnerable to external economic ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 22:58:40

Development of strategic, emerging industries can be bargaining chips in trade conflict

South China's Guangdong Province recently released a plan aiming to realize 150 billion yuan ($21.8 billion) worth of investments annually in strategic and emerging industries during the 2018-2020 period. Amid ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 21:38:40

Will S.Korea show courage in railway plan with N.Korea in face of US pressure?

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has proposed to start a joint railway project with North Korea by the end of the year. The biggest challenge to the infrastructure project is ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 22:48:43

India must find unique development path to achieve its manufacturing ambitions

Wednesday was a memorable day for India, as it marked the anniversary of the country's independence from the British Empire in 1947. During the subsequent decades, India created an impressive ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 22:33:42

Vibrant middle class can help China cope with economic impact of US trade tension

Amid uncertainty generated by China-US trade tensions, the Chinese economy needs adjustment to suit the changing situation. Trade conflicts can bring impetus for economic reform, which is always the driving ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 22:58:41

Tibet rail network can help region, nation further to open economy to rest of world

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, one of the nation's least-developed areas, found itself in the spotlight on the Chinese stock markets on Monday, as shares in several companies focusing on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 22:28:05

China is good at mobilizing all positive forces against US trade protectionism

After China announced plans on August 3 to put additional tariffs of up to 25 percent on US products worth $60 billion, some observers expressed concern that Beijing is nearing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 22:58:39

Western media criticism won't derail China-Pakistan cooperation on economic corridor

Several Western media outlets in recent weeks have published articles suggesting Pakistan runs the risk of falling into a debt trap with the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). However, Pakistan, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 22:23:42

China may need unconventional stimulus measures to cope with effects of trade dispute with US

Wednesday is the 10th anniversary of the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, which left Chinese people with memories of exciting moments in what turned out to be ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 22:53:42

Next generation of telecoms networks may be front line in China-US trade conflict

Amid an escalating China-US economic conflict, a new study by consultancy Deloitte shows the US is being outspent by China in the race for the development of fifth-generation (5G) wireless ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 23:03:40