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Beijing's economic cooperation with Sri Lanka can link, benefit all countries on B&R route

China's business presence in Sri Lanka has once again attracted public attention as the South Asian country's President Maithripala Sirisena was quoted by media reports as saying that China has ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 23:23:41

Boosting middle-class consumers will help China keep growing, defeat US trade pressure

Recent indicators show consumption has become a more powerful engine of China's economic performance. The consumption boom is likely to reduce the country's dependence on external markets, giving Beijing more ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 23:48:40

China-EU investment, trade cooperation can provide new paradigm for world

Amid escalating trade friction with the US, Chinese investors are shifting their focus from North America to Europe. This trend is unlikely to be reversed even though a string of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 23:18:40

Bilateral trade agreements can be a good answer to Trump's protectionist policies

Japan and the EU on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging free trade deal, which will be remembered in economic history for its contribution to the global free trade ecosystem amid headwinds.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 23:38:40

B&R can help UAE upgrade into a regional hub for Chinese visitors, businesses

Burj Khalifa, Dubai's iconic skyscraper, has been lit up with a new LED show in the colors of the Chinese flag ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 22:43:39

Will Ivanka teach Trump that tariffs add up to a lose-lose situation for China, US?

As US President Donald Trump drags many US companies into a trade dispute with China, some Western observers have noted critically that Ivanka Trump's clothing and shoe businesses are exempt ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/16 22:43:40

China-Pakistan security cooperation can support progress of economic corridor

A suicide bomb on Friday at a political rally in southwest Pakistan's Balochistan Province killed at least 132 people, the deadliest in a series of assaults on candidates ahead of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 22:28:40

China needs to continue exchange rate reforms despite trade conflict with US

The yuan softened again on Thursday. Amid escalating trade friction with the US, China needs to show greater tolerance for foreign exchange market volatility, if the depreciation is a reflection ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 22:23:40

US families' dependence on Chinese products the Achilles' heel of US trade policy

US President Donald Trump escalated trade frictions with China on Tuesday, threatening 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. The proposed US duties could likely ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 22:18:40

China should make tourism, services the main battlefield in trade frictions with US

As the Trump administration launched what observers called the biggest trade friction in economic history to reduce its trade deficit with China, some US companies are thinking about tourism, one ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 22:23:40

China's ability in managing debt gives it leeway to launch counterattack against US

Trade frictions between China and the US have once again drawn people's attention to China's debt problem. Some analysts have said China's total debt has surpassed 300 percent of its ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 22:58:39

Despite US employment numbers, China has advantages in jobs amid trade row

The US economy added 213,000 jobs in June as the unemployment rate remained at a low level, which is a hard-earned achievement at a time when escalating trade friction between ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 22:38:39

Smaller economies can use Belt and Road initiative as leverage to attract investment

Djibouti, one of Africa's smallest countries, has recently become home to the continent's largest free trade zone (FTZ) with Chinese backing, attracting attention to China's cooperation with the nation strategically ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 22:38:41

Cooperation with Southeast Asia, B&R countries can help China avoid US tariffs

US tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports are set to take effect on Friday. Routing Chinese goods through Southeast Asian countries may help to avoid tariffs on Chinese exports.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 23:08:41

Market volatility won't bring financial crisis in China, but risk prevention, fine-tuning needed

In a statement posted on the website of China's central bank, Governor Yi Gang said Tuesday that China has been closely watching recent volatility in the foreign exchange market and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 22:58:40

Vietnam could see 'Asian tiger' success if it continues opening its markets, handle disputes

Vietnam's manufacturing activity saw one of its biggest improvements in June since the survey began in March 2011, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Monday. Vietnam is now in a critical ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 23:33:39

Rejecting funding with Chinese connections will backfire on US high-technology sector

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is reportedly scaling back its presence in Silicon Valley in the US, at a time when US President Donald Trump is tightening control on inbound investment ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 22:12:41

US may find visible and invisible trade barriers with China increasing as tariffs drop for rivals

If US President Donald Trump continues to drag the US into a trade war with China, we cannot rule out the possibility that China might fine-tune its foreign trade policy ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 22:53:40