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Is it necessary to kill all financial innovation from shadow banking in China?

Frankly speaking, I don't think the rapid decline in China's economic growth, that started in the second half of 2018, will easily stop or even slow, as there have been ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/6 8:46:42

Support mechanism needed to ensure China's job stability

This year is shaping up as the most difficult in a long time for China to ensure employment stability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 20:38:40

Like Alibaba, China's economy can adjust and adapt

Following Apple's sales problem in China, domestic e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday gave investors a mixed report. Although revenue increased 41 percent year-on-year in the quarter ended December 31, 2018, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 21:09:46

US will feel impact of shifts in Chinese investment

A study released by China's Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday reminded Chinese companies of increased risks of investing in North America, especially the US and Canada. As Washington grows more hostile ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 0:29:13

US, allies should match China's opening-up moves

China is moving quickly to push forward a draft law amendment that aims to further open its economy to foreign investment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/29 21:08:01

Modi's task is jobs, and Chinese investment can help

Ahead of a general election due by May, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi suffered a setback in an India Today poll, which showed his popularity rating had dropped to a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/28 20:30:36

West can boycott Huawei, but not all Chinese products

The Canadian government will provide up to $40 million for Finnish telecom giant Nokia to conduct research on 5G wireless technology, Canadian Broadcasting Corp (CBC) reported Friday. That story was ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/27 20:53:10

Too soon for China to sell US bonds amid trade tiff

With China-US trade talks continuing, it may be too early to think China would slash its US Treasury holdings significantly.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/24 19:53:41

CPEC to play larger role in driving Pakistan's economy

China and Pakistan have decided to widen the scope of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Economic Times reported, adding that the two countries have signed new agreements to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 22:58:40

Border economic zone can support stable ties with Myanmar

Work on establishing an economic cooperation zone along the China-Myanmar border has reportedly started, with priority given to sectors including manufacturing. Amid signs of rising anti-Chinese sentiment in Myanmar, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/22 21:31:37

China's birth dearth having profound impact on economy

China's demographic structure is changing faster than expected, and its impact on the economy will be immense.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 20:48:38

Will Huawei see brain drain after CFO's arrest?

Amid difficulties involving the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese telecoms company has drawn attention as netizens wonder how the giant will develop its human resources to maintain ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 21:19:10

Cheap labor alone won't make India the next China

Which country will be the next China – India or Vietnam?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 20:47:18

More taxes for China's super rich will narrow income gap

Will the world's trust industry become a major beneficiary of China's newly reformed tax regime, as the country's super rich rack their brains over ways to evade taxes?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 20:23:40

Vietnam's SOE reform merits closer look by Chinese investors

As China's labor cost advantage shrinks considerably, some Chinese manufacturers are increasingly interested in setting up assembly lines in Vietnam. Chinese companies are in the midst of a boom in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 20:37:14

US trade gap with China reflects market distortions

How serious would US inflation be with a full-blown trade war? The record US trade deficit with China may offer some clues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 20:23:39

Financial liberalization crucial step in opening-up

As China pledges to further open its economy to foreign companies and investment, the financial market is expected to be a top priority.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/13 20:53:39

China a global leader in hi-tech development

After having taken the global lead in the digitalization of the consumer sector at large, it's time for China to up the ante in incorporating emerging internet technologies into its ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/12 0:08:29