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Trump can't reverse US trade gap with tweets alone

In a tweet, US President Donald Trump said "Such an easy way to avoid Tariffs? Make or produce your goods and products in the good old USA. It's very simple!" ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 21:50:35

Escalating tariff war with China, White House risks digging a hole for Americans

The US government escalated its trade war with China significantly on Friday, raising tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Beijing has vowed a tit-for-tat response meaning there is ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 21:50:30

India to fill gap in China market amid trade row

This is a crucial week for the trade row between the US and China, during which their differences can be taken as a chance to forge closer economic ties between ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/9 21:41:14

China ready for any outcomes in trade talks with US

US President Donald Trump's threat of increased tariffs on Chinese goods has added more uncertainty to trade talks with China. Some observers are worried that a tough stance may be ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/8 20:38:40

China holds winning card in trade conflict with the US

Stocks in the Chinese mainland recovered from a deep plunge triggered by concerns about an escalating trade battle with the US on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gaining ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/7 21:28:20

Attacks won't alter course of China-Sri Lanka ties

It is regrettable that four Chinese oceanic scientists have been confirmed dead as a result of the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka, but the tragic incident is unlikely to affect ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/5 21:04:12

Why Bollywood has failed to cash in on China market as trade deficit narrows

With Marvel's blockbuster Avengers: Endgame and Lebanese film Capernaum released in China on April 24 and 29, respectively, the two titles are well positioned to earn big at the Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/3 9:02:43

Extended holiday shows China's socio-economic advancement

Not until Chinese citizens can devote themselves to enjoying their holidays can the economy claim a sweeping victory.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/2 10:22:20

Belt and Road brings new changes to global governance

A recent study by a British think tank reveals that those who have migrated from one developing country to another have become the largest category among immigrants - a stark ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/1 9:50:25

Boeing woes signal long path back for US factories

US manufacturing is not what it was a generation ago.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/29 20:58:21

Lagging factories hamper India's industrial rise

A fire on the Indian Navy's sole serving aircraft carrier was predicted by Chinese military expert Zhang Zhaozhong several years ago, who said there was a strong risk of fires ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/28 21:13:41

TikTok's experience in India offers broader lesson

Short-video platform TikTok will be available for download again in India, with media reports saying that the Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Wednesday vacated its interim order ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 20:33:40

China may help ease Sri Lanka economic distress

Economic distress may yet leave a dent in Sri Lanka once the dust has settled from the Easter bombing on Sunday. If the island country fails to seek further assistance ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/24 19:58:40

Pragmatic approach can improve China-India ties

The leaders of about 40 foreign governments will attend the second Belt and Road Forum (BRF), which will begin in Beijing on Thursday, but India is likely to boycott the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 20:13:40

Economic growth can never be split from security

The news is saddening: coordinated bombings in Sri Lanka caused great casualties on Easter Sunday. The explosions not only shocked the world but reminded people to contain the spread of ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 19:58:41

Development will drive closer China-Malaysia ties

"Malaysia is already caught in China's web, and there's no escape from it," said a Forbes op-ed that triggered discussion over the weekend. Some US observers may try to provoke ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 21:18:39

Time to rethink China's e-commerce business model

US-based internet giant on Thursday said it is notifying customers that it will no longer operate a marketplace nor provide seller services on its Chinese website from July ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 20:53:40

'996' overtime schedule can help India catch up with China

While a boycott of Chinese products in India gets under way, China is caught up in a nationwide discussion over the “996” overtime schedule: working 12 hours a day from ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 21:49:27