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Enhancing economic cooperation with China would benefit Sino-US relations

It will be a tough test for Trump’s political wisdom to see how the president can follow through on his “America first” pledge while avoiding setbacks in Sino-US relations. To ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 0:43:39

Increasing Chinese investment in India can help enhance mutual political trust

It is a lack of trust between China and India that sparks such speculations. Expanding BRICS’ circle of friends will inevitably bring benefits to all members of the BRICS club, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/10 0:08:39

ZTE case highlights need to remain calm in handling international legal crises

Chinese telecom equipment giant ZTE Corp attracted widespread attention Tuesday evening when it agreed to pay a penalty of $892 million in a US sanctions case. It’s appropriate for ZTE ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/9 0:43:39

South Africa should step up efforts to attract investment to deal with populism

One solution is to give top priority to spurring economic growth and increasing job opportunities. Ethiopia’s experience is perhaps of some value to South Africa in this regard.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 0:23:39

China should open up military industry to make breakthroughs in technology

China needs to establish an effective mechanism as well as improve the intellectual property system to boost the transfer of military technology between State-owned military enterprises and high-tech private companies. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 0:33:39

China needs to lower operational costs to attract foreign, domestic investment

A more effective way to regain and enhance investor confidence is reflecting on China’s own problems to further improve the investment environment. However, it is no longer the time that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 0:28:39

China should pay more attention to India’s increasing manufacturing competitiveness

There has been a lot of discussion about whether India’s higher-than-expected economic growth of 7 percent from October to December 2016 is authentic and reliable. Meanwhile less attention is being ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/3 0:03:39

China should take lead mediating peaceful settlement of disputes in South Sudan

The UN’s institutions predict that up to 5.5 million people, or almost half the population in South Sudan, will face food security threats by July, with at least $76.8 million ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/2 0:23:39

Local Chinese governments should prepare for possible decrease in S.Korean investment

China and South Korea need to take a long view and prepare for ups and downs in bilateral relations. Rising tensions between China and South Korea are unlikely to ease ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/1 0:28:39

Chinese investment will create virtuous cycle for sustainable cooperation in Africa

Is China a contributor to or a beneficiary of Africa’s economic and social development? It’s complicated. China’s economic engagement in Africa has stirred up a lot of controversy, but could ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 0:08:39

Myanmar should regulate labor unions to help attract more Chinese investment

Over the weekend, some Chinese netizens vented their anger over an incident in Myanmar, in which hundreds of local strikers attacked a Chinese garment factory and briefly detained seven Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/27 0:08:39

China should hire Indian science, high-tech talent to maintain innovation ability

China has perhaps not been working hard enough to attract science and technology talent from India to work in the country. Over the past few years, China witnessed an unprecedented ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/24 0:17:15

Technological breakthroughs will boost China’s competitiveness with the US

As the world’s largest and second largest economies, the US and China have a competitive relationship. The competition is not just on economic size or military strength, but includes breakthroughs ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/23 0:13:39

Mongolia should enhance ties with China to push forward its economic reforms

Forecasts by some observers that emergency aid from the IMF is likely to help Mongolia pull through its economic crisis might appear to be overly optimistic. The country’s current crisis ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 0:23:39

India can learn from China’s experience when tackling power shortage problems

Efforts made by India to deliver reliable electricity are being closely watched by Chinese investors as the nation draws in interest from manufacturers. With concerns expressed by some media over ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 0:08:39

China needs to cut commercial space costs to compete with India

Over the past few days, some people have keenly followed the debate on whether China has lagged behind India in its space race. India’s successful launch of a record-breaking 104 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 0:08:39

Beijing should put pressure on New Delhi to promote free trade, lower investment risks

In 2016, China’s direct investment to India was six times higher than the year before, according to recent media reports. China may need to adjust its speed and rhythm to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/17 0:13:39

Sino-Indian economic cooperation most effective way to promote mutual trust

China has a relatively low industrial complementarity with India compared with other South Asian countries, resulting in intense competition in the global market for products made in the two nations, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/16 0:08:40