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China has ample bargaining chips to use as it faces possible trade war with US

Speculation is mounting over China's possible countermeasures against controversial tariffs imposed by the US on imported washing machines and solar panels. Will US soybeans be Beijing's first target?
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 22:18:40

State ownership means there's little chance of systemic banking crisis in China

China is among the economies most at risk of a banking crisis, according to a report released this weekend by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), which is often dubbed ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 22:38:39

Vietnam can use B&R initiative, rail links to boost exports to China and beyond

Vietnam recorded a surprise trade surplus with China in February as a result of rising exports. There is a strong possibility that high growth in its exports to China can ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 22:13:40

Pakistan's involvement in B&R initiative raises its profile, influence in South Asia

The image of Pakistan has improved as the country gives full support to China's Belt and Road (B&R) initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 21:53:40

Rising economy requires China to assume larger responsibility in global governance

China's economy is expected to overtake that of the eurozone in 2018, which means it has to assume more responsibility on global issues. China's GDP is forecast to reach about ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 22:33:39

Environmental awareness can support aim of raising living standards via B&R

The Central Committee of the China Association for Promoting Democracy (CAPD), one of the nation's eight non-Communist political parties, proposed during the annual two sessions this week that the government ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 23:03:40

India could compete with China by using an appropriate economic growth model

Even as it has become the world's fastest-growing major economy, India will take decades to catch up with China, media outlet Fortune India said in a recent report. But although ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 22:28:39

Moves by EU to raise barriers against Chinese investment can only backfire

Chinese companies have increased their investment in European strategic industries, raising concerns in the target countries that this may undermine national security. The EU may beef up a plan to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/4 22:58:39

China's rise as 'talent magnet' reshaping Asia's pipeline of professional staff

China has turned out to be increasingly a magnet for international talent, with a recent survey by HSBC revealing that foreigners living in the financial hub of Shanghai are among ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 22:18:40

Vietnam's industrial transformation offers new opportunity for China's technology exports

Vietnam exported about $3.7 billion worth of goods to China in January, up 106 percent year-on-year, according to Vietnamese customs data, slashing China's trade surplus with the emerging manufacturing nation. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 22:42:32

Pakistan can achieve economic revival as transshipment hub for trade with China

Pakistan's economic woes have worsened five months before national polls, according to a report by Bloomberg. China will likely be willing to offer more assistance to help its neighbor improve ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 22:18:40

Chinese travelers should 'just say no' if corrupt overseas border officials seek tips

With the boom of outbound tourism, Chinese travelers need to show their determination and courage and directly refuse if they are asked to tip local officials in Southeast Asian countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/26 22:03:40

Foreign companies must respect public opinion, still welcome in Chinese market

Germany's Daimler AG recently got into trouble in China after its luxury unit Mercedes-Benz quoted the Dalai Lama, who is considered a separatist trying to split China, in a post ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 22:23:40

India's abuse of trade remedies against Chinese products will end up entrapping itself

The first two months of 2018 have turned out to be a peak period for India to pursue trade remedy actions against China, its top trading partner, as the South ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 22:33:40

Sinking of Sanchi must lead to improved regional emergency preparedness

The sinking of the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea in January, an event whose environmental impact is still being assessed, will prompt greater regulatory transparency to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 23:28:40

Global economy to witness golden week as Lunar New Year spending surges

Spring Festival, a traditional holiday in China, is likely to morph into a global spending spree this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 22:38:40

Suspension of Brazil rail project doesn't signal shift in economic ties with China

Brazil's reported decision to halt a planned railway to transport exports bound for China through Peru has sparked heated debate at a time when some countries are vigilant over Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 22:23:40

Direct shipment of Pakistan seafood to Xinjiang a milestone in connectivity

The first shipment of about 1,150 kilograms of seafood imported directly from Pakistan has arrived in Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Pakistani newspaper the Express Tribune said. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 0:03:39