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US should not engage in power games with massive investment in Indo-Pacific region

Any nation, the US included, is welcome to invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific region, but development programs should be vigilant to mounting strategic confrontation among Indo-Pacific nations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 22:18:39

China won't wage a currency war against the US despite rising tariff tensions

The yuan softened to a fresh 13-month low against the US dollar on Monday. Amid escalating trade friction with the US, negative news could easily result in the yuan's depreciation ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 22:48:39

Manufacturing can help Pakistan's new government realize economic potential, create jobs

The victory of Imran Khan as Pakistan's new prime minister is drawing attention to how the new government will take corrective measures to stop the economy from deteriorating.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 22:03:39

US risks losing agricultural section of Chinese market as result of trade friction

A most likely consequence of a trade war between China and the US is that some agricultural products may lose the Chinese market forever.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 23:38:41

Chinese loans are not responsible for structural problems within Malaysia's economy

After suspending some China-backed projects, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is likely to visit China in August to discuss those projects and try to win deals that he said should ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 22:43:45

Private-sector investors need to play larger role to ensure sufficient capital for CPEC projects

The multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has again made headlines as some people focus on the alleged financial crisis faced by the project. When it comes to infrastructure financing in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/24 22:48:40

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