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India must upgrade its industrial structure in order to tackle trade imbalance with China

India has just recorded a large trade deficit with China, once again.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/14 0:43:39

More efforts needed in China to turn sporting success into nationwide interest in exercise

Despite the disappointing performances from China’s national soccer team in the ongoing qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, China is still indisputably a major sports power, as shown by its ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/14 0:08:39

Other BRICS nations need to be more open to benefit from opportunities in China

Observers have focused their eyes on New Delhi and have one question in mind: How much courage will it take for the trade ministers from BRICS countries gathering there on ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/13 0:28:39

India has nothing to fear from closer relationship between China and Bangladesh

There have been misconceptions in India that China may feel unhappy if South Asian countries such as Bangladesh forge close ties with India and that China feels the need to ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/12 0:43:39

China could offer valuable assistance in boosting Cambodia’s labor productivity

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming state visit to Cambodia has once again drawn people’s attention to the close friendship between the two Asian countries. It seems that Cambodia has become ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/11 0:08:39

No need for concern in India over China’s blockage of Brahmaputra River tributary

China-India relations should not be affected by an imaginary “water war.”
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/10 1:28:39

Smaller cities getting ready to join property rollercoaster as market cools in big four

The property market in China’s first- and second-tier cities has remained at the center of public attention, although corrections appear to be starting in some major cities in the wake ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/10 0:33:39

Property problems show need for local govts to implement timely, targeted policy adjustments

Property price jumps in China’s major cities have triggered widespread concerns among the public in recent months, but Chinese people have suddenly found a new issue to worry about as ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/9 0:38:39

Taking countermeasures to trade remedy probes does not mean China will increase protectionism

India’s commerce ministry has recommended that the country impose anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese steel wire rods to protect the interest of its domestic players, local Indian media reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/30 0:33:40

China may have found a course in between opposing arguments over its growth

Two recent news reports have provoked questions about the health of the economy in Shanghai, the commercial heart of China. One article, posted on, a lesser-known Chinese online news, ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/29 0:23:39

Substantive measures are needed to enhance China-Philippine economic relations

Reuters reported Tuesday that a trip to China by a Philippine’s special envoy has been canceled, adding uncertainty to bilateral relations, though economic ties are unlikely to change. However, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/27 23:58:39

Science and technology cooperation boasts potential in advancing B&R initiative

In a self-deprecating speech at a symposium to enhance cooperation in science and technology among countries involved in China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, Jay Narayan Shah, a professor at ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/27 0:23:39

China needs to worry about effect of India industrial transfer on production chain

As Chinese manufacturers show an increasing interest in setting up assembly lines in India, the economic competition between the two countries is likely to enter a new stage as India ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/26 0:23:39

China should step up efforts to broaden the scope of investment at home by private firms

It seems strange that the explosive growth of outbound direct investment by Chinese private companies dwarfs the growth of China’s private fixed-assets investment at home. One can’t help but ask: ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/22 23:53:39

China’s surging home prices should be controlled to evade potential economic woes

A media report saying that a Chinese-listed company with a delisting risk warning hopes to turn its losses into gains simply by selling two apartments in Beijing has been widely ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/22 0:13:39

Japan shouldn’t entangle itself in the South China Sea as business circles look to restore ties

It is understandable that the Abe administration wants to strengthen the US-Japan alliance by joining the joint patrol in the South China Sea, but Tokyo needs to consider the pros ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/21 0:23:39

China should reduce production costs for manufacturers as competition with India grows

As China commits itself to developing its service and high-tech sectors, such as the nuclear power industry, the nation certainly will not give up developing its manufacturing sector, which plays ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/20 0:08:39

China is likely to use its foreign exchange reserves for economic restructuring

It seems China is adjusting its strategies for managing the country’s massive foreign exchange reserves as part of Beijing’s efforts to promote economic restructuring. For instance, while China has cut ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/19 0:28:40