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Closer ties with Washington won't bring US manufacturing investment to India

As US President Donald Trump and some US political elites talk up a vision of Indo-Pacific cooperation, Washington may want to make a gesture to convince New Delhi that the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/14 21:28:40

China becomes economic dynamo propelling growth of Mekong River neighbors

China's pursuit of higher-quality growth has further cemented the nation's position as the dynamo of the global economy and there is sufficient reason to believe its neighboring economies, notably the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 21:36:47

Collapse of Huawei-AT&T smartphone deal set to escalate Sino-US trade tensions

The collapse of Chinese technology giant Huawei Technologies Co's planned deal with US carrier AT&T Inc is more of a political issue than a business one, and it will escalate ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 23:13:40

India can't copy China's technology success without understanding its origins

There is much to admire about China's rise as a technology and innovation power to become a rival of the US on many fronts. The admiration could well prompt other ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 0:23:39

Crucial test ahead in squeezing out housing speculators in China

As 2018 will be crucial to China's efforts to tame the country's bubbly real estate market, authorities should be wary of any possible resurgence in speculative buying as curbs are ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/8 22:48:39

China's aid to Pakistan aims for fundamental improvement in economic conditions

China should pay more attention this year to the quality and effectiveness of its economic cooperation with and assistance to Pakistan, as ties are set to get closer amid hostility ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/7 23:43:39

Colombo complex can benefit all parties using Indian Ocean shipping lanes

While many have been focusing on the Chinese “label” on a $1 billion project near Sri Lanka's main port of Colombo, less attention has been paid to the economic logic ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 22:28:41

China building new world of trade rules to serve changing needs

In 2018, China is likely to make great strides in promoting free trade agreements (FTAs) that will frame new rules and norms governing global trade and investment. China will pursue negotiations ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 23:13:39

Better industrial, trade policies can help India cut unemployment among youth

A recent article posted by the Indian Express revealed the sluggish pace of job creation in India in recent years, citing multiple data. Since the country has experienced rapid population ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 23:08:39

Australia overstates security concerns of Huawei link to Solomons

Australia may be oversensitive to China's growing presence in the Solomon Islands. According to a recent report from the Financial Times (FT), Canberra is poised to block a deal under ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 22:58:39

China's rising influence in global economy instilling hope in opportunity takers

China is seen by many observers as the country with the greatest potential in the world in 2018. The economic rise of China and its growing influence in international affairs ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 21:58:39

Troubles of Baha Mar project show Chinese contractors need management voice

Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas has again made headline news as its original developer, BML Properties, has filed a lawsuit against China Construction America Inc (CCA), the contractor of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/27 22:28:40

Race for clean energy may determine victory in 'dragon-elephant' competition

With a growing middle class and a booming economy, India is widely considered as the world's next center of oil demand growth. However, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said recently ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/26 21:23:39

Tibet's economic development due for more attention

China's annual central conference on rural work, which will set the tone for next year's agricultural and rural development, will convene in Beijing soon. Revitalizing the countryside is expected to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/25 23:23:40

Deflate sharing-economy bubbles to avert wider risk in China

With a surge in bankruptcies in the so-called sharing economy, avoiding further inflation of bubbles should be a major theme of China's economic policies next year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 21:33:39

Deficient management core reason for fatal high-speed rail crash in US

After the deadly Amtrak derailment in the US state of Washington, US President Donald Trump tweeted that the accident underscores the need for his infrastructure plan. But it's misleading to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 23:58:14

Expanding exports of US farm products wrong way to cut trade deficit with China

The US merchandise trade deficit with China has reportedly risen to its second-highest level on record. This scenario might trigger renewed complaints and protectionism in the US and increase the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 23:53:39

Chinese investors need greater clarity on UK trade, investment position in post-Brexit era

As the UK looks to strengthen ties with China after leaving the EU, China hopes that the country will wrap up its Brexit negotiations as soon as possible to end ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 0:33:39