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Rising middle class may mean bright future for Tesla

As US-based electric carmaker Tesla gears up its deliveries of the Model 3 in China, test drives are in hot demand at Tesla showrooms. Some customers have shown great enthusiasm ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/24 22:10:50

India-Pakistan economic ties should not be interrupted by terror attack

India and Pakistan need to avoid engaging in a trade war that will deal a blow to their own economies as well as that of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/21 22:19:37

Modi reforms for foreign investment worth applause

India has accelerated its efforts to make it easier to do business in the country. As China's labor cost advantage shrinks, Chinese enterprises should pay attention to changes in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 20:58:41

Philippines advised to treat Chinese firms fairly

Two Chinese companies are reportedly interested in buying the Philippines' largest shipyard, once an important US naval base in the Pacific region. Some Philippine politicians have expressed concern over a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/18 21:23:40

Investment can create 'virtuous circle' for CPEC

After a suicide attack claimed by the Pakistan-based Islamist militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) killed at least 40 Indian paramilitary troopers in the Pulwama district, India has said it will ensure ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/17 20:51:24

Firms should adapt, not abandon changing China

China's economic slowdown is a fact. Some foreign companies are said to be considering a withdrawal from the Chinese market, while others are making the choice to stay. Nobody can ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 21:23:41

If trade war flips balance, China gains more say

The US trade deficit with China will reverse in the long term, Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai was quoted by US-based financial network CNBC as saying on Wednesday. The forecast may ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 22:30:37

Huawei shows Chinese firms can defend interests

China's Huawei has started to fight back.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/12 22:23:40

'Make in India' campaign may wilt under US pressure

US President Donald Trump's trade policy won't only affect China while leaving India unaffected. After sinking into the trade conflict with China, the US is reportedly considering a possible withdrawal ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/11 22:05:27

Cooperation can help China beat technology cold war

China doesn't want to engage in a technological cold war with anyone, not to mention the US, which is the global leader in science and technology. But if Washington pulls ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 21:08:39

How will Brexit crisis affect China-UK economic ties?

When Britain voted in the 2016 Brexit referendum, there were many in Chinese media who naively thought, “Well, that is a democratic decision. Britain will leave the EU.” However, critical ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/7 10:00:05

Is it necessary to kill all financial innovation from shadow banking in China?

Frankly speaking, I don't think the rapid decline in China's economic growth, that started in the second half of 2018, will easily stop or even slow, as there have been ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/6 8:46:42

Support mechanism needed to ensure China's job stability

This year is shaping up as the most difficult in a long time for China to ensure employment stability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 20:38:40

Like Alibaba, China's economy can adjust and adapt

Following Apple's sales problem in China, domestic e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday gave investors a mixed report. Although revenue increased 41 percent year-on-year in the quarter ended December 31, 2018, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 21:09:46

US will feel impact of shifts in Chinese investment

A study released by China's Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday reminded Chinese companies of increased risks of investing in North America, especially the US and Canada. As Washington grows more hostile ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 0:29:13

US, allies should match China's opening-up moves

China is moving quickly to push forward a draft law amendment that aims to further open its economy to foreign investment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/29 21:08:01

Modi's task is jobs, and Chinese investment can help

Ahead of a general election due by May, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi suffered a setback in an India Today poll, which showed his popularity rating had dropped to a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/28 20:30:36

West can boycott Huawei, but not all Chinese products

The Canadian government will provide up to $40 million for Finnish telecom giant Nokia to conduct research on 5G wireless technology, Canadian Broadcasting Corp (CBC) reported Friday. That story was ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/27 20:53:10