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Too soon for China to sell US bonds amid trade tiff

With China-US trade talks continuing, it may be too early to think China would slash its US Treasury holdings significantly.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/24 19:53:41

CPEC to play larger role in driving Pakistan's economy

China and Pakistan have decided to widen the scope of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Economic Times reported, adding that the two countries have signed new agreements to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 22:58:40

Border economic zone can support stable ties with Myanmar

Work on establishing an economic cooperation zone along the China-Myanmar border has reportedly started, with priority given to sectors including manufacturing. Amid signs of rising anti-Chinese sentiment in Myanmar, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/22 21:31:37

China's birth dearth having profound impact on economy

China's demographic structure is changing faster than expected, and its impact on the economy will be immense.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 20:48:38

Will Huawei see brain drain after CFO's arrest?

Amid difficulties involving the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese telecoms company has drawn attention as netizens wonder how the giant will develop its human resources to maintain ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 21:19:10

Cheap labor alone won't make India the next China

Which country will be the next China – India or Vietnam?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 20:47:18

More taxes for China's super rich will narrow income gap

Will the world's trust industry become a major beneficiary of China's newly reformed tax regime, as the country's super rich rack their brains over ways to evade taxes?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 20:23:40

Vietnam's SOE reform merits closer look by Chinese investors

As China's labor cost advantage shrinks considerably, some Chinese manufacturers are increasingly interested in setting up assembly lines in Vietnam. Chinese companies are in the midst of a boom in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 20:37:14

US trade gap with China reflects market distortions

How serious would US inflation be with a full-blown trade war? The record US trade deficit with China may offer some clues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 20:23:39

Financial liberalization crucial step in opening-up

As China pledges to further open its economy to foreign companies and investment, the financial market is expected to be a top priority.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/13 20:53:39

China a global leader in hi-tech development

After having taken the global lead in the digitalization of the consumer sector at large, it's time for China to up the ante in incorporating emerging internet technologies into its ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/12 0:08:29

Lenovo 5G vote shows depth of sector's integration

Some countries should feel guilty as they block 5G technology provided by Chinese enterprises, such as Lenovo, which last year was caught in a controversy over reportedly backing US chipmaker ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/10 20:57:38

CPEC can play key role in generating jobs in Pakistan

Approximately 1.2 million jobs could be created indirectly in Pakistan because of agreed projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), media reports have said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 20:17:37

Are Apple's sales a barometer of China's economy?

Not long after a widely circulated post claimed that a rise in the sales of men's underwear in Northeast China's Liaoning Province indicated an economic recovery, some people began to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 20:13:39

Rice yields seeds of better China-Philippines ties

While Western media outlets keep a close eye on the dispute between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea, the two main protagonists in the story are busy ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/7 20:51:55

India needs more than good policies to drive reform

India's general election later this year puts a big test for the present administration's reform push.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/6 20:48:43

China's tech spending can't flag even if economy slows

As the economy shows more serious signs of slowing, can China find new engines of growth by narrowing its aerospace-technology gap with the US?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 21:27:02

Industrial ties with Vietnam call for coordination

The trade conflict between China and the US is boosting the economic prospects of Vietnam, as some Chinese enterprises consider plans to get around US tariffs by moving manufacturing to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/2 20:09:22