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US LNG industry hopes for resolution of US-China trade issues

The US industry of liquefied natural gas (LNG) expressed hope that the United States and China could resolve trade issues soon, experts said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 15:08:34

Apple urges US gov't not to impose new tariffs on Chinese imports

Apple Inc. has urged the US government not to impose additional tariffs on its products imported from China, saying that the new round of tariffs would reduce its contribution to the US economy, and hurt the company's global competitiveness.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 13:55:24

US-initiated trade disputes cast shadow over job market in California

The US-initiated trade disputes with China had an effect on California and could hit the Golden State further if it dragged on to next year, according to the latest economic forecast from Chapman University released Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 13:17:30

US markets place hopes on restarting trade talks with China

After stocks plummeted last month, US markets are surging once again, on hopes of restarting trade talks with China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 12:36:10

US fourth largest city suffers from trade tension with China: trade expert

Houston, the fourth largest city of the United States, will specifically suffer from a tense trade relationship with China, a trade expert has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 11:20:17

China ready to encourage more firms to take part in Iraqi reconstruction: ambassador

Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao said on Thursday that China is ready to encourage more enterprises to take part in Iraqi reconstruction to promote the solid development of the strategic partnership between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 11:15:20

Officials, experts agree Pakistan-China relations entering new phase through CPEC

A day-long think-tank dialogue was held here on Thursday in which officials and representatives of Pakistani and Chinese think-tanks working on Pak-China relations discussed scope and future prospects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 11:10:29

China to soon unveil new foreign investment negative lists

China will roll out the revised negative lists for foreign investment market access by the end of this month, the country's commerce ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 10:53:00

Chinese, US chief trade negotiators to communicate following presidents' instructions

Chief trade negotiators of China and the United States will communicate in line with the instructions made by the two heads of state, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 9:38:14

Tariffs to hit US importers, consumers

Washington's threat of additional tariffs on consumer electronics products from China will only make its importers and consumers suffer from higher costs, and it will not be easy for the sector's supply chain to shift from China, analysts and entrepreneurs told the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 22:33:40

Tibet promotes BRI-related economies, improves connections with South Asia

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region reported a 12.2 percent year-on-year increase in its trade with countries and regions along the routes of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the first five months, as it pursues the construction of an important channel for China to open up to South Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 22:13:41

China-EU investment pact likely in 2020

The negotiations on a China-EU bilateral investment treaty (BIT) are moving forward and the two sides have made positive headway in the text and an associated list, according to Chinese officials.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 22:08:42

China, UN sign MOU on global food security amid uncertainties

China on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the UN World Food Program (WFP) in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province, a major move to recognize China's contribution to global food security and show the country's willingness to share its agricultural experience with more developing countries amid an unstable global situation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 20:23:40

Yiwu and Alibaba explore new trade paths

Yiwu, one of the top choices among overseas traders to source small commodities in China, is seeking new trade channels in partnership with domestic e-commerce giant Alibaba to boost online trade.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 20:03:40

New services, deals

Chinese lessor ICBC Aviation Leasing Co said on Wednesday that it signed a MOU during the Paris Air Show with a Japanese leasing firm to develop a strategic alliance to offer financing products to airlines globally.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 17:58:40

Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou airports the most competitive: research report

Last year, three major airports in Shanghai, Beijing and South China's Guangdong Province showed the highest levels of competitiveness among major Chinese airports in terms of factors such as passenger capacity, accessibility, efficiency, value of airlines and matching airport growth to local economic growth, an industry report showed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 17:53:41

Chinese innovation has visible impact on supercomputing conference

The technological innovation of Chinese companies is having a visible impact at a global supercomputing conference, where practitioners found international cooperation important for the future of supercomputers.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/6/20 15:38:40

Russian economy needs "warming up" this year: PM

The Russian government needs to take more steps this year to accelerate the country's economic growth, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/20 15:18:47