Over 200 Fortune 500 companies sign up for 2nd CIIE

More than 200 Fortune 500 companies have signed up for the second China International Import Expo (CIIE), according to the organizer.

China's goods trade with B&R countries reaches over 6 trln dollars

The goods trade volume between China and countries and regions along the Belt and Road Initiatives (BRI) surpassed $6 trillion from 2013 to 2018, according to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:55:05

AmCham should evaluate business climate more objectively: MOFCOM

It is hoped that the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) ought to evaluate China's market access and business environment for foreign investors in a more comprehensive, objective and fair manner, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) urged on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 20:48:17

Switzerland applauded for joining BRI

A decision by Switzerland to join the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has garnered much praise in China, where analysts call the move a crucial step that will open up massive possibilities for cooperation and strengthen bilateral trade and economic ties.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 20:28:40

China to expand SOE mixed ownership reform: spokesperson

China is screening the fourth batch of pilot state-owned enterprises (SOEs) for mixed ownership reform, an official from the country's economic planner said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:09:20

China March FDI expands 8 pct

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland expanded 8 percent year on year to reach 95.17 billion yuan (about 14.2 billion US dollars) in March, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:08:51

More details about deal with Apple might come out in May: Qualcomm

More details of Apple-Qualcomm deal might come out though its quarterly earnings conference call scheduled in May, Qualcomm told Xinhua on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:08:28

New services, deals

Fifteen years ago, Emirates became the first Middle Eastern airline to launch a direct passenger service between the region and the Chinese mainland. In celebration of the milestone, the airline is offering up to 15 percent off on fares.
Source: Global Times - Reuters | 2019/4/18 19:55:47

Overseas business jets bullish on Chinese market

On Monday morning, dozens of business jets and helicopters manufactured by well-known aircraft companies like Bombardier, Boeing and Airbus were lined up for display at the 2019 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 19:43:40

Chinese university students meet 'Finnish Nightmares' author

With a few strokes of her pen, the Finnish graphic designer Karoliina Korhonen presented her drawing on a white board, and made her cartoon figure Matti lifelike.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 18:48:40

China set for electric vehicle charging lead

The boom of new-energy vehicle (NEV) sales in recent years has seen a related improvement in charging approaches and technologies in China, but the infrastructure still needs coordinated efforts by government bodies and enterprises, industry observers and executives told the Global Times during the Shanghai Auto Show.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 18:33:40

China, US to negotiate a final trade deal via 'various effective means': MOFCOM

Trade talks between China and the US have been continuously making progress, and while issues still remain, the two will continue to negotiate through “various effective means,” a spokesperson of China's Commerce ministry told the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 17:28:17

New foreign investment law shows China's confidence, mature market: expert

The release of China's newly approved foreign investment law, which aims to protect overseas investment, showed the confidence of the country's system as well as the maturity of the Chinese market, an expert said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 16:58:40

The world's first 5G hotel

At this hotel in South China, a 5G-powered service robot guides guests to their rooms and chats with them in the elevator. Fast and stable networks enable virtual reality (VR) gaming, and everything is connected to the cloud.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 16:53:40