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Merkel visit can shore up relations


China and Germany are expected to further strengthen their business relations, while issues concerning market access and intellectual property (IP) rights will also be addressed, German business representatives said on Tuesday, ahead of an official visit to China by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Let's talk demographics

The growth rate in the number of domestic internet users began slowing down in 2017, prompting analysts to speculate that the country's internet industry, propelled ...

Medical tourism emerges in Hainan

It has been one month since the Chinese government announced its plans to build South China's Hainan Province into a free trade port. Under the ...



Car tariffs to be cut to 15% as part of opening pledge

China will cut import tariffs for cars and auto parts, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday, making good on China's pledge to further open up the world's largest auto market to foreign companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 21:23:40

Stock boost from Xiongan plan progress

Stocks related to the Xiongan New Area rallied following reports that the master plan for the area will soon be finished.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 21:13:42

Border city vows to crack down on ineligible home purchasing

To rein in runaway home prices, local housing authorities in Dandong, a Chinese city bordering North Korea, rolled out a slew of policies on Tuesday, vowing to prevent registration by ineligible buyers and to block speculative activities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 21:13:42

Figuratively Speaking

China's premium income from online property insurance sales in the first quarter of 2018, up 30.9 percent year-on-year, data from the Insurance Association of China showed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 21:13:40

Chinese premier stresses further opening-up

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed higher level of opening-up to drive forward reform, stimulate market vitality and optimize the development environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/22 21:04:59

Chinese firm partners with Great Ethiopian Run to organize relay race

A Chinese firm, International First Highway (IFH), is partnering with Great Ethiopian Run (GER) to organize a 6 km relay race on June 3, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/22 21:02:28

China welcomes Brazil's anti-subsidy ruling on hot-rolled steel imports

China welcomes the decision by Brazil to refrain from anti-subsidy measures against imports of hot-rolled steel plate products, the Ministry of Commerce said in an online statement Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/22 21:01:09

Merkel visit can shore up relations

China and Germany are expected to further strengthen their business relations, while issues concerning market access and intellectual property (IP) rights will also be addressed, German business representatives said on Tuesday, ahead of an official visit to China by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 20:53:40

Scramble for Tianjin hukou rolls on despite cooling policies

Talented Chinese are flocking to North China's Tianjin in search of a hukou (permanent residence) in the Chinese capital's neighbor, although the local government has already rolled out several policy "fixes" to ease the rush sparked by a talent plan it released only on May 16.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 20:23:40

Xiongan progress boosts stocks

Stocks related to the Xiongan New Area rallied following reports that the master plan for the area will soon be finished.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 20:08:41

Border city vows to crack down on ineligible home purchasing activity

To rein in runaway home prices, local housing authorities in Dandong, a Chinese city bordering North Korea, rolled out a slew of policies on Tuesday, vowing to prevent registration by ineligible buyers and to prevent speculative activities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 20:08:39

Car tariffs to be cut to 15%

China will cut import tariffs for cars and auto parts, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday, making good on China's pledge to further open up the world's largest auto market to foreign companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 20:03:39

China UnionPay sees increased card use globally

China UnionPay, the country's sole bank card network operator, said Tuesday its global card network continued to expand in 2017 with increased transactions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/22 19:30:14