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DHL introduces new indicator for world trade

Germany-based DHL Express on Thursday launched here a new and unique early indicator for the current state and future development of global trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:31:44

China's 2017 GDP surges past forecasts

China's economy ended on strong footing with a better-than-expected growth rate and improved structure, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 22:58:39

Trump's IPR claims 'totally baseless'

US President Donald Trump's accusations about Chinese companies stealing intellectual property rights (IPR) from the US were dismissed by experts who talked to the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 22:08:40

Home prices seen edging up in December

China's housing market picked up slightly in December as mild declines in bigger metropolises stabilized and smaller cities gained some momentum, but price growth more than halved in 2017 as government curbs on speculation took effect.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/1/18 22:03:40

Power generation up in Dec

China's power generation saw faster growth in December than November, with electricity from the cleanest energy sources expanding at a rapid pace, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 22:03:40

VC funding hits $40b

Venture capital (VC) investment in China reached a record high of over $40 billion in 2017, driven by opportunities in sectors such as artificial intelligence and auto technology, the latest KPMG report showed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 22:03:40

Better Q4 at convenience stores

Chinese convenience stores performed better in the fourth quarter of 2017, as shown by a business index released Thursday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2018/1/18 22:03:40

Philippines role for domestic telcos shows growing trust, says Chinese official

Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Lu Kang noted during a press conference held on Thursday that the Philippines' decision to allow Chinese telecoms firms to operate in the country showed the deepening trust between the two nations.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/1/18 22:03:40

Net foreign exchange sales

China's commercial banks had net sales of foreign exchange in 2017, according to the State Administration of Foreign Exchange on Thursday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2018/1/18 22:03:39

Shenzhen barrier removal set to boost growth

The removal of the barrier around the core of Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, will further optimize the local investment environment and allow Hong Kong residents to make investments in Guangdong Province, Chinese commerce ministry spokesperson Gao Feng told the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 21:58:40

Carrefour denies China exit

French media reports that retailer Carrefour may sell its business in China to Auchan Retail SA and Alibaba Group Holding are untrue, the company told the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2018/1/18 21:58:40

GM says China 'at heart' of NEV strategy

General Motors Co's (GM) China unit will sell a “substantial portion” of the automaker's future electric vehicles, GM China President Matt Tsien said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/18 21:58:40

Figuratively Speaking

90b yuan Profits of China's cement companies in 2017, the China Cement Association said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 21:58:40