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IMF chief hails progress in China-US trade talks, urges "trade peace"


International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday hailed the progress made in the latest round of China-US trade talks as "extremely good news," urging the world to grasp the opportunity to achieve "a trade peace."


India relaxes visa rules to attract more Chinese visitors, exchanges

India announced that tourist visa requirement for Chinese citizens are being significantly relaxed and fees are being cut to attract more tourism from China, which has received a mixed feedback in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 21:09:36

Robots from on high

A bird's-eye view of the new robotic-technology museum in Haian, East China's Jiangsu Province on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 20:53:40

Generic drugs get government boost in China

China has announced the first 33 generic drugs that will be involved in a drive to ensure the supplies and stabilize the prices of shortage-prone pharmaceutical products.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 20:48:40

US soybean futures rise over 2 pct weekly on trade optimism

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures settled higher for the trading week which ended on Oct. 11, with soybean futures surging over two percent on positive prospect of trade talks between China and the US.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 8:04:12

Star Market and Digital Economy Summit opens in Hebei

The Star Market and Digital Economy Summit, one of the most important forums of the China International Digital Economy Expo 2019, was held on October 10 in Zhengding, Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/12 14:03:40

Over 40% of HK companies' business incomes have dropped as a result of violence: poll

The violence in Hong Kong has hurt the local economy and employment, as more than 40 percent of respondents to a poll said their company's business had declined, and unemployment has swept across more industries, Hong Kong's largest labor organization said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/12 13:52:32

Moscow metro users can now use China UnionPay cards to pay fare

People can pass fare gates at 150 Moscow metro stations from Friday by swiping a China UnionPay card with the "QuickPass" signage or a phone connected to such a card and capable of contactless payment.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/12 11:21:11

Consensus may not translate to an end in trade war: experts

Amid the latest round of China-US trade talks, Chinese experts noted it is good to see the two sides reaching a consensus and agreement, but it is not necessarily tantamount that the trade war has ended, even if some tariffs are scrapped.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/12 10:30:39

Optimism surrounds trade talks between China, US

A positive atmosphere hovers over the latest round of trade talks between China and the US, as the two sides appear willing to find a way out in the two-day talks, amid hopes to reach a partial trade deal.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 23:23:40

China, US achieve substantial progress in new round of trade talks in Washington

China and the United States achieved substantial progress in multiple areas after holding a new round of high-level economic and trade consultations on Thursday and Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/12 7:21:31

China announces dates for finance sector opening-up

China's securities regulator on Friday announced specific dates to scrap foreign ownership controls in China's financial sector, in the latest sign of the country's unwavering commitment to financial opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 19:38:40

China's nation brand value surges 40 percent: British consultancy

China's nation brand value increased by 40.4 percent to 19.5 trillion US dollars from 2018 to 2019, according to a report released Thursday on the annual study of national brands.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/11 15:32:15

China steps up policies to improve business climate, stabilize investment

China is set to boost its business environment through government legislation, as part of a new round of stabilizing policies which chart a roadmap for high-quality growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/11 12:19:19