Netherlands could play bigger role in BRI: analyst

Companies from the Netherlands see great potential in the Chinese market and are actively exploring business opportunities in a wide range of sectors from logistics to technologies, as the two countries have decided to strengthen bilateral cooperation, executives said on Thursday.

China's expanding social credit system improves management efficiency

China's social credit system exposed more dishonest entities in the first quarter of 2019, and a broader range of areas will be included in the evaluation of personal social credit in the future, China's top economic planner said on Thursday
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 21:08:40

Amazon makes adjustments in China

Amazon is notifying sellers that it will no longer operate a marketplace nor provide seller services on its Chinese website from July 18, the company said in a statement sent to the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 21:03:40

Japan to lose from ban on Huawei in 5G era

Japan is likely to lose sound opportunities in the development of 5G technology and bear more costs if the country joins the US and insists on restricting cooperation with Chinese companies like Huawei, industry insiders said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 21:03:40

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