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US experts optimistic about broad application prospects of blockchain

Although it is in the early stage of development, the broad application prospects of blockchain technology, combined with a new tech wave including artificial intelligence and virtual reality, are highly ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/20 11:32:03

Talent shortage hampers China's IC sector

There is a huge talent gap in the domestic integrated circuit (IC) industry, a sector the country has been striving to promote recently, but experts believe the gap could be ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 21:23:39

Road cargo traffic expands in July

China's road freight transport continued to expand in the first seven months of 2018, the Ministry of Transport said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:18:40

New Silk Road brings more than trade to China, Europe

Truck driver Lusso is waiting at the Duisburg Intermodal Terminal (DIT) for a freight train from China. He is one of the several hundreds of truck drivers waiting at the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 10:13:55

Number of US active drilling rigs stays flat this week

The number of active drilling rigs in the United States stayed flat this week, showed weekly data released by Baker Hughes on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 11:04:50

Net forex sales in July

Chinese commercial banks saw net foreign exchange sales in July and cross-border capital flows remain basically stable, the country's forex regulator said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 22:23:41

CBOT soybeans surge as China, US prepare trade talks

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures closed sharply higher on Thursday with soybeans surging more than three percent as China and the United States prepared for trade talks.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:08:28

US protectionism to boost China-EU cooperation on robots: analysts

Unilateral protectionism adopted by the US could open up new windows for Chinese robot companies to collaborate more closely with their European counterparts to advance technology and boost the economy, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 23:33:40

Electricity use up 9% from January-July

China's electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, rose 9 percent year-on-year in the first seven months of the year, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 22:13:40

China to scale up investment in chip design

Chinese chipmakers should scale up investment in chip design and production where they have already made certain breakthroughs, industry insiders said at a forum, noting that such efforts could drive ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 20:54:47

Manganese discovery

Surveyors have discovered huge deposits of manganese in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous 65 Region, the local land and resources authority said.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:58:41

Rents up in first-tier cities due to rising demand, short supply

Rents in first-tier cities rose in July, which experts said was mainly driven by increasing demand from college graduates and short supply in local markets.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:58:40

China approves projects worth over 10 bln USD in July

China's top economic planner said Thursday it approved 17 fixed-asset investment projects with a combined investment of 77.7 billion yuan (about 11.3 billion US dollars) in July.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 14:29:02

Courier sector grows in July

China's courier sector posted faster growth in July as online consumption continued to expand, official data showed.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/8/15 22:08:40

China lists 400 State-owned enterprises for market reform

The Chinese government has listed about 400 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) for market reforms by and 2022, signaling policymakers' determination to carry out broad reforms of the country's massive State-owned assets.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 21:58:27

US ice cream firms risk missing era of exploding consumption in China amid trade row

From Haagen-Dazs to Bassetts to other niche brands, US ice cream makers have expanded all over the Chinese market in recent years. But now many of them are worried that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 21:28:40

Hebei vows 15% cut to smog by 2020

North China's Hebei Province will cut smog by a further 15 percent by 2020, according to a policy document released late on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:43:40

Securities fee revenue to double

Revenue from securities fees in China is expected to more than double to $103 billion in the next six years, a new report by a financial consultancy firm said on ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:38:40