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China's forestry output tops 7 trln yuan in 2018

China's forestry sector output reached 7.33 trillion yuan (about 1.1 trillion US dollars) in 2018, 2.88 percent up from than in 2017, according to the National Forestry and Grassland Administration. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 19:29:35

5G technology exhibition held in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang

An automatic aircraft based on 5G technology is displayed in a 5G technology exhibition in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 19, 2019. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 17:24:28

First direct freighter flight between Norway, China starts with seafood transport

A Slovakian air cargo company has started carrying Norwegian seafood to China in the first direct freighter flight between Norway and the Asian country, Norway's state-owned operator of civil airports ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 16:07:23

China-Europe freight train services surge in 2018

China-Europe freight trains made 6,363 trips in 2018, surging 73 percent from 2017, according to the China Railway Corporation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 15:40:17

New services, deals

More than 72,000 Chinese travelers arrived in South Africa last year, showing stable growth over the previous year, and the numbers from April to September last year increased by 8.6 ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 18:32:03

First joint venture witnesses development of China's air catering industry

Beijing Air Catering Co's development might reflect how backward China's air catering industry was.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 18:28:31

VW, Ford team up on vans to collaborate on EVs, self-driving cars

Volkswagen and Ford Motor said on Tuesday they will join forces on commercial vans and pickups and are exploring joint development of electric and self-driving technology, actions meant to save ...
Source: Reuters - Global Times | 2019/1/17 18:03:41

Lower incentives for NEV have not dampened consumer appetite for green vehicles in China

China's new-energy vehicle (NEV) sector will continue to grow rapidly after subsidies are terminated at the end of 2020, Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei said during ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 18:03:40

China's heavy equipment sales maintain double-digit growth

Sales of major heavy equipment including digging machines and loaders witnessed double-digit growth in China last year, pointing to improving vitality in the broader economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 17:44:20

Chinese internet giants kick off a rat race in Southeast Asia's e-commerce market

Chinese e-commerce giants and internet companies have already been breaking into the Southeast Asian markets for several years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 20:40:41

China Eastern carry 9.3 pct more passengers in 2018

China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd., one of the country's three largest state-owned airlines, was projected to have carried 121.1 million passengers in 2018, an annual increase of 9.3 percent.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 16:41:05

Spotlight: Alibaba's AI-powered Hema stores to drive digitization of retail industry

Facial recognition payment, app-enabled self-checkout, digitalized inventories... Alibaba's offline Hema supermarket was on display in New York City during the 2019 Retail's Big Show on Jan. 13-15, featuring artificial intelligence ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 15:02:32

Interview: Chinese automaker ready to enter US market

Chinese Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) Motor has said it is working on getting its vehicles ready for the US market and plans to begin sales in the first half of ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 14:36:33

Thailand expects more tourists during Chinese, Thai New Year with visa-on-arrival fee waiver

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said on Wednesday the country welcome foreign tourists during the celebration of Chinese New Year and Thai New Year Songkran water-splashing festival after the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 14:02:17

China's imported soybean supply guaranteed this year, domestic production to improve: official

Chinese imports of soybeans will be guaranteed in quantity this year with steady market operations, meanwhile the area sown to soybean in China is expected to be expanded in 2019, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 12:58:39

Spotlight: China retail players shape industry landscape via innovation

Chinese e-commerce giants, technology device producers and financial solution providers are shaping the retail industry in China and the world at large, industry leaders and insiders said at a major ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 10:25:25

China Focus: Emoji economy inspires startup culture among youngsters

The popular "Cheer-up Duck" emoji series on China's popular social media platform WeChat has continued its popularity with the images being designed into creative spin-off products and sold online.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 8:18:18

Car-sharing sector struggling with cash pressures

Frenzied investment drives market in wrong direction, sharing economy not to be blamed: analysts
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 20:08:39