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Appliances sales up 22%

First-half online sales of home appliances totaled 264.1 billion yuan ($38.6 billion) in H1, up 22 percent year-on-year, according to a report by the China Center for Information Industry Development ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 21:03:40

US tariffs on Chinese art could backfire

Proposed US tariffs on imported Chinese art, collectibles and antiques could backfire and may help boost the Chinese domestic market instead of helping the US to address its trade deficit ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 20:28:39

Excavator sales maintain double-digit growth

Sales of China's major excavator producers maintained double-digit growth in July, according to the China Construction Machinery Association.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 19:13:39

Online education builds up personal connections between China, US

It might be challenging for Americans to teach Chinese students English online, but the unique experience of learning and sharing cultures with Chinese families is much more fulfilling.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 6:16:19

US, Chinese firms talk innovation

Senior business executives, researchers and industry leaders from some of China's major tech giants and US Silicon Valley companies met last weekend in Mountain View, western California, to decode innovation ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/8/10 0:03:40

Crane sales to Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi government will purchase another four heavy-duty gantry cranes for the smooth handling of containers at the country's Chattogram seaport, some 242 kilometers southeast of the capital Dhaka.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 22:18:43

Regulator asks list of bad debtors in P2P crackdown

China's top regulator for internet financing on Wednesday ordered the country's online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms to submit lists of deadbeat borrowers, in its latest efforts to crack down the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 22:13:40

China should learn from India's mature stock market: experts

A sharp contrast in the performances of the stock markets in India and the Chinese mainland in the past decade, during which Indian stocks outperformed that in the Chinese mainland, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 21:43:40

US fruit growers risk losing Chinese market amid rising trade tension

Tariffs imposed on fresh fruit from the US have challenged the business of that country's growers and exporters, while China's consumers have not been affected because of the small market ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 21:18:40

Capital to be tightened in domestic property; crackdown on irregularities to continue

China's plan to increase investment in the infrastructure sector later this year is unlikely to bring more capital into the domestic real estate market, as housing authorities will continue to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 20:13:40

Deadline nears for US airlines' Taiwan reference fix, CAAC 'closely watching'

Four US airlines had yet to complete revisions on the way they refer to the island of Taiwan as of Wednesday, despite a Thursday deadline, the Global Times found.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 22:08:40

China has prepared fully for a soybean standoff with the US

China is cutting domestic demand to reduce soybean imports, and it has also made other preparations in the face of an ongoing soybean standoff with the US, experts said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 21:28:40

Slump in China's State wheat reserves sparks concern over need for US imports

A sharp decline in China's wheat reserves in recent months sparked speculation that China might have to expand imports from the US, a sign of the nation's reliance on US ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 21:03:40

Beijing-Tianjin bullet train ups speed to 350km/h

The Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway, China's first high-speed railway, increased its maximum speed to 350 kilometers per hour on Wednesday, providing a fresh booster to the country's Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 19:08:39

Export of used diesel vehicles from Germany rises substantially

Used diesel cars are increasingly being exported to other European countries, according to a study by the Institute for Applied Logistics at the University of Applied Sciences in Wuerzburg-Schweinfurt published ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 9:06:02

US stands to lose more from Chinese LNG tariffs as China diversifies energy security strategy

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a better weapon in the hands of China than in those of the US because of China's more diversified energy security strategy, a Chinese expert ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 22:38:39

Rising ingredient prices, shortages rattle China's drug industry

Chinese pharmaceutical companies are sounding the alarm about skyrocketing prices of active ingredients, with media reports of drug distributors cornering markets and raising drug prices up to 100 times, leading ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 22:18:41

China's residential common areas spark controversy

The residential common area, a unique business model in China's real estate market under which the common areas at commercial residential programs are equally shared among property owners as calculated ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 22:03:39