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China imports 4.71 mln tonnes of liquefied natural gas in August

China imported 4.71 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in August, up 51.5 percent year on year, the country's customs authority said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 15:23:26

Chinese mainland tourists to Thailand drop 11 percent in August

Chinese mainland tourists to Thailand dropped 11.77 percent in August compared with the same month last year, according to Thailand's Ministry of Tourism and Sports statistics.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:25:15

China continues to cut 30 million tons of crude steel capacity in 2018: report

China is endeavoring to cut steel overcapacity and will make continuous efforts to advance the recovery and sound growth of the industry across the globe, the Xinhua News Agency reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/21 12:26:46

China's first industrial product option started trading on Shanghai Futures Exchange

China's first industrial product option, copper option, got listed on the Shanghai Futures Exchange for trading on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/21 11:48:45

Iron ore demand peaks

China's iron ore demand has already peaked and is expected to stay flat, an executive of the country's biggest listed steelmaker, Baoshan Iron & Steel Co, said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/20 22:28:42

China opens first test road for self-driving cars with 5G network function

China opened its first road designated for tests of self-driving cars with fifth-generation (5G) network connectivity in Beijing on Wednesday, marking a significant step in the country's steadfast efforts in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 22:38:40

Gasoline demand to peak

China's diesel demand has already peaked and demand for gasoline will peak in 2025, according to a forecast released on Tuesday by a research arm of State energy group China ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/18 20:58:41

APEC economies get ready for digital disruption

Over the past week, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members have been looking at new ways businesses can capitalize on changing technologies and consumers habits across the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/18 15:36:27

International tech giants to establish AI centers in Shanghai

Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, and several other international tech giants announced to establish AI-related innovation centers and research institutes in Shanghai at the on-going World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/18 10:22:41

94 million online loans

Online loans worth 116 billion yuan ($16.97 billion) had been registered by the end of August on a unified platform operated by an industry association in China, amid a nationwide ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/9/16 21:03:40

East China mass transit operators embrace big data to increase efficiency

Chinese public transportation companies are actively using cutting-edge technologies such as big data, voice recognition and mobile payments to increase the appeal of traditional public transport modes like buses and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 20:53:40

China's crude oil output resumes growth

China's crude oil output edged up 0.2 percent year on year in August, the first monthly increase since November 2015, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/15 16:01:39

Gulf Oil station restores regular pricing without govt intervention

The US-based Gulf Oil's gasoline station in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, which attracted local consumers to its cheaper prices on Thursday, has sparked public discussions on the global oil ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:03:40

ASEAN eyes strong digital growth amid new industrial revolution

The 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN concluded on Thursday, reaching consensus on tapping the fourth industrial revolution and accelerating digital growth, among other issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/14 10:59:45

China aims to slam brakes on car capacity

Chinese regulators plan to impose restrictions on automakers' investments in new capacity so as to prevent 'haphazard investment and redundant development' in the automobile industry.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/13 18:20:54

China's small pig farmers pose huge challenge to African swine fever battle

Even after 14 outbreaks of African swine fever across China in just over a month, pig farmer Wang Wu does not believe there is a real threat to his livelihood.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/13 17:53:40

China to further streamline approval procedures for businesses

China will further push reforms that aim to streamline the approval process for companies, a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/13 10:46:31

New NAFTA auto rules to curb Mexico's competitiveness: bank

Stricter rules of origin imposed on the automotive industry by the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will hamper the sector's competitiveness, Mexico's second-largest bank warned on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 11:17:08