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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

Hotpot fish offers potential for China-Myanmar aquaculture cooperation

China faces a huge gap when it comes to imports of Basa fish, a freshwater meaty fish that is served on Chinese dining tables as fillets with hot pickled vegetable ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 18:58:40

China's industrial SME development index up in Q4: report

An index measuring the performance of industrial small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in China registered a rebound in the fourth quarter of 2018 as continued policy support for the private ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/15 15:52:31

Starbucks to follow Apple in China decline

Famed US companies like Apple and Starbucks are declining in the Chinese market because of pressure in the current macroeconomic context and intensified competition with local rivals.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 22:38:39

China's trade with NK plunges by over 50% in 2018

China's trade with North Korea dropped by more than 50 percent year-on-year in 2018, showing that China is strictly complying with UN's sanctions on the North over nuclear issues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 21:48:40

Beijing to boost night-time economy

Beijing will release measures to boost consumption in the night-time economy, the city mayor Chen Jining said Monday while delivering the annual government work report.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/14 16:18:20

Chinese vehicle maker FAW unveils new models in Ecuador

FAW Group Corporation, one of China's largest state-owned vehicle manufacturers, showcased its range of models for the Ecuadorian market over the weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/14 16:16:00

China's natural gas imports hit record high

China's imports of natural gas climbed to a new high last year in part due to government support for clean energy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/14 14:56:26

Advance for upgrading

China will make further efforts to advance the upgrading of domestic consumption in 2019 by enhancing urban and rural consumption capacities as well as driving services consumption, an official ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/13 20:38:39