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China mines coal under railway tunnel

A company in China's coal province of Shanxi has exploited coal under a railway tunnel using a new technology, the first project of its kind in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:56:17

China's logistics industry to continue booming in 2018: report

A think tank has predicted the total value of the logistics industry in China will approach 280 trillion yuan (43.5 trillion US dollars) in 2018, an increase of 6.5 percent ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:42:55

German beer sales drop in 2017 due to bad weather, falling exports

German brewers witnessed a fall in beer sales in 2017, an industry estimate published on Thursday finds.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:40:23

China's power generation grows faster in December

China's power generation saw faster growth in December than November, with electricity from most clean energy sources expanding at a rapid pace, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 16:57:44

More Chinese airlines move to allow smartphones onboard after rules change

More and more Chinese airlines are opening onboard Portable Electronic Device (PED) services, with China Southern Airlines and Xiamen airlines saying they will allow passengers to use their smartphones and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 16:22:50

China's industrial output expands 6.6 pct in 2017

China's industrial output expanded 6.6 percent year on year in 2017, accelerating from 6-percent growth in 2016, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 15:42:58

US solar energy industry urges Trump not to impose tariffs on imports

US Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump not to impose high tariffs on solar imports so as to preserve tens of thousands of jobs in ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 14:46:38

Chinese banks report net forex sales in 2017

China's commercial banks recorded net foreign exchange sales in 2017, the country's forex regulator said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 10:49:10

China's petrochemical sector profit up 30 pct

China's petrochemical industry profit in 2017 grew at the fastest pace in six years, according to the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 7:00:56

Helsinki becomes world's busiest passenger port

The port of Helsinki became the busiest passenger harbor in the world in 2017, narrowly surpassing the British port of Dover, Finnish news agency STT reported on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 6:45:42

Global tourism income forecast to grow 6.7 pct in 2018: report

Global tourism revenue is expected to grow by 6.7 percent in 2018, much higher than the forecast growth rates of global GDP, according to a world tourism report.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 6:40:27

Luxury sales rebound as millennials snap up cosmetics, bags, says report

China's luxury goods market is back in fashion. Domestic sales of Gucci handbags to Chanel cosmetics, sluggish in China for years, rose at the fastest pace last year in more ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/17 21:11:55

Private investment in aviation taking off

State-owned airlines are set to open to private companies, as a new rule on allowing private investment in China's civil aviation industry is scheduled to take effect on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 18:53:39

Robots help boost productivity in E China's Zhejiang

Robots carry materials in Rui'an City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 16, 2018. Over 30 enterprises in Rui'an City purchased more than 500 robots to boost productivity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 10:24:41

Chongqing becomes largest coffee trade hub in China

Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has become the largest coffee trade hub in China, as its volume of coffee trade by the end of 2017 exceeded the amount in Shanghai and ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 8:07:09

Nation plans tougher safety standards for e-bikes in new guideline

China plans to enhance safety standards for the production and use of electric bikes to make them safer on the road.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 21:43:40

Gas imports from Central Asia set to rise

Experts said that China's energy security will be improved via diversity after a Kazakhstan gas operator announced on Monday that the Central Asian country will boost its natural gas supply ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 20:23:40

China mulls lifting safety standards for e-bikes

China plans to enhance safety standards for the production and use of electric bikes to make them safer on the road.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 15:38:59