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IMF endorsement boosts yuan's international recognition

This is once again another IMF endorsement for the yuan’s global position, which boosts the Chinese currency’s international recognition yet indicates substantial room for the yuan to function as a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/6 19:38:40

Shadow-boxing ahead of Xi-Trump meeting

In mature economies many firms are slow to change production practices, especially if labor policies protect jobs, whereas in emerging economies labor markets are flexible, and managers buy the newest ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/5 21:28:39

Chinese firms can capitalize on US infrastructure plan

The economic and trade relationship between China and the US has turned out to be a complex structure that both sides are highly interdependent.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/4 20:38:39

Will China become the world’s economic center by 2030?

If China’s economy can maintain roughly 6 percent growth under the new normal, it will become the world’s largest economy by 2030. Still, China has a long way to go ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 18:48:42

Public awareness key to stopping piracy trend in China

China’s growing addiction to the Internet has given a strong boost to the country’s vast media and entertainment sector, as various online platforms work to diversify distribution channels for entertainment ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/29 19:48:39

Inclusiveness key to China mobile payment success

According to a recent report by the Financial Times, mobile payments in China were almost 50 times larger than those in the US in 2016. While many people are surprised ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 20:03:39

Economic forum illustrates need for Sino-US ties

China could also take the initiative in easing the negative impact of the US’ anti-globalization, which will be conducive to the long-term development of the bilateral relations. The Sino-US relationship ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/27 20:13:39

India talent pool can help drive China’s growth

One of the challenges for Chinese companies is that most of them are in the early stages of their internationalization processes. Many may not yet have the experience or ability ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 18:28:39

Sino-Indian think tank ties could promote communication

Many Chinese think tanks, especially in universities, have already built up platforms for international communication, such as the overseas center for China studies abroad, and accepted visiting scholars from abroad. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 22:23:39

Supply-side reform push needed to ease home prices

In light of this, China should ramp up efforts to push for supply-side reforms in its property market, which means not only building more public housing, but enabling resources that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 22:08:40

Futures to remain attractive to retail traders

China is one market where interest in futures is particularly strong. There futures continue to prove attractive to investors whose investment options are more limited than in other markets. Those ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 22:43:39

Transparency can mitigate risks under ‘new normal’

Our experience around the world, and our foundational belief as a company, is that an important part of the answer to all of those problems is having financial markets that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 23:03:39

China’s inclusion in the TPP still far from reality

There have been considerable arguments over whether China should join the trade deal. However, China is light years away from TPP inclusion, judging from varied aspects that include the future ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 0:13:39

Innovation key to evolution of China manufacturing

With the implementation of the One Belt and One Road initiative, the manufacturing sector should also pay more attention to going out as well as introducing in. While continuing the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 22:53:39

China and India should enhance trust for energy deals

China and India accounted for approximately 60 percent of incremental world energy demand in 2015. The two countries share a lot of similarities in regards to energy including a rapid ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/15 21:58:40

China ratchets forward with energy efforts

We must not forget that pollution arises not only from the consumption of energy sources, like fossil fuels used massively for electricity generation, but also from inefficiencies, as heat escaping ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 21:53:39

India’s GDP numbers debatable, but growth intact

Perhaps, India can learn from China’s experiences. China has mapped out a plan to improve the economy, standard of living and environmental conditions in its western regions by 2020. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 21:08:39

China should make the real economy profitable

As such, efforts to address the real economy issue include lowering costs and burdens to help the real economy stay afloat as well as reining in asset bubbles and preventing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/12 21:23:39