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China to set up international courts to settle Belt and Road disputes

China plans to establish two international courts to resolve business and investment disputes involving the Belt and Road initiative, with experts saying the courts will be international judicial institutions designed in accordance with international rules and laws and will invite notable and authoritative legal experts and professionals from outside China to participate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 22:23:40

China fulfills WTO obligations, provides huge global contributions: white paper

China has not only comprehensively fulfilled its commitments to the World Trade Organization (WTO), but has also provided huge opportunities to its trade partners and made enormous global contributions, according to a white paper on China and the WTO.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 22:23:39

Chinese firms to stay in Iran despite US threats: experts

Chinese enterprises will not pull out of Iran after US sanctions kick in, but they may face a tough business environment due to pressure from the US, Chinese analysts said following reports that the US demanded China and other countries cease imports of crude oil from Iran.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 21:08:43

Beijing rejects US request to negotiate on Taiwan reference

China called on foreign companies to respect its sovereignty and territorial integrity, after it rejected US requests to negotiate how US airlines companies should refer to the island of Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 20:17:10

China warns non-S.China Sea nations of hyping freedom of navigation

Some countries outside the South China Sea region continue to create trouble in the region by hyping the so-called freedom of navigation, and countries in the region should stay alert, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang told a daily briefing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 17:59:32

China continues to give firm support to WTO: white paper

China issued a white paper Thursday, saying it will continue to give firm support to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in playing a greater role in global economic governance.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 16:11:49

China makes major contributions to world after WTO entry: official

China has brought significant opportunities and made major contributions to the world economic and trade growth after its entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), a senior official said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 16:11:18

China makes great contribution to the world as WTO member: white paper

The Information Office of the State Council on Thursday released a white paper, titled "China and the World Trade organization," with facts highlighting China's significant contribution to the world since its accession to the WTO.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 16:10:55

Iran dismisses U.S. efforts to ban Iranian oil as "futile"

The U.S. efforts to ban Iran's oil exports will be futile as it is not an easy task to block the country's crude from the global market, an Iranian oil official said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 13:30:56

China's opening up more than fulfilling WTO accession commitments: experts

China's opening up during the past decades has far surpassed just honoring its World Trade Organization (WTO) accession commitments, Chinese experts said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 11:45:27

African entrepreneurs receive e-commerce training in China

Twenty-nine African entrepreneurs are attending e-commerce training in China, a program initiated by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 23:17:58

End zero-sum game: FM

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday urged the US government to abandon zero-sum thinking in dealing with trade issues and investments, saying the world's major economies should facilitate global trade and not politicize business activities with a Cold War mentality.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 23:15:01

Xi delivers clear message on rights to Mattis

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, with experts saying that China has delivered a clear message to the US that its legitimate activities in the South China Sea and Taiwan Straits won't be affected by any US move.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 23:13:40

China-Africa seminar ends with endorsement of infrastructure development to revitalize ties

The China-Africa Infrastructure Cooperation Seminar ended on Tuesday with policymakers and scholars stressing the need to place investments in new modes of transport and communication to rejuvenate bilateral ties between the two long-standing partners.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 10:41:47

Silk Road cultural project offers Ukrainians insight into western China

The Silk Road cultural project "Experience China 2018 -- the culture of western China in Ukraine" kicked off on Tuesday, offering the local public a glance into art, music and traditions of western China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 9:31:53

China, Africa to deepen media cooperation

The fourth Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation ended with a joint statement on further deepening exchanges and cooperation in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/26 23:18:40

First visit in four years

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives a bouquet upon his arrival at an airport in Beijing on Tuesday. At the invitation of Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe, Mattis will be staying in China from Tuesday to Thursday. It is the first visit of a US Defense Secretary to China since 2014. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/6/26 22:38:41

China-Africa infrastructure cooperation seminar held in Kenya amid growing ties

Kenya on Monday hosted the China-Africa Infrastructure Cooperation Seminar amid calls for enhanced ties with Beijing to boost modernization of roads, ports, railways and telecommunication networks in Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/26 10:52:21