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Political instability in West will overshadow global GDP growth

Various unstable political factors in the West will decide whether or not there will be a slowdown in the global economy next year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/15 23:33:40

Phase one trade deal a step forward, a new beginning

Chinese officials said in a statement on Friday night that China and the US have agreed on the text of a phase one trade deal. Under the agreement, the US ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/14 1:06:15

Positive signs from US welcome, but more needs to be done to end trade war

This is a rare first time for US President Donald Trump to publicly state that both China and the US want a trade agreement. Previously, he had always stressed that ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/13 0:49:54

US stocks likely to bear brunt if Trump makes tariff errors

US President Donald Trump is expected to meet with top trade advisers on Thursday to discuss tariffs on Chinese products scheduled to take effect on December 15, Reuters reported. If ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 21:35:32

China's status as developing country undeniable

China's Ambassador to the WTO Zhang Xiangchen made an excellent point in dismissing the latest US proposal regarding developing-country status at the fifth General Council meeting this year held on ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 22:44:34

Asia's 2020 outlook depends on China, India

China, India and Japan together generate a considerable part of Asia's economic activity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 23:14:19

Declining US-China trade trend hard to reverse

It has been 18 months since the US began imposing 25 percent tariffs on the first tranche of Chinese goods.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 22:26:19

US jobs figure doesn't give good picture of trade war impact

Investors are closely watching the US non-farm payrolls report for November that is scheduled to be released on Friday. However, the reading is less significant than before as an indicator ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/5 23:27:09

China needs to be prepared for US financial sanctions

It seems that Huawei faces an endless list of tests, with the latest media report suggesting that the Trump administration may go further to place the Chinese technology giant on ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 22:24:19

Why Trump's tariff war harms American economy, not helps it

It seems that US President Donald Trump couldn't wait to open new battlefronts in the global trade war in an aim to lift the country's slowing economy. Trump tweeted on ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/3 22:33:40

Will China accept sub-6% GDP growth?

Some economists forecast China's economic growth may fall below 6 percent next year. These forecasts come as the global economy sees stagnation with weak growth in some nations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/2 23:33:40

First stage of China-US trade deal near?

Are China and the US on the way to reaching the first stage of a trade agreement? How far away is the realization of this goal? For some time, both ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/1 23:23:43

Hardships ahead amid India's privatization drive

The Modi government deserves some credit for attempting to push ahead with its largest privatization program in more than a decade. The sale of majority stakes in India's state companies ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 22:08:40

Unfounded concerns over Chinese control may risk real good for Philippine people

Some Philippine senators may appear to be concerned about the security of their national energy grid after an internal report revealed that the Chinese government has the "full capability to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 23:28:33

Banning pension investment in China hurts US retirees

By seeking a legislative ban on investment in China, hardliners in Washington are actually blocking the Federal Thrift Retirement Investment Board (FTRIB) from pursuing investment decisions in its best interests, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 20:53:40

Ensuring rare-earth dominance crucial in trade war

Considering China's dominance in the rare-earth sector, any move by the Chinese government involving these coveted minerals could lead to all sorts of interpretations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 21:12:10

China's central bank paves way for official digital currency to gain leading edge

China's determination to become a bellwether in digital currencies has never been clearer given its all-out efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 21:13:40

Efficient model helps China get ahead of US in 5G

Why will China, not the US, become the world's largest 5G market? It's a crucial question, as the 5G sector will contribute $3 trillion to the global economy over the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 23:32:51