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China still needs to hold US Treasury debt

There has been no short of calls for sell-off of US Treasuries in China over the past decade, but such a decision should by no means be a political one.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 20:08:41

China still needs to hold onto US Treasuries

There has been no short of calls for sell-off of US Treasuries in China over the past decade, but such a decision should by no means be a political one.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/4 15:12:27

Chinese labor unrelated to BRI delays

There have been some voices from the Western world claiming the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects have been halted for involving a high proportion of Chinese employees, implying fears that Chinese workers with the coronavirus have curtailed BRI progress.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 17:48:40

Wuhan story might prove Trump is right about reopening economy - partially

Wuhan, which has started to reopen its economy, has shown that the process to restart the economy requires a lot of preparation and a coordinated plan. If Trump wants a speedy recovery for the US economy, he needs to pay attention to what's happening in Wuhan and get some pointers now, if he hasn't already.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/2 3:11:06

China needs to manage quality of exported medical supplies

The Netherlands heath authorities have reportedly recalled 600,000 substandard masks imported from China. Soon after, Spain claimed coronavirus test kits purchased from China were defective. The two incidents were highly politicized by some media, which claimed China is using the pandemic as an opportunity to engage in mask diplomacy while countries are in need.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/31 21:38:40

India needs to ramp up preparations to stem COVID-19 assault

Many have noted that it's probably a matter of time before COVID-19 sweeps across India, despite its 21-day national lockdown.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/31 15:11:38

Global trading system must be maintained amid COVID-19 pandemic

While China has taken the lead in reining in the coronavirus pandemic and is steering toward restoring normalcy, the global spread of the virus is escalating day by day.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 14:39:36

Fed focuses on short term, disregards long-term effects

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) on Sunday announced an interest rate cut and quantitative easing (QE) program, which shocked global markets.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/17 22:23:11

US COVID-19 emergency plan not too late

US President Donald Trump recently declared a national emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during a White House press conference. The widely expected move to prevent the spread of the virus in the country invoked powers granted under the Stafford Act to allow substantially increased federal aid to states and local governments.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/17 0:23:40

China's 6 pct growth goal for 2020 remains the same

Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), media have expressed concern over the Chinese economy. COVID-19 may impact the domestic economy, but its fundamentals will remain unchanged. The engines that drive the domestic economy are just as powerful before the outbreak. The country will not have a problem achieving a 6 percent GDP growth in 2020.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/16 1:14:29