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Source: Global Times | 2019/11/30 7:56:20

China's goods, services trade income totals 1.62 tln yuan in October

China's international goods and services trade income amounted to 1.62 trillion yuan (about 228 billion US dollars) in October while its expenditures stood at 1.42 trillion yuan, official data showed Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/29 22:11:03

Ready for Launch! UK First European Country to Adopt Russia's Mir Payment Scheme, More Set to Follow

The payment scheme, already popular in Russia and numerous Asian countries, is set for launch "within days" across the United Kingdom following negotiations between officials in Moscow and London, making Britain the first of eight countries in Europe to join the initiative.
Source: Sputniknews | 2019/11/29 19:58:25

Qualified Chinese companies could be exempted from emission reduction: MEE

More than 10,000 companies could be exempted or partially exempted from the requirement to reduce emissions during polluted days in northern China in winter, according to an upcoming classification rule from the environment authority.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/29 17:05:27

Hong Kong unemployment to hit 5% in 2020 amid unrest: report

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's (HKSAR) unemployment rate could hit 5 percent in 2020 should the ongoing protests continue, local media reported Thursday, citing internal government estimates.
Source: | 2019/11/29 1:19:06

Hong Kong thrives on Chinese mainland's support: official

Investment from the Chinese mainland has been an important source for driving the economy and employment in Hong Kong, and the city looks for further support from the mainland in technology to help build itself into an innovative hub, an official of the local investment and promotion authority told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 22:28:40

China unveils high-quality development guidelines amid trade war

China vowed on Thursday to further open its markets and lower tariffs while deepening cooperation via the Belt and Road Initiative, in a bid to achieve high-quality trade development by 2022.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 22:18:41

HK pursues closer SE Asia ties to revive growth

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has been actively expanding economic cooperation with Southeast Asian nations under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), amid rising downward pressure on the city's economic growth due to months of unrest.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 20:53:41

Trade war restrains US consumption

The US has lifted a rock, the so-called tariff weapon against China, only to drop it on its own feet in the form of its daily consumption growth, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 18:38:40

High graduate employment rate in Tibet shows central govt's strong support: expert

Newly released employment-rate figures for the Tibet Autonomous Region show that the central government's efforts to support the region's development have been successful and can boost students' confidence, an analyst said on Thursday after reports revealed the region's employment situation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 15:28:37

Shanghai hospital applies facial-recognition tech to oust ticket scalpers

A hospital in Shanghai has installed digital identity-authentication system supported by facial recognition technology to help crack down on scalpers scrambling for registration tickets.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 15:08:40

7 out of 10 S.Koreans joining campaign to boycott Japanese products: poll

Seven out of 10 South Koreans said they were joining the campaign to boycott Japanese products amid the lingering controversy over the Seoul-Tokyo trading spat, a poll showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 13:58:32

China-Nigeria free trade zone boosts Nigeria's industrial potential

Ogun-Guangdong Free Trade Zone (FTZ), an outcome of the commercial partnership between China's Guangdong province and Ogun state, southwestern Nigeria, celebrated here on Tuesday its 10 years of continuous operation and growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 11:25:59

US Fed survey shows modest economic growth, higher costs from tariffs

The US economy expanded "modestly" from October through mid-November while retailers reported higher costs resulting from tariffs, according to a Federal Reserve survey released on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 10:56:44

Mexico's central bank downgrades GDP growth forecast for 2019, 2020

The bank's latest report lowered its growth forecast for this year to between -0.2 and 0.2 percent from the previous projection of 0.2 to 0.7 percent.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 10:48:39

Hong Kong records biggest visitor decline in 16 years in Q3

The number of visitor arrivals to Hong Kong has witnessed the sharpest decline in 16 years for the third quarter of 2019 over continued unrest in the region, official data showed Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 10:42:58

China to further improve business environment by focusing on addressing market concerns

With the introduction of the regulation on bettering the business environment, China will take further steps to foster a world-class, market-oriented business environment governed by a sound legal framework.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 10:36:36

China to maintain 6% GDP growth benchmark despite pressure: economists

A new array of economic data might have cast a shadow over expectations for the country's economic growth rate this year, but such concerns should not be hyped as the country has the ability to hold the bottom line of economic growth amid ongoing structural adjustments, Chinese economists told the Global Times on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 23:43:40