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Trump's threats won't frighten firms


US President Donald Trump's latest volley of threats at China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is unlikely to intimidate savvy businessmen into a withdrawal from the city, regional affairs watchers said.


China continues to buy US soybeans, import outlook optimistic: USSEC

China has not halted purchases of US soybeans as some media reports speculated, and new purchases are ongoing, a senior executive of the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC) told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 13:26:04

China's airline-related shares rise collectively as China loosens restrictions on international flights

China's airline-related shares on Friday rose collectively as China has taken a cautious yet significant step to loosen restrictions on international flights put in place to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 13:23:40

Global catering giants embrace China's booming vending economy

Driven by positive signs for the booming vending economy thanks to government support, global restaurant conglomerate Yum China is offering promotions at its subsidies KFC and Pizza Hut in China. Analysts predicted that more international giants will embrace this type of business.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 23:52:51

Huawei completes marine survey for Maldives-Sri Lanka Cable project

Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) said on Thursday that it had completed the marine survey for the Maldives-Sri Lanka Cable (MSC) cable project that directly connects Hulhumale in the eastern Maldives and Mount Lavinia in the west of Sri Lanka, and the cable project is expected to be put into commercial use by the end of 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 23:21:35

China sees 50% flight increase, eases international restrictions

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said international flights in and out of China will increase by 50 percent after its new operating plan kicks in, which will loosen international flight restrictions by allowing all qualified foreign airlines to resume services to China from Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 21:43:41

China to cautiously ease international flight restrictions but not due to US bullying tactics

China on Thursday took a cautious yet significant step to loosen restrictions on international flights put in place to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. This move aims to pave the way for more global carriers to resume services to dozens of Chinese cities to meet rising demand for global travel while maintain necessary anti-epidemic measures to prevent a much-feared influx of imported cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 21:33:41

Street vending economy setting new trends

As China's economy is recovering from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the so-called vending economy is in the spotlight with groups and individuals from all walks of life participating. Experts said that the sector may provide employment for 9 million people this year if more support policies are put into place.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 21:30:56

Private newcomers struggle as mask production ebbs

As domestic demand for face masks plunges thanks to the ebb of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, small newcomers to the sector are now struggling to make a profit.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 21:18:41

Trump's threats won't frighten firms

US President Donald Trump's latest volley of threats at China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is unlikely to intimidate savvy businessmen into a withdrawal from the city, regional affairs watchers said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 21:13:42

Souring bilateral ties to hit Canada's canola exports to China

Shipments of canola, a major Canadian commodity export to China, are expected to decline further this year after a fall in 2019 amid souring bilateral relations, experts told the Global Times Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 20:58:41

Chinese companies, institutions blacklisted by US have Plan B as sanctions take effect

Chinese companies and institutions have activated their own versions of plan B in the face of sanctions imposed by the US government that will deprive them of some American supplies, companies and industry insiders told the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 20:53:41

China's bike exports to Europe increase amid COVID-19

China's bikes exports to European countries are increasing as demand for alternative travel options rises alongside easing lockdown measures.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 17:58:42

China loosens international flight restrictions as economic recovery accelerates

China's civil aviation regulator on Thursday moved to loosen international flight restrictions by allowing all qualified foreign airlines to resume services to China from Monday, aiming to boost international travel essential to a faster economic recovery while continuing efforts to stem the arrival of imported coronavirus cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 11:03:41