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HSBC's trust deficit just the start of its woes

HSBC reported on Monday that its net profits plunged nearly 96 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, while its post-tax profits for the first half dropped 69 percent ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 21:55:51

China's economy set to make stellar rebound in 2020

The Caixin China General Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to 52.8 in July, hitting its highest point since February 2011. The number demonstrates the stellar rebound in China's economy ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 18:37:03

Luring global players can't cover up Indian shortfalls

A contract manufacturer for Apple is moving six production lines from China to India in a bid to export $5 billion worth of iPhones from the South Asian country in ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 19:52:34

Will tech investment help mend economic ties with India?

While official numbers of coronavirus cases position India as the third worst affected country in the world, a recent survey indicated the actual situation may be much bleaker. A survey ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 20:38:40

Will firms overcome US govt's political posturing?

There has been a marked decline in the preference for US products and brands among Chinese consumers due to the downward spiral in US-China relations, a recent Global Times survey ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 20:57:31

Arctic mining should be spared in China-Canada tensions

A Chinese company's acquisition of a gold mine in the Canadian Arctic is facing backlash in Canada over China's growing presence in the region. Canadian opposition parties have called on ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:49:27

Australian iron ore can't prop up souring economic ties with Beijing

Australian agricultural business leaders are reportedly calling for a separation between trade ties and diplomatic tensions with China. The appeal comes at a time when Australian agribusinesses are concerned about ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 20:54:22

Firms need to prepare for new low in US-China ties

While US-China tensions escalate with a fresh tit-for-tat exchange of consulate closures, it may not be the lowest point in the deterioration of US-China ties as the world's largest economic ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 19:29:46

China must focus on economy, not to be swayed by US games

At a time when the US is actively pushing its allies to ramp up confrontation with China, it is more essential than ever for China to ensure that its economic ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 20:06:47

UK should recognize China's value to post-Brexit trade

The UK is unlikely to strike a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU as time is running out on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's July deadline for an outlined agreement, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 21:27:37

US-Australia economic ties won't justify possible China trade loss

Some US politicians may think it is a time to reassure Australians by emphasizing the US' economic importance to them when the public are watching closely for whether the deteriorating ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/21 21:40:19

Caution urged as US seeks to spread political viruses

With just a few months left before the November presidential election, the US economy is still in the midst of its worst recession since the Great Depression, a desperate situation ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/20 21:38:18

Political tricks won't hinder China-Myanmar relations

In an opinion article published on Saturday, George N. Sibley, Chargé d'Affaires at the US embassy in Myanmar, used the Hong Kong and the South China Sea issues to attack ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/19 20:02:14

UK to feel the pinch by banning Huawei 5G tech

The fresh release of China's economic data for the first six months of 2020 revealed the economic recovery from the coronavirus onslaught, which, to a certain extent, will allow the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/16 20:22:50

US can't afford 'nuclear' option to hurt HK finance

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act and an order to end the preferential trade status for Hong Kong, following the enforcement of a new ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/15 20:12:45

Trade inertia may not last long as China-Oz ties sour

The latest trade data showed that rising disagreements between China and Australia have not impacted much on bilateral commerce, but the question is how long such trade inertia can last, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/14 21:45:23

US hits new low with political strike against Chinese businesses

White House trade advisor Peter Navarro briefed the media on Sunday, asserting that US President Donald Trump will take "strong actions" against TikTok and other Chinese-owned social media apps.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/13 21:14:43

Free trade talks with EU won't be India's 'bonanza'

India's Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday that he has started talks with the EU's trade commissioner over a free trade agreement (FTA).
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/12 20:50:18