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Biden is obliged to end the trade war with China sooner

US President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday offered the clearest signal of his approach toward the multi-year trade war and overall economic and trade relations with China. In a wide-ranging interview ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 20:56:32

China-Australia trade stalemate far from hitting bottom

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is scheduled to release trade data for October on Thursday, which may not show a free-fall drop yet as many have concerned amid cascading trade ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 20:08:40

How far is Hong Kong's economy from a recovery?

Hong Kong Disneyland will close on Wednesday as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced new restrictions on public gatherings due to an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 20:04:31

Geopolitical rivalry should be averted in Japan-China ties

Japan and India will sign an unprecedented memorandum of understanding to support the introduction of Japanese 5G networks, fiber-optic sea cables and other technology in India, the Nikkei reported on ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/30 21:27:49

Will China's consumption power reverse US decoupling pursuit?

With its retail sales hitting a record high of 41.2 trillion yuan ($6.26 trillion) in 2019, China will soon surpass the US as the world's largest retail market for consumer ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 19:56:29

Washington needs to repudiate isolationism, reactivate China ties

The norms of upholding broad multilateral cooperation and win-win engagement with China ought to be pursued by the US, as the incoming Joe Biden administration is weighing up its new ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 15:15:25

Trump's tariffs set a trap for incoming Biden administration

The Trump administration has imposed new tariffs on Chinese twist-ties, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, in a worrying sign that the US-China economic conflict may be rekindled.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/26 20:52:48

Wider India app ban means darker days for investors

The Indian government has announced on Tuesday its intention to block more Chinese apps, including AliExpress, in a list of 43 on "spurious national security grounds."
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/25 20:48:40

Calls to ease tensions with China shouldn't be overlooked by Ottawa

The list of Canadian politicians who have joined the campaign to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou continues to grow. According to Canadian media reports, two Canadian members of parliament, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 20:02:25

Will Biden improve China ties frayed by predecessor?

It seems highly likely that sitting US President Donald Trump will move to inflame trade tensions with China during his final months in office, no matter whose interests he is ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/23 21:50:55

Opportunities will open to Japan if China joins CPTPP

In the wake of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has inevitably attracted much attention, especially after China ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 20:38:04

Gripes over food tests disregard safety of public

Some food-exporting countries are increasingly dissatisfied with China's tighter scrutiny and testing of imported frozen products for coronavirus, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 22:21:44

Indian businesses' plight also deserves govt attention

India's resistance to Chinese investment seems to show signs of easing as the Indian government is reportedly mulling a plan of loosening previous restrictions on foreign direct investment from countries ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/18 20:12:58

Australia may not be sincere in easing trade tensions

The trade tensions between China and Australia seems to have fallen for a propaganda stunt by some Australian media outlets that are obsessed with fueling market panic over every trade ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/17 22:03:19

EU needn't suffer from concern over RCEP

The milestone signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the formation of the world's largest free trade zone that excludes the US and the EU, appears to have stoked ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/16 22:30:26

India-Pakistan woes should not affect Chinese projects

In a rare press conference on Saturday, Pakistani senior officials claimed that they have extensive evidence of India supporting terrorism aimed at destabilizing Pakistan and sabotaging its economic partnership with ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/15 20:42:14

Ottawa unwise to let ties get mired in Meng's case

While Canada appears to be eager to repair trade relations with the next US administration, China-Canada tensions are not necessarily the recipe for the goal.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/12 21:37:47

Political labels of China or Western shouldn't be put on vaccine cooperation

Brazil's trial of coronavirus vaccines seems to have been overshadowed by growing political uncertainty, a lamentable development that other countries should avoid.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 21:41:05