China's opening-up agenda won't be derailed by epidemic

The impact of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) won't change China's long-term economic fundamentals, nor will it deprive the country of its comprehensive competitive advantages in attracting foreign investment. In fact, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/18 20:22:52

Restarting economy, sticking to 6% growth target crucial

Despite downward pressure from the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) outbreak, China should redirect its focus toward reviving the economy as soon as possible by setting a clear GDP growth target ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/17 22:13:40

Ripe moment for China to resume economic activities

As the coronavirus epidemic remains a challenge in parts of China, indicators concerning the outbreak and a recent shift in government priorities suggest the world's second-largest economy is ready to ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/17 0:35:19

China should get ready for belt-tightening following virus outbreak

With the Chinese economy taking a major hit from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19), the central government appears to pursue fiscal austerity as part of the efforts ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/16 20:23:40

Epidemic tests China's manufacturing sector

While the disruptive effect of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) outbreak on the global supply chain underscores the importance of China as the world's factory, the country's manufacturing advantage is ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/13 21:37:41

Speculative short-sellers won't defeat China's preparations amid epidemic

The outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) in China may exacerbate financial market turmoil as signs of a potential financial war emerge, with some speculative forces poised to work against ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/12 21:48:40

Resolve to resume production crucial to China's economic restart

The unusually long holidays must come to an end as China is determined to return to work to restart its economy amid efforts to combat the novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP).
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/11 23:33:41

Reflections on China's healthcare infrastructure amid epidemic

China still has a long way to go in terms of the construction of its medical system, as is reflected in the outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP), despite the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/10 21:59:44

Resumption at Tesla Shanghai factory faces great challenge from virus control

US electric carmaker Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory will resume production on Monday. This is, of course, good news for local authorities that are currently making all efforts to contain the spread ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/9 22:54:12

China doomers are ill, not the Chinese economy

In 70 years, China has faced its share of hardships, but with each time it grew stronger. It is precisely the Chinese system that lifted the country where it is ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/7 2:24:22

Chinese manufacturing sector faces critical resumption decision amid epidemic

Despite the continued outbreak of the novel coronavirus, China's economic activities are unlikely to stagnate indefinitely as businesses in most regions of the country are scheduled to resume work next ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/6 23:37:30

China, US can't put easing trade tension in reverse amid epidemic

Just a few weeks ago, global investors were cheering the pause in the multi-year trade war between China and the US that had roiled markets around the world. That jubilation ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/5 21:28:45

Anti-China actions amid epidemic should be punished

China is in a race against a deadly virus that has already killed more than 420 people and infected over 20,400 more. Amid this struggle, we have seen some vastly ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/4 23:32:08

Official guidance key to economic recovery

As the coronavirus outbreak has caused serious disruptions to the business and production plans of manufacturers in China, great uncertainty now hangs over the country's manufacturing sector.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/4 23:28:42

China should set 6 percent GDP target to fight deadly virus

How will the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) impact the Chinese economy this year? A glance at the bloodshed in the mainland stock markets on the first trading day ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/3 23:58:40

Virus won't give the US more leverage in phase two talks

As China wages a nationwide battle against the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that has killed more than 300 people and infected over 14,000 more and the world scrambles ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/2 22:39:22

China needs to prepare for consequences of virus

As China is concentrating all efforts in fighting against the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the central government should also be alert to and make preparations for the inevitable ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/30 22:43:40

Tariff war risk may go beyond economic loss

When US President Donald Trump announced he would be attending this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, many expected a toned-down version of the free trade-bashing Trump, whose tariff ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 22:21:51