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Why Trump's tariff war harms American economy, not helps it

It seems that US President Donald Trump couldn't wait to open new battlefronts in the global trade war in an aim to lift the country's slowing economy. Trump tweeted on ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/3 22:33:40

Will China accept sub-6% GDP growth?

Some economists forecast China's economic growth may fall below 6 percent next year. These forecasts come as the global economy sees stagnation with weak growth in some nations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/2 23:33:40

First stage of China-US trade deal near?

Are China and the US on the way to reaching the first stage of a trade agreement? How far away is the realization of this goal? For some time, both ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/1 23:23:43

Hardships ahead amid India's privatization drive

The Modi government deserves some credit for attempting to push ahead with its largest privatization program in more than a decade. The sale of majority stakes in India's state companies ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 22:08:40

Unfounded concerns over Chinese control may risk real good for Philippine people

Some Philippine senators may appear to be concerned about the security of their national energy grid after an internal report revealed that the Chinese government has the "full capability to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 23:28:33

Banning pension investment in China hurts US retirees

By seeking a legislative ban on investment in China, hardliners in Washington are actually blocking the Federal Thrift Retirement Investment Board (FTRIB) from pursuing investment decisions in its best interests, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 20:53:40

Ensuring rare-earth dominance crucial in trade war

Considering China's dominance in the rare-earth sector, any move by the Chinese government involving these coveted minerals could lead to all sorts of interpretations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 21:12:10

China's central bank paves way for official digital currency to gain leading edge

China's determination to become a bellwether in digital currencies has never been clearer given its all-out efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 21:13:40

Efficient model helps China get ahead of US in 5G

Why will China, not the US, become the world's largest 5G market? It's a crucial question, as the 5G sector will contribute $3 trillion to the global economy over the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 23:32:51

Yuan commodity deals can reduce dollar's hegemony

Brazilian mining giant Vale has signed a contract with a Chinese steel enterprise based on iron ore futures at the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE), according to the exchange's website. Vale ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 23:09:51

Alibaba HK listing shows trade war's market impact

E-commerce giant Alibaba is making headlines again, this time in the Washington Post, which asks “Why now, and why Hong Kong, for Alibaba's share sale?” The newspaper asks a good ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 23:08:40

China's factories excel in quality, low in branding

Chinese police recently destroyed a transnational industry chain that produced fake luxury bags bearing the labels of Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Chanel in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province. These were ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 23:18:40

India's GDP slowdown won't soon be reversed

There is a downturn in India's economy, but will it become a protracted one? More specifically, will economic growth fall below 5 percent?
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 21:14:08

US needs to answer China's concerns over technology

Chinese telecom giant Huawei is the focal point for the ongoing trade row between China and the US. If the US side wants to end the trade war as soon ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 22:31:22

Digital economy will be next battle ground for nations

The wrestling match between the US and Europe over digital sovereignty reminds China to strengthen its own data security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 22:45:49

Pork demand an early chapter of China's import rise

A shortage of pigs in China is changing the very structure of the pork chain outside the nation and reshaping global meat markets, financial information website Marketwatch.com reported, citing a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/12 22:19:48

Why has Singles' Day's $38.3 billion shopping record failed to boost stocks?

Why did the e-commerce fervor, arguably an indication of Chinese consumers' rising spending power, fail to create positive ripple effects in the stock market?
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/12 17:56:14

Will Alibaba's low-price Singles' Day model last?

China's annual online shopping spree, Singles' Day, is expected to break sales records once again despite the nation's slowing economy. Who will be the biggest winner of this year's shopping ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/11 22:28:40