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Australia's solar power export plan has far to go

The Australian government recently granted "major project status" to a solar power export project that will supply solar power to Singapore through a subsea cable. With an estimated investment of ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:32:03

Haste won't make India a manufacturing power

India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced recently that the country will stop the import of 101 types of military equipment in a bid to boost domestic weapon production and improve ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 22:00:08

US bid to decouple internet is a double-edged sword

When the Trump administration flexed its political muscle on TikTok, many saw it as an isolated case. Unfortunately, it has turned out that Washington's attack on TikTok is just an ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 20:41:17

US 'decoupling' attempt will be doomed to fail

The US' suppression of high-tech Chinese companies has accelerated to a historically high level, and its means and scopes of attacks are unprecedented if compared to previous technology conflicts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 20:53:41

Australia's Indo-Pacific push misses economic realities

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that establishing an Indo-Pacific alliance with like-minded nations is a critical priority. Putting the Indo-Pacific alliance at such a height is beyond the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 21:02:21

Firms fearful after US' flagrant heist of TikTok

Video conferencing platform Zoom said Monday that the company will suspend all direct sales to the Chinese mainland from August 23 and will switch to a partner-only model in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 21:15:20

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