Spring Festival dinner tables underscore digital advantage

From Norwegian salmon, Bostonian lobsters to Chilean cherries, the dinner tables of Chinese people have never been more globalized in the run-up to the Lunar New Year, the most important ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 23:06:44

India faces dead end in reviving economic growth

Will India reclaim its title as one of the world's fastest-growing economies this year? Probably not, given a plethora of dead-end problems affecting its economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 19:55:30

China narrowing gap with US as consumption market grows

As the world has transformed from being a seller's market to being a buyer's one, which values consumption, China has become one of the major consumer markets for propelling global ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 22:16:36

Acceleration promise won't derail financial opening-up agenda

While enormous attention has been focused on how much China promises to buy under the phase one deal, another major part of the US-China agreement - financial services - may ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 21:55:46

Demand justifies potential rise in energy imports from US

Even with "black swans" circling global energy markets, China's crude oil imports recorded a steady increase last year, a sign that the country's hunger for energy products is far from ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 22:47:56

Washington's unsustainable deficit hangs over global economy

With the widening US budget gap, it is no longer a secret that such a high level of federal spending is unsustainable and the resulting debt burden has become a ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 22:27:33

Can the US be trusted to end unilateralism with China?

Despite the optimism surrounding the expected signing of the phase one trade deal between China and the US, there has been growing skepticism over how far the deal could go ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 23:15:48

For Apple, alternatives to China pose challenge

It's a story full of twists and turns. Apple's contract manufacturing partner Foxconn has refuted reports that it has scrapped a $5 billion investment plan in India, which is what ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 22:12:04

Signing phase one deal just a new beginning

After much speculation about the signing of the phase one trade deal between China and the US, Beijing announced on Thursday that Vice Premier Liu He will lead a delegation ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 22:23:40

China the next safe-haven market for investors

Following Iran's retaliatory attack on two US military bases in Iraq, concerns over a spiraling tit-for-tat war sent jitters through the global financial markets on Wednesday. As risk-aversion tactics drove ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 22:18:40

Tesla's efficiency underlines China's appeal for foreign firms

Tesla has become a clear beneficiary of China's opening-up amid the trade war, as its made-in-China Model 3 vehicles are driving into the Chinese market at an unprecedented speed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 21:58:40

China, US shouldn't rush phase one deal

Since Chinese and US officials agreed on the text of a phase one trade agreement, there has been much speculation about when the widely hailed deal could be signed. US ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 23:54:26

US debt problem almost out of control

US stocks kicked off the New Year by reaching fresh record highs, but that doesn't obscure the urgency of America's debt problem or the threat to its economy. Compared with ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/5 21:23:40

China on track to compete with US in global e-commerce market

Though American consumers made a record amount of online purchases during this holiday season, US e-commerce retailers continue to operate under great pressure. As online goods are almost three times ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 22:53:40

Trade war speeds up China-Vietnam economic interaction

It seems that the trade war has sped up the economic interaction between China and Vietnam along the border. Much has been discussed as to how the Vietnamese economy has ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 21:48:40

After trade-war toll of 2019, what will new year bring?

The China-US trade war took a massive toll on the global economy this year. As we bid farewell to 2019, many have one question in mind: what will happen in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/30 20:28:43

What's Plan B for US as jobs go to Southeast Asia?

A new trade pattern seems to be taking shape among the US, China, and Vietnam as the trade war has given Chinese businesses strong incentives to transport goods to Vietnam ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/29 22:14:05

Why was Huawei able to stand up to US pressure in 2019?

While attacks from the world's most powerful country turned 2019 into the toughest year ever for Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant is still standing, and doing well.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 21:03:40