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The catchwords for current US politicians center around a “fierce competition” they have launched to win over China in order to maintain America's mega superpower status. Recently, the US Senate's Foreign Affairs Committee passed the so-called Strategic Competition Act of 2021, to sharpen the US government's focus on impeding China's economic and advanced technology ambitions, and the draft bill is expected to be approved by the full US Senate.
By Wen Sheng | 2021/4/25 15:19:44
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  • Suga's China policy is skewed, casting shadow on Japan's future

    Despite a fresh wave of rising coronavirus infections throughout Japan, shadowing the Tokyo Summer Olympics set to be held in three months, Yoshihide Suga, the country's new prime minister, flew to Washington to meet US President Joe Biden in person. In a joint declaration after their meeting on Friday, the two agreed to collaborate more closely to challenge China's growing economic power and prestige on the global stage.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/4/18 16:18:39
  • Surging coronavirus variants continue to shadow economies

    Like Washington, politicians in New Delhi have fiercely advocated against another national lockdown for fear of maiming Indian economy.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/4/11 15:31:30
  • China's speedy clean energy penetration backed by huge market

    As the world puts its focus on addressing climate change, the speed of major economies in developing eco-friendly clean energies and high-tech industrial products, like solar panels and electric vehicles, will be tested.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/4/5 17:58:39
  • Sanctions against UK politicians, organizations have teeth

    China has announced sanctioning measures against nine diehard British individuals and four hawkish organizations over the weekend to fight back their malicious fabrication and spread of "disinformation and lies" to attack the human rights in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/3/28 16:07:56
  • Instigated attacks in Myanmar reveal new risk for Chinese firms overseas

    Since neighboring Myanmar plunged into a political crisis, China has strictly observed its long-standing diplomatic tradition of noninterference into other countries' internal affairs and advocacy for peaceful resolution of conflicts. However, many Western governments and political activists have been inclined, not only to interfere in the internal affairs of a sovereign country, but also to pressure others into taking their side.

    By Wang Cong | 2021/3/16 23:28:18
  • Will Biden's spending spree bring back pre-pandemic US economy?

    US President Joe Biden achieved his first major legislative victory after his coronavirus relief bill, priced at $1.9 trillion, cleared Congress and was quickly signed into law last week. On Thursday night, he gave his first prime-time policy address to American people from the White House, vowing to contain the pandemic quickly by accelerating vaccinations in all US states.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/3/14 20:35:11
  • China's two sessions chart course for solid, fast growth on all fronts

    The ongoing Two Sessions in Beijing is attracting the eyes of the world as China, the most important contributor to global economic growth, is charting a development course for the next five years, most significantly, encouraging further technology innovation and sprucing up self-reliance in critical technologies, so that the country is able to continue on its path to becoming an advanced economy.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/3/7 17:37:12
  • US needs to straighten out its domestic system malaise to compete with China

    The Biden administration seems to have “set the tone” for steering his country's relationship with China by engaging in “extremely fierce competition”, which is contrary to what most Chinese people have hoped for a US policy reversal after four truculent and destructive years of Donald Trump.

    By Li Hong | 2021/2/28 16:48:40
  • Making Shanghai, HK and Shenzhen star financial centers in the 21st century

    Bolstered by the excessive liquidity in the market to support pandemic-stricken economies and enterprises, major stock markets, from New York and Tokyo to Hong Kong and Shanghai, have boomed in recent months. This once again proves that liquidity is king for the capital market.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/2/21 14:33:10
  • US business group must drop false accusations against China

    The US Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday issued a report addressing the China-US economic relationship, warning hundreds of billions of dollars in potential losses for US businesses if a decoupling were to take place but also repeating accusations of China's "unfair trade and regulatory practices" and calling for broader and multilateral policies to address the "China challenge."

    By Wang Cong | 2021/2/18 21:06:08
  • Biden faces daunting test to 'slaughter' coronavirus

    The US has sworn in the new administration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris, who have pledged to unite all Americans to fight the COVID-19 crisis head-on, and to pull the distressed country out of a national catastrophe, no less serious than the Great Depression in the early 1930s.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/1/24 16:33:33
  • China, with roaring recovery, is closer to a 'moderately prosperous economy'

    China's gross domestic product in 2020 expanded by 2.3 percent, reaching a total of 101.59 trillion yuan ($15.68 trillion), according to National Bureau of Statistics in figures released on Monday. As widely predicted, the nation is the world's only major economy that recorded growth, while other economies contracted at different rates.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/1/18 18:26:38
  • Trump is trying to bind Biden's hands, will he succeed?

    The outgoing Trump administration is getting more reckless and unbridled in its waning days before a new government is inaugurated and takes over. The China hawks in the scandal-ridden administration are hardening attacks on major Chinese companies, determined to send already fraught relations with Beijing to new lows for its anti-China grandstanding, as well as binding the hands and feet of the next administration.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/1/17 19:03:40
  • Britain should not be an accomplice of the US in containing China

    With an economy clobbered by a new and more contagious coronavirus variant and increasing isolation from the European continent with the illusionary exit from the European Union, Britain needs to think deeply, with somber conscience and creativity, about how to engage with the US and China, the two powers which will have enormous implications for Britain's future.

    By Wen Sheng | 2021/1/10 20:13:52
  • US economy to teeter on virus fight, federal stimulus, dollar stability

    Celebrating one of the darkest Christmases in recent memory, shrouded in a murky presidential power transition and the elevating deaths and hospitalizations caused by COVID-19's onslaught, Americans are somber about a future which remains uncertain despite the growing availability of the vaccines.

    By Li Hong | 2020/12/27 16:47:15
  • Biden's team should accommodate China, avoid confrontations

    With this year rapidly coming to a close, China, maintaining all strict precautionary measures to avoid a COVID-19 comeback, is seeing its economy gain reactivated impetus as 2021 approaches.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/12/20 19:05:42
  • Prompt, wise regulation needed to curb risks among online giants

    Ant Group, one of China's largest online payment platforms, reaffirmed on Monday that it fully agrees with the financial regulators' approach and it will launch comprehensive scrutiny of its business model. The company also pledged to take effective measures to curb debt risks.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/12/15 23:42:14
  • China's peculiar system propels meteoric economic takeoff

    As 2020 is rapidly winding down with the once-in-a-century coronavirus still taking its toll in many countries, China, successfully controlling the health crisis, is busy choreographing the next Five-Year Plan to make its economy even bigger and stronger by 2025. The country's vision for 2035 is to double its present $15 trillion economy to reach $30 trillion to become a moderately prosperous nation in the world.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/12/6 22:34:54
  • Why US-China decoupling failed

    The economic decoupling between the US and China is not a new trend. A decade ago, US manufacturing factories began to leave China because of increasingly expensive labor costs. The more recent bilateral trade war brought a second dimension into the flight of US companies as high tariffs threatened to disrupt China imports alongside rising costs. This year COVID-19 has brought a third dimension into the complex situation.

    By Bao Huaying | 2020/12/1 0:07:55
  • It's time for Biden's team to partner with China to cope with virus crisis, economy

    Facing a voracious round of assault from the coronavirus and an economy in doldrums because of the health crisis, the incoming US administration of Joe Biden is hoped to chart a new course of policy interventions - categorically different from the inertia displayed by Donald Trump's team.

    By Li Hong | 2020/11/22 16:53:12
  • Platforms must not become oligopolies, hindering fair competition

    Following an 11-hour shock suspension of Jack Ma's Ant Group IPOs at the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges, China's market regulators are tightening anti-trust legislation to dial up scrutiny of the country's internet-based platform giants, in an effort to restore fair competition in the increasingly important digital economy, and to protect new competitors and the broader consumers.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/11/15 15:53:23
  • China, US economies are complementary, no place for trade war

    The economies of China and the US remain largely complementary and mutually-facilitating. A continuation of the bitter bilateral trade and technology war which was launched by the Trump administration will harm both nations, extensively and deeply. It is time to retract and repeal that reckless and poisonous policy.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/11/8 20:59:41
  • China is riding the tide of global innovation and prosperity

    The course for the next 15 years of China's economic development has been charted at the CPC Central Committee's 5th plenum which concluded on Thursday. The ruling party hopes to build the country into an economically prosperous and militarily strong country by primarily depending on local indigenous innovations.

    By Li Hong | 2020/11/1 18:47:35
  • China's yuan gaining value, liberalization high on agenda

    Supported by China's strong economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the value of the yuan has witnessed an outstanding rise. From the middle of July through Friday's close, the currency has grown 4.6 percent against the US dollar, one of the biggest quarterly gains since 2008, when the Olympic Games was held in Beijing.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/10/25 18:27:32
  • China's economic rebound buoys partners, the world

    China's economy bounced back from July-to-September, with the third quarter's GDP rising an impressive 4.9 percent year-on-year, the country's National Bureau of Statistics said Monday - a verification that large numbers of Chinese consumers have regained their confidence to shop, travel and entertain.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/10/19 19:10:57
  • Indian economy hurt by New Delhi's lack of foresight

    With few signs of success in taming the coronavirus onslaught in India, the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now facing the daunting challenge of bringing Asia's third largest economy back to positive growth. New Delhi has fared the worst among the world's major economies since the COVID-19 pandemic struck our planet.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/10/18 17:32:56
  • Trump monetary policies feed 'K-shaped' recovery, polarizing society

    Sky-rocketing US federal debts, rock-bottom interest rates and concerns about an upcoming resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic coupled with the winter influenza are hyping up skepticism that the "K-shaped" economic recovery in the world's largest economy is now an ongoing reality.

    By Li Hong | 2020/10/11 16:17:57
  • Trump weirdly shifts COVID-19 blame to China

    US President Donald Trump issued a short video clip from the White House on Wednesday, in which he again shifted his administration's poor COVID-19 response to someone else.

    By Li Hong | 2020/10/8 22:00:27
  • US government's tech war includes pillage of TikTok

    The Trump administration's maneuver to divide TikTok's global operations from its China business, and its aspiration to take over TikTok global operations at a later stage, looks shrewd, but in essence is outright pillage of a non-American company.

    By Li Hong | 2020/9/27 16:25:51
  • For Australia, working hand in hand with the US is a dead-end strategy

    With a rapidly prospering China, the road of confrontation which the current Australian government has chosen for itself against China won't be an easy trek, and will very likely prove to be a dead end for Canberra. The decades-long mutually beneficial economic relationship between the two countries is gone.

    By Li Hong | 2020/9/20 18:59:23
  • Closer China, EU partnership sets pace for stability, prosperity

    As respected partners, China and the European Union (EU) share a common responsibility to resolutely support free trade, multilateral cooperation and Euro-Asian continental economic integration - bedrocks for the prosperity and peace of billions of people across this enormous landmass. The China-Germany-EU leaders' summit scheduled on Monday will become a pace-setting moment.

    By Li Hong | 2020/9/13 15:14:40
  • Beijing ponders measures to offset US 'decoupling' attempt

    With China's per-capita GDP rising to $10,400 in 2019 and the US government doing its utmost to harass and contain China's progress, Beijing is to reorient its economic policies by developing its domestic market, while enhancing trade and economic partnership with friendly countries and regions.

    By Li Hong | 2020/9/6 16:36:56
  • US government faces insurmountable crises of its own making

    Facing a multitude of intensifying crises, the current US government isn't looking for solutions to dissolve its difficulties, choosing instead to escalate economic and political tensions with China, as if all the problems embroiling America could be fixed by playing the "China-Bashing" card. The paranoid is getting thicker.

    By Li Hong | 2020/8/30 14:56:48
  • For US and India, it is never too late to learn from Wuhan

    A summertime electronic music concert recently held in a Wuhan pool, featuring hundreds of young party-goers reveling, singing and dancing, shoulder-to-shoulder and without wearing facemasks, has amused many across the world. The scene also begrudges many overseas as their countries are still in the midst of battling the novel coronavirus.

    By Li Hong | 2020/8/23 14:37:20
  • US falls deep into bigotry, ramping up anti-China sentiment

    US President Donald Trump once again displayed his bigotry as well as his utter contempt for science by scapegoating China, referring to COVID-19 as the "China Plague" in a tweet on Tuesday.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/8/12 16:27:43
  • Trump government destroys the house of open, free business and internet

    Leaving the raging COVID-19 pandemic, rising fatalities and a grave economic recession unattended, the Trump administration has further veered off course by picking up a broader fight with China, in a desperate attempt to maintain its base of ultra-right supporters who will vote for him on November 3.

    By Li Hong | 2020/8/9 14:57:18
  • Decoupling US from China is rhetoric that'll be hard to realize

    The Trump administration has ratcheted up an attempt to "decouple" with China, and now, a good number of American geopolitical analysts are also jumping on the bandwagon demanding a clear demarcation between the world's two largest economies, in their hardening perception that China's economy would suffer more and its rise would be contained.

    By Li Hong | 2020/8/1 12:56:14
  • China has more important things to do than engage in a power rivalry with the US

    As the US presidential election in November draws near, the incumbent Trump government has opted to exacerbate economic, diplomatic and political attacks on China - to deflect the administration's disastrously failing response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has claimed more than 140,000 American lives and sent its economy into free fall.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/7/26 16:38:18
  • London buries 'Golden Era' of friendly interactions with China

    The British government's latest move to strip Huawei Technologies from the country's 5G networks by 2027 is a very bad decision that shows London is kowtowing to coercion from the Trump administration, and brazenly discriminating against a Chinese private high-tech company.

    By Li Hong | 2020/7/19 17:09:10
  • Containing coronavirus puts China's economic expansion in the fast lane

    China's economic engine is now completely rebooted and the government's earnest efforts to contain the novel coronavirus outbreak have paid off. Chinese economists are mostly optimistic, predicting that annual economic growth will reach 3 percent - a feat likely to be envied by the world's other major economies.

    By Li Hong | 2020/7/12 16:08:40
  • India should not make a bad situation with China worse

    As an emerging country in South Asia, India relies on geopolitical peace, as well as investments and know-how from its giant northern neighbor China, to grow its still backward economy. But apparently there are not many visionary strategists in that country.

    By Li Hong | 2020/7/5 20:39:56
  • Washington reactionaries cause world chaos over Huawei

    The current US government, clueless on containing a plethora of daunting challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic and race-related violence at home, is ramping up its efforts to assault progressive forces in the world - be it green production to reduce global warming headed by the European Union, or next-generation ultrafast wireless broadband technology led by China's Huawei Technologies.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/6/28 20:48:42
  • India must not let border scuffle fray economic relations with China

    The deadly physical scuffle between Indian and Chinese border troops on June 15 was an unfortunate clash and should not be used by politicians and conspiracy theorists, both inside and outside India, to arouse nationalism and hatred toward China - a giant neighbor that India relies on to grow its economy.

    By Li Hong | 2020/6/21 18:17:59
  • US bid to fan companies out of China bound to hit wall

    The Trump administration has been pressing forward an initiative to remove global industrial chains from China - the world's manufacturing powerhouse, in Washington's wicked attempt to inflict harm on China by "decoupling" the two economies in trade and technology.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/6/14 22:17:05
  • Australia behaves like a ringleader to harm China's interests

    A couple of days after China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism urged citizens to avoid holidaying in Australia, the Ministry of Education on Tuesday issued another alert warning Chinese students to stay away from Australian schools, citing a significant increase in racial discrimination and even violence against Chinese and other Asians.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/6/10 17:01:42
  • Keeping HK's business, financial center status benefits US, Asia

    Whatever the kind of geopolitical rivalry that the two powers, the US and China, are now engaging themselves in, the distinctive place of Hong Kong as a cultural and economic bridge between the East and West should be preserved and prolonged, which is widely believed to not only benefit the city itself but also the whole Asia-Pacific region, including the interests of the US.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/6/7 22:01:58
  • Can Beijing promote building tech power despite crackdown?

    China's leaders are blowing the horn by encouraging scientific and technological workers across the country to make new and greater efforts and contributions to build China into a global technology and innovation power. The call is resonating well with Chinese scientists and the younger generations studying in universities.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/5/31 19:50:02
  • Washington's attack on Huawei set to prolong US economic recession

    As the clock ticks quickly toward November 3, the Trump administration, mired in the results of its messy response to COVID-19, is reigniting a tussle with China in a desperate attempt to deflect its dereliction of duty. It has now banned Huawei from purchasing semiconductor chips that are made using any US technology, such as technologies by TSMC and Samsung.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/5/26 21:28:40
  • Washington's attack on Huawei set to prolong US economic recession

    As the clock ticks quickly toward November 3, the Trump administration, mired in the results of its messy response to COVID-19, is reigniting a tussle with China in a desperate attempt to deflect its dereliction of duty. It has now banned Huawei from purchasing semiconductor chips that are made using any US technology, such as technologies by TSMC and Samsung.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/5/23 19:26:49
  • China-EU economic cooperation increasing amid COVID-19

    China-EU collaboration both during and after the pandemic

    By Global Times | 2020/5/19 20:34:21
  • Potential US barley imports to China a test for Australian government

    China will allow US barley imports that meet relevant requirements, read an announcement the General Administration of Customs published on its official website on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2020/5/14 15:45:48
  • Trump's China-bashing tactic for reelection poisons ties

    Facing a cascading coronavirus onslaught and the tumult of the impending presidential election in November, US President Donald Trump and his team are playing the "China-bashing" card again, a ritual the cohort of China hawks in Washington find useful and expedient to shirk responsibility and guilt.

    By Li Hong | 2020/5/10 19:48:40
  • US system has failed, causing a coronavirus rescue mess

    The US' very institutions and its boastful system have failed, miserably!

    By Li Hong | 2020/4/26 20:41:08
  • Premature for Trump to restart the US economy

    US president Donald Trump will place more precious American lives in harm's way if he stubbornly hastens a reopening of the economy being shut down.

    By Li Hong | 2020/4/19 16:30:42
  • Facing coronavirus scourge, US must put aside animosity

    The novel coronavirus continues to churn the world by crushing public health systems and decimating thousands of lives each passing day. As the world's two most resourceful economies, the US and China should join hands in working out better therapeutics and speed up vaccine testing and development.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/4/12 18:03:40
  • Market volatility to ease amid containment efforts

    With the coronavirus pandemic stoking unprecedented volatility across varying asset classes globally, a galaxy of investors has lately felt at sea with future directions. Hard-won life lessons of Wall Street influencer Stephen A. Schwarzman (Schwarzman) therefore instantly seem to be a beacon of hope.

    By Li Qiaoyi | 2020/4/11 3:18:40
  • What happens if China stops mask supplies?

    Recent reports on Chinese-made face masks, and other medical supplies deemed sub-standard by other countries have emerged, and social media trolls, pundits, and politicians have had quite a field day with the stories. It's another opportunity for them to bash China, their perceived common enemy.

    By Cong Ge | 2020/4/3 7:00:17
  • Stigmatization may sabotage China-India cooperation in pandemic fight

    Recent hyping of anti-China sentiment on India's social media networks may risk sabotaging potential cooperation between the two neighbors in the global pandemic fight.

    By Wang Jiamei | 2020/4/1 0:02:18
  • Quality paramount in global supply of medical products

    Chinese enterprises should be aware of the standards different countries have imposed on medical supplies when exporting or donating products.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/30 20:51:03
  • Larger stimulus spending to guard against 'rainy days'

    To shield China's economy from the assault of the novel coronavirus, which is spreading voraciously across the globe, this country needs to mete out a proportionately larger stimulus package - targeted at revitalizing domestic spending power while pivoting to fire up more investment on future technologies.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/3/29 20:48:42
  • Hantavirus shows need for cooperation in public health

    The death of a Chinese worker from the hantavirus has sparked wide attention, especially overseas. The virus poses very low risks, but, amid the coronavirus pandemic, it's a signal that developing countries, such as China and India, should invest together and cooperate in the public health field.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/25 22:37:28
  • Pandemic calls for global coordination on daily necessities

    Facing an escalating coronavirus threat, some countries have imposed harsh lockdowns and border controls, which may cause shortages of daily necessities due to incomplete industrial chains. A global coordination mechanism covering basic necessities among countries is imperative.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/24 23:26:44
  • India could use Chinese help to ease virus economic woes

    India is reportedly locking down large swaths of the country. Such hard-core moves have merit and will effectively counter the growing threat of the coronavirus pandemic. But India's economic revival after the pandemic should be prepared in advance. China can play an active role in this process.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/23 22:29:29
  • Trump administration needs to address coronavirus head on

    During a big crisis, like the raging novel coronavirus pandemic the world is now facing, a country calls for strong and no-nonsense leadership. But apparently, Donald Trump is not that leader.

    By Li Hong | 2020/3/22 22:13:40
  • China covers coronavirus medical bills for citizens; now it's US' turn

    What are the most serious challenges of preventing and controlling the coronavirus in Beijing and Washington? The key is whether China and the US can ensure timely and effective treatment of the four types of people: low or no income and low or no medical insurance.

    By Ding Liping | 2020/3/22 14:07:41
  • West's weak policies may hurt lower income people

    Inefficient responses from Western countries to the coronavirus pandemic will eventually cost their middle and lower classes. Many Western media that used to side with biased politicians attacking China now admit the incompetence of their own governments.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/19 23:14:32
  • India must not fall into the same trap as the West

    The Indian economy is already expected to slow further this year, and the threat of the coronavirus could add extra pressure. Western countries like the US have shown, the biggest threat is ignorance and unpreparedness. India must be wary of the risks and fully prepared.

    By Cong Ge | 2020/3/18 22:48:40
  • Unity can ease medical supply shortages in the world

    As #COVID-19 spreads across the world, nations should together devise an emergency coordination mechanism to remove transportation barriers to solve the shortage of medical supplies in countries that need them most.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/16 20:58:40
  • Herding an economic revival tentatively, cautiously

    It is heartening to see that the ferocious spread of the coronavirus has been effectively contained in China, which has been evidenced by the single-digit daily new infections in the worst-hit city of Wuhan. Other provinces and cities in the country have largely been cleared of the disease.

    By Li Hong | 2020/3/15 21:30:20
  • Trump's speech reveals serious risks for US, global economy

    After the coronavirus rapidly spread across his country, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday night delivered a rare national address to reassure the US public and calm skittish financial markets. But the roughly 10-minute speech was anything but reassuring and calming.

    By Cong Ge | 2020/3/12 22:50:01
  • China not interested in 'mask diplomacy' amid COVID-19 crisis

    As the world continues to grapple with the fast-spreading coronavirus and desperately searches for supplies of essential protective gear and medical treatment equipment, some in the West are seeking to bring geopolitics into the equation.

    By Cong Ge | 2020/3/11 23:23:30
  • A bearish US stock market could be temporary

    The US economy is highly dependent on the stock market. The bearish US stock market may be temporary, which needs to be closely watched. However, if the US stock market keeps sliding down, the impact on the US economy could be huge, sending jitters to the world economy.

    By Yin Zhongli | 2020/3/10 21:48:40
  • Energy price drop a good opportunity for China to fulfill trade deal with the US

    Oil prices have experienced an unexpected decline in 2020, a year that has undoubtedly gotten off to a bumpy start. The sudden and steep fall in oil prices may offer opportunities for energy importers to stock up resources, and for China to fulfill its energy purchase commitment to the US outlined in the phase one trade deal.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/9 21:28:32
  • It's opportune time for China to liberalize currency

    Making China's yuan availability easier to worldwide investors, the currency is more likely to become a global reserve tender at an earlier date, which will help the country and the world a lot. And now is the "time window."

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/3/8 18:44:47
  • Infrastructure investment probably main tool to offset coronavirus shock to the economy

    Skepticism has mounted as to whether China can meet its economic targets for 2020 under the impact of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19).

    By Sheng Songcheng | 2020/3/8 1:02:38
  • Mask shortage reveals US failure to bring back factories

    Even before entering the White House, US President Donald Trump boldly vowed to revitalize the US manufacturing sector. To fulfill that promise, the Trump administration has waged costly trade wars and pushed for a China-US decoupling. After the novel coronavirus broke out in China, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross asserted that the epidemic would bring manufacturing jobs back to the US.

    By Cong Ge | 2020/3/5 21:38:40
  • Consumption rebound still uncertain, calls for early preparation

    While many industries in China are expected to see customers rush to make up for lost time in spending once the coronavirus outbreak ends, a rapid recovery in domestic consumption may not come as easily as expected.

    By Wang Jiamei | 2020/3/4 19:45:35
  • US should take decisive action to prevent epidemic

    While countries around the world are combating novel coronavirus phenomena (COVID-19), some US politicians seem to be downplaying the danger posed by the virus. Such an irresponsible attitude could lead to an outbreak in the US, which could eventually damage the country's economy and drag the world economy down with it.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/3 21:46:09
  • US must provide accurate COVID-19 information

    Lacking transparency and an efficient response to the spread of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19), the US government has blinded global markets. Amid an epidemic that is sprawling worldwide, certainty is what the world needs most.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/3/2 22:26:42
  • Facing withering economies, US, China must unite

    As China has seen a light at the end of tunnel following 40 days of arduous and painful efforts to contain a sudden assault of the novel coronavirus, the US now remains in a state of tardy preparedness. The Trump administration is still accusing the American media of exaggerating the threat of the deadly disease and purposely helping the Democrats to defeat him in this year's presidential election.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/3/1 22:03:40
  • Washington must act to fight virus, avoid financial crisis

    Panic driven by the possible spread of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) in the US has sent the country's stock market plummeting for days. Only actions to combat the virus, rather than words, can save the US stock market from a meltdown and stop it from once again becoming the center of a global financial crisis.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/2/27 19:53:40
  • WIPO, world don't need US bullying and interference

    Next week, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold an election for its next director general. This was supposed to be a serious but standard matter handled in line with existing regulations and procedures of the agency. But the US, as it has done many times before, is seeking to interfere in the election and bend the agency's 191 other members to its political will and put its economic interests over those of others.

    By Cong Ge | 2020/2/26 18:55:39
  • Banks to bear brunt of virus impact, economic stress

    Under the daunting impact of the novel coronavirus assault, China's economic activity has taken a hit. Now as the country scrambles to restart its economic engine, a premium economic sector calls for extraordinary attention from the country's top decision-makers - the country's 4,000-odd banks.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/2/23 22:33:40
  • Japan must act decisively to halt virus spread, or Asian supply chain will shatter

    Fear and overreaction over the spread of a deadly coronavirus may inflame a new wave of protectionism as some countries mull import bans on Chinese products. As the virus threatens to spread through Japan, Tokyo should spare no effort, regardless of the cost, to stop the spread before any protectionist measures are introduced, otherwise the whole industrial chain in Asia may suffer a deadly blow.

    By Hu Weijia | 2020/2/19 21:33:41
  • 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 reignite its engine full steam ahead after a multi-week standstill.

    By Wang Cong | 2020/2/17 22:03:40
  • Before seeing the coronavirus off, China needs to keep loose financial policy

    Despite the fallout from the relentless assault of COVID-19, the deadly novel coronavirus pneumonia, China's equities market has been boisterous lately with rising indexes and amassing capital input as investors are elated to see strong financial and fiscal policy support from top decision-makers.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/2/16 17:33:40
  • US senator's WHO request is all about politics

    US Senator Rick Scott earlier this week sent a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), requesting an "independent analysis" of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) outbreak in China and questioning the safety of Chinese products. His biased views will not stand up to criticism and are nothing but political posturing.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/2/13 20:58:43
  • US should not fan fear in the global economy by faulting China

    New Jersey-based insulin pump maker Valeritas has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, listing novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) as an uncertainty.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/2/12 19:53:40
  • Fearmongering against China more dangerous to global economy than coronavirus

    After weeks of attempting to sow chaos and spread fear about the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus in China, some media outlets and individuals have shifted focus to another battlefield - the Chinese economy. The shift comes as Chinese officials have moved swiftly to minimize the potential blow to growth from the epidemic.

    By Wang Cong | 2020/2/11 23:33:47
  • China, India can cooperate to repair economic woes amid virus outbreak

    India on Saturday adopted harsh measures barring foreigners who have been to China since January 15 from entering the country via air, land or sea, according to a report by the Times of India.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/2/10 21:21:23
  • Safety of workers top priority as business restarts

    Assuring signs appear to emerge as the numbers of newly infected novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP) patients and suspected cases have both been dropping from February 7. But now is not the time for the public and the medics fighting on the frontlines to slack.

    By Wen Sheng | 2020/2/9 22:47:26
  • Protectionism shouldn't be a distraction in fight against coronavirus

    As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) rattles the Chinese economy, globalization is also expected to face an unprecedented test from the sudden shutdown of the world's factory.

    By Wang Jiamei | 2020/2/6 14:42:14
  • CPEC won't be affected by coronavirus

    The ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China and cases found overseas have triggered concerns over whether the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project will be affected or stalled. The two countries should now work hand-in-hand to safeguard the smooth implementation of the CPEC.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/2/5 21:30:56
  • Increased vigilance needed to prevent spread of Novel coronavirus

    Anxiety has risen following confirmation that a deadly coronavirus originating in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province, can be transmitted human-to-human. People in the city with plans to travel abroad are advised to cancel their trips during the upcoming Spring Festival.

    By Hu Weijia | 2020/1/22 22:21:44
  • Rubio errs again in slamming China-US trade deal

    Marco Rubio, the US senator behind the anti-China legislation on Xinjiang and Hong Kong, has lately taken another wrong step with his op-ed piece in The New York Times on Friday where he criticized, on unreasonable grounds, the financial services section of the phase one trade deal signed between China and the US.

    By Xiao Xin | 2020/1/21 23:06:26
  • Voices

    China has made interim progress in preventing and resolving major financial risks. But potential risks may continue to be exposed. We need to form a deeper understanding of the causes.

    By Global Times | 2020/1/21 20:33:40
  • HDFC hiring for India's best and hardest financial sector job

    It might be India's best and hardest financial sector job. HDFC Bank, the $99 billion Indian lender, is gaining market share, defying a widening economic malaise.

    By Global Times - Reuters | 2020/1/20 22:18:40
  • Can Davos meeting cool brewing world technology war?

    The easing of the trade war does not offer sufficient relief to concerns over a potential China-US technology war.

    By Zhou Qing | 2020/1/20 21:54:42
  • China needs time to consider impact of trade deal, unlikely to rush into fresh round of talks

    With the signing of the phase-one trade deal between China and the US, the 22-month-long tariff escalation is tapering off, which will be a moderate boon to the world economy in 2020. However, seriously disrupted global supply lines are unlikely be repaired anytime soon.

    By Li Hong | 2020/1/19 22:07:48
  • Spanish lender Santander CEO fiasco exposes banking's fault line

    The battle over Santander's CEO has given human shape to banking's fault line. It's a year since Ana Botin, the Spanish lender's chairman, reversed her decision to make UBS executive Andrea Orcel the group's next boss.

    By Global Times - Reuters | 2020/1/19 19:38:40
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