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US is becoming the biggest uncertainty in future global economic growth

Throughout the second half of the year, the US economy is expected to be operating alongside the nation's wide-spread epidemic, racial tensions and domestic factionalism. Potential social risks brought about by the three issues will further hinder the economic recovery of the US, and the American economy may become the biggest uncertainty in global economic growth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/7 2:20:11

Trump's TikTok crackdown a lesson for Chinese tech firms

Short video app TikTok has come under a global spotlight due to Trump administration's relentless attack. In a move that fully demonstrates the US government' bullying and the hypocrisy of its so-called free market doctrine, the attack on TikTok has offered a lesson for China's high-tech firms operating overseas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 20:38:41

Precautions needed to protect against potential US financial decoupling

As the US is intensifying its suppression on China, some noted that the US may make decoupling moves in the financial sector after trade and technology, as there have been reports that the US may cut China off from the dollar payment system SWIFT.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 0:27:43

New Delhi to taste the bitter result of protectionism

India is looking to increase barriers on imports from Asian countries including ASEAN nations and South Korea. The plan mainly targets Chinese goods re-routed to India from these countries, Reuters said Tuesday, citing anonymous Indian officials.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 21:02:41

US is sabotaging its own national security

The US President Donald Trump recently announced his intention to ban the Chinese short-video platform TikTok in the US. He was about to give another "signature show" to the world, by signing an order to ban the app, and again reveling in condescending sentiment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 0:26:26

Cooperation with China crucial to South Korean economy

A South Korean industry research institute recently released a report suggesting the country should "reduce China dependence" in trade amid escalating containment efforts from the US. But economic ties with China have proven a much needed stabilizer for the South Korean economy, particularly in its post-COVID-19 recovery, rather than a potential risk.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 20:10:55

Australia's US diplomatic policy dependence will backfire

Australia has recently revealed its high dependency on the US with regard to diplomatic policies, playing along or even serving as a vanguard for the US to sound out potential risks before taking action. Australia's US diplomatic policy dependence will backfire and undermine its development in the long run.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 18:53:23

TikTok ban likely not Trump's last move as election nears

As the November US presidential election draws near, anti-China moves even harsher than the looming TikTok ban are likely to be rolled out by the Trump administration.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 21:36:08

Washington eyes forcing Beijing to buy more US debt

Behind the rapidly deteriorating China-US relations is US President Donald Trump's attempt to lure voters to his re-election campaign, promoting anti-China sentiment as his prospects become ever gloomier.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 21:38:40

Decoupling self-defeating move for Indian economy

Ever since the June 15 China-India border brawl, authorities and militaries on both sides have been striving to calm tensions via diplomatic channels and mechanisms to resolve border-related issues.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 20:48:40

What should China do as G7 starts targeting digital yuan?

Group of 7 (G7) countries are reportedly promoting cooperation on a central bank digital currency (CBDC) and will discuss the issue at the annual G7 summit that is scheduled for late August or early September. The topic is China's lead in CBDC research and its potential challenge to the US dollar's dominance, according to the report, which is full of hostility against China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 18:46:40

US-listed Chinese companies to accelerate homecoming

Whether or not US-listed Chinese companies should return to Chinese stock markets now seems to be an issue of concern as the bilateral tensions elevate, and risks keep accumulating in the US financial system. A homecoming trend led by Chinese tech giants is set to accelerate.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:13:27

US unlikely to see V-shaped recovery before election

With the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in the world, the US is unlikely to see the V-shaped economic revival which the Trump administration is eager to achieve, as the 100-day countdown to the November 3 presidential election draws near.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 19:53:40

Limited scientific cooperation with China would hurt Australia

In addition to largely benefiting from economic cooperation with China, Australia is reportedly enjoying a China-led "knowledge boom," as China is overtaking the US as the country's leading international partner in the publication of scientific research. If Australia blindly limits China-Australia scientific research cooperation, it will further hurt its own economic interests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 21:04:54

US throttles global digital unity and prosperity

A US Senate report released Tuesday slandered China's technology development as "digital authoritarianism."
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 16:04:54

China ties could be a highlight of new Germany-led EU

Germany has recently taken over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union amid a devastated global economy. It is highly anticipated that Germany will lead the European Union (EU) out of the pandemic crisis and gain progress in economic resumption.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 21:58:40

US may not be able to build own 5G club with decoupling mindset: expert

As the Trump administration intends to pull China into a new Cold War, it is set to continue tightening its overbearing technology blockade. China's basic scientific research and high-tech fields will feel more pressure.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/21 23:16:07

US' decoupling push weakens as China-ASEAN ties build

Despite the US' tireless efforts to promote its "decoupling" from China and the ongoing deadly COVID-19 pandemic, China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have forged more highly integrated economic and trade ties, overthrowing the basis of the US' scheme to isolate China from global industrial chains.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/21 21:06:56