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China's food supply gap shouldn't be misread

After China's leading government think tank the China Academy of Social Sciences published its Rural Development Report (2020) on Monday, a number of media outlets have misread the "food supply gap" it mentions. In actual fact, an appropriate domestic supply gap can be made up by imports and has no impact on food security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/18 19:19:19

Why doesn't US pressure discourage Chinese companies' IPOs?

Chinese companies haven't slowed their pace of IPOs in US capital markets despite an intensifying US political crackdown and threats amid spiraling tensions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/17 20:18:40

'Dual circulation' policy to quash America's bullying

China's economic rebalancing, pivoting to "inner circulation" by rapidly developing its domestic market competency in the global arena, will be a mild adjustment of policy in the coming years. The calibration aims to fight US bullying and hegemony.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/16 16:14:26

Apple should practice caution as it nears $2 trillion

Apple Inc is on track to become the first company to attain a $2 trillion market capitalization. Apple's current worth is around $1.93 trillion, less than 5 percent away from the new high. Analysts retained a bullish view of its buoyant shares even as its smartphone shipments continued to fall behind Huawei Technologies Co in the second quarter.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/13 20:01:53

Chinese consumer sentiment could impact US businesses

More than 90 percent of Chinese netizens who responded to a Global Times online survey disapprove of the US, support strong retaliation but remain reasonable and urge it to minimize the impact to China's opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/12 0:10:18

Time for US to step back from the brink, show commitment to trade deal

After the China-US phase one trade deal had been implemented for nearly six months, a review of China-US trade data shows that China is carrying out the deal as effectively as possible despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:46:39

US should cooperate with China to implement phase one trade deal

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai said last week at the 2020 Aspen Security Forum that China is making good progress in implementing the phase one trade deal signed with the US in January, and is carrying out the deal as effectively as possible despite the impact of the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:46:32

Time for US to show commitment to trade deal

A review of China-US trade data in past months shows that China is carrying out the China-US phase one trade deal as effectively as possible despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:32:20

China's assistance aids LDCs' post-pandemic recovery

As gloom darkens over the global economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, less developed countries (LDCs) along the route of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have suffered a severe economic blow, weighing on their domestic growth and their ability to cooperate with other countries. What's worse is the pandemic-induced crisis hampers these countries' confidence, shrouding them in negativity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 23:10:25

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