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China-US face years of fluctuating relations after pandemic: expert

China and the US may see up to 10 years of fluctuating relations after the pandemic. US politicians calling for decoupling from China are simply naïve, and economic principles are more important.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/11 22:52:58

Will China-US decoupling continue after COVID-19?

The "decoupling" between China and the US has been partially accelerated amid the coronavirus pandemic. China-US trade in the first four months slumped 12.8 percent year-on-year after a 10.7 percent drop in 2019, while the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has become China's largest trading partner with a 5.7 percent increase in the first four months.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/11 21:39:14

Urgent need for a new financial system during COVID-19 pandemic

Argentina is near a new default of "its" debt. It is "its" debt because the debt cycles in Argentina - like in most of the developing countries - are always a complex process of facts in which injustice are most of the time the rule.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/11 14:20:47

Why Trump won't cancel US debt obligations toward China?

Among the latest wave of ill-intentioned suggestions made by some US politicians to blame China and distract from the Trump Administration's errors in handling the COVID-19 crisis, defaulting on the US debt owned by China is the worst possible idea.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/7 21:59:34

US politicians bluff with threat to decouple from China

American politicians have been ramping up efforts to deflect their failure to deal with the coronavirus outbreak by promoting a global industrial chain "decoupling" from China, which is a na?ve move that will ultimately only hurt their own interests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/7 19:37:59

Australia spreads 'political virus' as the world fights pandemic: Chinese expert

Australia maintains a political prejudice against China and other Asia-Pacific countries due to its long-term "identity crisis."
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/5/7 3:59:41

Cooperation, innovation vital in fight against COVID-19: experts

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the world, countries, especially major and large ones, should respect scientific facts and cooperate with each other to combat the global health crisis rather than cause divisions, said Chinese experts during a recent online conference.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/6 17:20:10

COVID-19 spread in emerging markets brings in new round of shocks to global economy

As the coronavirus pandemic is seeing an accelerating situation in emerging markets, a third round of hits to the global economy is shaping up and emerging market economies will encounter tougher challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/5 18:58:40

What do two sessions mean for domestic, global economies?

China has set the date for this year's "two sessions" - the annual meetings of its top legislative body and top consultative body - in late May.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/29 20:22:08

Will Luckin be punished by Chinese regulators?

Chinese regulators haven't said there would be punishment in the Luckin case. The current cooperation between Chinese and US regulators under the new law can fill the gap in cross-border securities supervision, and it's conducive for US-listed Chinese companies to improve their image.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/29 18:48:03

Houses account for about 70 pct of Chinese households' assets, putting pressure on consumption stimulation

Chinese urban households prefer risk-free assets and houses account for about 70 percent. Real estate in China is a preferable way for residents to maintain the value of their assets under a prudent and stable policy environment, but it would also put pressure on consumption stimulation in the post-pandemic phase.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/29 1:40:03

Indian companies should seek cooperative development rather than trying to replace Chinese firms

Indian firms are facing an opportunity to seek cooperative development rather than taking risks by "replacing" Chinese companies amid the coronavirus pandemic as certain Indian politicians have hinted. India needs to increase efforts to improve its business environment to attract investment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/28 23:23:13

How COVID-19 pandemic could reshape consumer and business behavior

Once the current global crisis eases, many things will go back to normal. Import and export activity will resume. Stores will reopen. People will return to offices and business travel will recommence. However, what behavior becomes typical in 2021 or 2022 may look distinctly different from what seemed business as usual back at the beginning of 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/27 23:20:22

BRI cooperation vital in fight against virus

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a global cooperation mechanism that has proven capable of saving lives from the deadly virus and bringing more opportunities for the world's economic recovery.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/27 18:08:40

US system has failed, causing a coronavirus rescue mess

The US has become the epicenter of a relentless onslaught of the coronavirus, as more than 50,000 innocent lives have succumbed to the menace now. The pathogen is yet to show any sign of abating in the country, and hundreds of millions of Americans are sheltering at home, shuddering at the perilous thought of contracting the infection.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/25 21:59:26

Why is China's service sector employment resumption slow?

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely hammered the world and China's economy. The country's GDP in the first quarter of 2020 posted its first decline in decades as the virus halts economic activities. Meanwhile, prospects for the US and European countries are even more dismal. Boosting economic recovery has become the top priority at every governmental level.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/25 17:05:48

US stock market may see another round of turbulence

The US stock market's historical trend has basically been in line with the country's economic fundamentals. The latest round of turbulence was triggered by the gloomy economic prospects amid the deadly virus outbreak. The US' unprecedented rescue package eased liquidity and prevented its credit chains from collapsing. Technically, as long as the US Federal Reserve is willing to buy, the current financial crisis will not become desperate.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/23 22:59:20

Most countries dismiss US' blame-shifting amid pandemic

The coronavirus situation in the US and Europe is now so serious that it is overwhelming the ability of numerous Western governments to develop strategic policies. Given the immense efforts and suffering the Chinese people put into fighting the coronavirus, it is difficult for them to imagine that the situation in the West is very many times worse than it was at the worst moment of the crisis in China. But this reality is proven by the facts.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/23 0:37:17