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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.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 18:17:59

Beijing's new infections uptick won't derail economic recovery

A second wave of COVID-19 infections in Beijing has raised concerns about China's economic growth, which has just started gaining momentum. After the city Tuesday announced an upgrade of its virus prevention and control measures to level II, hundreds of flights to and from Beijing are canceled now.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 20:54:26

India should curb 'boycott China' voices after border clash

Following a fatal physical clash between Chinese and Indian border defense troops in the Galwan Valley region, some extreme anti-China groups and individuals in India have been promoting a China "boycott."
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 19:25:30

Deflation, inflation concerns largely unwarranted

China recently revealed its 2.4 percent consumer price index (CPI) and a 3.7 percent decline in its producer price index (PPI) for May, both lower than previous forecasts. Concerns have risen that the CPI in the second half of the year may decline to a range of 1-2 percent, leading to deflation and a prolonged economic recovery.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/15 21:33:40

China will fight back if new US IP bill is used as political tool against Chinese companies: expert

US Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen and Republican Senator Ben Sasse have introduced a new intellectual property (IP) bill requiring US President Donald Trump to hand in biannual reports that would identify more foreign companies and individuals in possible IP theft cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/15 18:14:47

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.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/14 22:17:05

Fast-track arrangements won't be affected by Beijing's new infections: expert

With a sound prevention and supervision procedure in place, cross-border personnel exchanges such as bilateral fast-track arrangements need not be stopped or suspended in the wake of Beijing's new coronavirus infections.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/14 22:11:57

Will China 'suffer' following recent Vietnam-EU FTA?

Vietnam's National Assembly recently ratified the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), aiming to eliminate almost 99 percent of customs duties between Vietnam and the EU over the next 10 years.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 21:54:38

When will Chinese tourists return to international destinations?

After months of border closures due to COVID-19, the Maldives has announced it will reopen to foreign travelers from July 1. Greece has also announced it will open to tourists, accepting people from 29 countries including China from June 15. As more and more popular destinations reopen their borders, will Chinese tourists return?
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 16:50:14

China doesn't need Western high-liquidity stimulus plans

China has announced its annual macro-economic policy outline, which recommends implementing the policy focused on people's livelihoods and employment, rather than Western countries' large-scale stimulus plans.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 21:02:14

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.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 17:01:42

What lies behind the UK's changing attitude toward China?

The relationship between China and the UK has seen vital change since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Media reports have noted that the UK government led by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is clearly changing its attitude toward China. Rising concerns noted that the golden era of China-UK ties may have ended.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 22:29:57

Western nations must end geopolitical tricks over Africa's 'debt issue'

Facing the heavy blow and severe uncertainty caused by COVID-19, European countries and the US should abandon their geopolitical considerations and think beyond ideology. They should cooperate with all powers who are willing to support Africa in an inclusive mindset.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/9 2:50:52

Which countries will benefit the most from China's Hainan master plan?

China's milestone announcement of its master plan to build the southern island province of Hainan into a world-class free trade port is a key link in its efforts toward a new pattern of comprehensive opening-up. The strategic plan for the next decades aims to build high-standard open trade mechanisms rather than only promote trade and investment facilitation. It's bound to create golden opportunities for ASEAN and Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries to boost their economic growth despite rising protectionism and uncertainty.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 0:01:53

Advice for overseas Chinese firms in hostile climate

Alongside the growth of China's export-oriented economy, expanding overseas investment has become an important way for enterprises to participate in international economic cooperation, as well as remaining an internal requirement for firms developing internationally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 23:14:33

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.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/7 22:01:58

Can Washington expand G7 in anti-Beijing move?

The US, this year's host country for the G7 summit, reportedly intends to form a "G11" by inviting South Korea, Australia, Russia and India to attend the meeting that has been postponed until at least September. But how well the US has maintained its global leadership capacity is in question, as is whether or not it will be able to use the summit as a platform to promote its anti-China agenda.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 21:06:40

India must be wary of extreme anti-China sentiment spreading to sci-tech areas

The trending app in India called "Remove China Apps" has been pulled from the Google Play Store two weeks after its launch, said its developer on Wednesday. The developing story shows that extreme anti-China sentiment is surging again in the South Asian nation alongside recent border tensions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 16:12:42