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Trump can't force China to yield on trade like Mexico

China is not Mexico. It's impossible that the US can strike a trade deal with China by forcing Beijing to make big compromises, as the US did to Mexico when it came to the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 22:44:16

Prosus' latest Just Eat offer is a taster for a Christmas food fight

Just Eat shareholders are limbering up for a feast this Christmas as two suitors prepare rival menus to win over the UK food-delivery company.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 19:23:40

China's economy to face 6 key challenges

The Chinese economy continues to slow down as it faces multiple pressures in 2019, but it is also showing resilience with the support of a complex set of stabilizing policies. Economic growth has remained in a rational and controllable range this year. 2020 will be a crucial year for China to secure a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, but the country will face greater challenges, particularly in the following six aspects.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 19:18:40

Chinese firms in Africa must raise image

As China-Africa economic and trade cooperation increases alongside the Belt and Road Initiative, more Chinese companies are eager to jump into the African market, hoping to expand their market share and development space.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 19:56:38

Tragedy of Aramco: the Saudi IPO that both succeeded and failed

Aramco's ill-starred listing has been through four distinct stages.
Source: Global Times - Reuters | 2019/12/10 19:48:40

China does not need to rely on the US to ensure domestic pork supply

Could US agricultural imports curb inflation in China? Probably not. China's shortage of pigs is a fact, which means the country's pork imports will expand further. But Brazil, instead of the US, is likely to become the biggest beneficiary of China's pork import expansion.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 13:35:47

Should China maintain 6% growth?

An article calling to prevent economic growth from sliding below 6 percent has sparked debate among Chinese economists.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 22:43:11

Maintaining 6% should not be China's goal in 2020: expert

Maintaining growth at 6 percent should not be China's goal in 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 20:11:06

China should be wary of possible negative outcome from further stimulus: expert

There are two basic facts that people should realize about the Chinese economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 20:11:00

Release of Uber's ugly data is first step in driving away safety issues

Solving an ugly problem requires admitting there is one in the first place.
Source: Global Times - Reuters | 2019/12/9 19:33:05

How will China's economy withstand US tariff war?

How will China withstand the impact of US tariffs and the trade war? A look at the Chinese economy may offer some clues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 21:11:30

Electric car market contest will be fierce, but clean

Electric vehicles are environmentally friendly, and now are gradually moving from the periphery of the auto industry to be broadly accepted by Chinese consumers. Whether EVs will outshine internal combustion cars and be a mainstream force on China's roads remains elusive.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 19:38:39

How can the Chinese economy maintain growth of around 6% in 2020?

How will the country deal with the negative factors and maintain growth? Here is some advice from Chinese economists:
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 19:32:20

Moncler offers costly fix for Kering's Gucci habit

Moncler offers a costly cure for Kering's Gucci addiction.
Source: Global Times - Reuters | 2019/12/8 19:28:39

China to upgrade services sector further amid trade war

Pressure from the China-US trade war will not stop China from changing its industrial structure. Instead, it will only motivate the country to upgrade its services sector in preparation for the forthcoming expansion of consumption.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/5 21:03:44

Google CEO replacement is a solution in search of a problem

The reshuffle of chief executives at Google and its parent Alphabet is something of a solution in search of a problem. Sundar Pichai, who runs the search engine, will now also lead the $890 billion Alphabet, replacing Larry Page. Page's fellow co-founder Sergey Brin will step back too, according to Tuesday's announcement. But an overriding reason for the change is elusive.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/5 18:53:40

China should promote high-tech exports

Should China again call to “make every endeavor to promote exports?” The answer is most certainly yes. Based on current and upcoming domestic and global economic conditions, it's necessary for China to re-emphasize exports, particularly for its high-tech industries. As the world is expected to enter a long low-growth period given the uncertainties that come with long-term trade friction, stabilizing and expanding exports has become the priority of trade policies and will be crucial when it comes to combating external impacts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/5 18:43:40

Cheese war will deal its heaviest blow to prudent tax reform

Roquefort producers are just one casualty in the brewing Franco-US cheese war of 2020. The conflagration's abiding and potentially more economically damaging effect will be to impede a set of global reforms to the way countries tax large technology businesses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 22:24:45