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From 'Made in HK' to 'Made in China'

Imports from Hong Kong to the US will be labeled "Made in China" instead of "Made in Hong Kong" from September 25, according to a notice published on Tuesday by the US Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 22:23:40

Chinese firms in US affected by anti-China rhetoric: report

A total of 36 percent of Chinese companies operating in the US said that their businesses are sus-taining losses due to the Trump administration's anti-China approach and fractured relationship, a report by the China General Chamber of Commerce (CGCC) said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 22:13:40

Smear campaign by media outlets from certain countries should stop: FM

The Chinese government has always asked Chinese companies with overseas operations to comply with international and local laws and regulations, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Tuesday, in response to media questions over the so-called "data leak hazard" of a Chinese-built data center in Papua New Guinea.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:33:40

HK resident seeks Next Digital trading suspension

A Hong Kong resident complained Tuesday that the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) had not moved in a timely manner to suspend trading of Hong Kong media firm Next Digital, run by Apple Daily publisher Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, saying that unusual movements in the share price would eventually harm investors' interests and the stock exchange's reputation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 18:43:40

Occupancy rate achieves 60% in China

The successful containment of the epidemic and the resumption of business is bearing fruit in China's international hospitality industry. Foreign-invested hotels in China are now experiencing a rebound, with the average occupancy rate nationwide reaching 60 percent, and those based in southern China achieving up to 80 percent occupancy, industry insiders said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 16:48:40

Southwest China province posts strong export growth

Southwest China's Guizhou Province reported robust export growth in the first seven months of this year despite the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/11 11:23:00

E. China's Ningbo sees first positive growth in foreign trade since COVID-19 outbreak

Ningbo in East China's Zhejiang Province has achieved positive growth in foreign trade for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak, with its import and export value from January to July hitting 526.64 billion yuan ($75.61 billion), up 0.9 percent year-on-year.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 0:16:25

China, US trade review

Despite the tumultuous period in bilateral ties, China's commitment to carrying out the hardfought agreement remains unchanged.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 20:03:40

China and Bangladesh create a new chapter in the fight against COVID-19

Bangladesh is the first country in South Asia to actively respond to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Both China and Bangladesh are developing countries with large populations, similar national conditions, common development goals, and highly complementary industries. We are natural partners for building the Belt and Road together.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 18:30:00

September deadline for WeChat ban may never be implemented: US lawyer

There is a likelihood that the September deadline the Trump administration has set for a WeChat ban will never be implemented, one of the initiators of the US WeChat Users Alliance, told the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 14:21:04

NW China's Shaanxi sees trade with ASEAN up in H1

The trade volume of northwest China's Shaanxi Province with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) rose 66.3 percent year on year in the first half of the year to 19.33 billion yuan (about $2.77 billion), according to the Shaanxi Provincial Department of Commerce.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/10 13:32:40

China's CPI rose 2.7% in July; mainly due to food price hike

China's consumer price index (CPI), the main gauge of inflation, rose to 2.7 percent in July compared with a June reading of 2.5 percent, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 11:18:40

China's CPI up 2.7 pct in July

China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 2.7 percent year on year in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/10 9:43:38

China to deepen financial reform, no matter how global situation changes: China's Central Bank

No matter how the international situation changes, the most important thing for China is to do its own thing and unswervingly deepen the reform of the financial industry and open up to the outside world, Yi Gang, governor of the People's Bank of China said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 22:24:30

China's July CPI may rise 2.7% due to high food prices: analysts

The nation's consumer price index (CPI), the main gauge of inflation, may have risen 2.7 or 2.8 percent in July, Chinese macroeconomists estimated, and the full-year figure could be around 3 percent, a reasonable level.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 19:56:02

China improves business environment to spur economy

Despite the severe impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic, some international giants still choose to increase investment in the lucrative Chinese market, with the country seeing sustained recovery from a hard-hit economy.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2020/8/9 18:08:40

Russia condemns US crackdown on TikTok as 'unfair'

A Russian foreign ministry spokesperson condemned the Trump administration's crackdown on TikTok as a reflection of "unfair commercial competition," according to the Xinhua News Agency.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 14:53:40

China has 36,000 km of high-speed railways by July

China's railway network had a total length of 141,400 km by the end of July, among which 36,000 km were high-speed railways, the national railway operator said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/9 13:15:09