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Changan Ford to recall 48,933 sedans in China


Changan Ford Automobile Co. will recall 48,933 sedans from the Chinese market over safety concerns, according to the country's top quality watchdog.

China's test kit providers call on world to stop smearing Chinese assistance

Chinese coronavirus test kits are desperately clamored for by many foreign clients, but some unfriendly Western media outlets have chosen to smear and discredit made-in-China products.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 16:13:54

Chinese exported thermal detectors deserve more attention overseas: insiders

The COVID-19 pandemic is driving up China's exports of thermal detectors and plants are working overtime to produce the preventive tools to stall the coronavirus' spread. However, industry analysts said that the devices have not been given enough attention and support around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/1 21:43:40

China's mask exports not as promising as expected

Despite the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed more than 30,000 people globally, Chinese face mask makers are faced with a bumpy road in exporting medical equipment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/31 17:58:40

Chinese medical supplies' 'quality concerns' overblown

As China mounted a nationwide effort to produce desperately needed medical supplies, concerns over the quality of some Chinese-made equipment have been raised, and some foreign media outlets and politicians have even attempted to hype up recent incidents to smear China's manufacturing sector and its intention to help other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/31 1:13:40

China's ventilator firms gain 20,000-plus overseas orders

Chinese firms making invasive ventilator have received more than 20,000 orders from abroad and more are expected to follow. More than 1,700 ventilators have been delivered.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 17:33:40


Shipping ventures are facing heavy coronavirus perils

Maersk, the world's leading container shipping company, on Monday confirmed five crew members aboard the Gjertrud Maersk container ship have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, casting shadows over the possible impact on China's shipping industry amid the growing pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 19:48:40

Hubei airports see passenger rebound, but air carriers face load burden

Airports in Central China's Hubei Province, the worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, resumed business as of Sunday, but the task of improving load factors remains a challenge ahead for air carriers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 19:18:40

Yuan to stay basically stable against the dollar despite export pressure in Q2

The yuan is expected to remain at 6.8-7.2 per US dollar during the second quarter this year as economic activity picks up, despite the pressure of the coronavirus pandemic on China's exports, analysts told the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 19:13:40

March PMI seen at 40-45 points: Chinese analysts

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI), a closely watched gauge of China's factory activity, is likely to come in at 40 to 45 points in March because of a plunge in export orders, analysts predicted.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 18:58:40

Chinese automaker FAW begins building test base for NEVs, ICVs

China's leading automaker FAW Group has launched a test base project for new energy vehicles (NEVs) and intelligent connected vehicles (ICVs) in Changchun, capital of Northeast China's Jilin Province, where the company is headquartered.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/30 18:28:40

US cinemas offered loans to weather COVID-19

Cinemas may have historically weathered depressions, world wars, and digital media and streaming services, but they have met their match in COVID-19.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/30 18:23:40

Xi's Zhejiang tour boosts companies' confidence

Nationwide efforts to restart the coronavirus-battered Chinese economy seem to have proceeded by fits and starts amid an explosion in confirmed cases in Europe and the US, with authorities and industry insiders voicing concerns over the plight of life services providers, exporters as well as small and micro businesses.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 17:43:40

China's ventilator firms gain 20,000-plus overseas orders

Chinese firms making invasive ventilator have received more than 20,000 orders from abroad and more are expected to follow. More than 1,700 ventilators have been delivered.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 17:33:40

Maersk ship's 5 crew members tested positive for coronavirus at Ningbo Port

Maersk, the world's leading container shipping company, on Monday confirmed five crew members aboard the Gjertrud Maersk container ship have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and are receiving medical treatment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 15:58:41

China cuts reverse repo rate by 20 basis points to facilitate lending

China's central bank on Monday pumped liquidity into the market through seven-day reverse repos while cutting the interest rate by 20 basis points to lower lending costs and offset the economic shock of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/30 15:12:18

China launches LPG futures trading

China's liquid petroleum gas (LPG) futures will start trading on the Dalian Commodity Exchange, in Northeast China's Liaoning Province, on Tuesday, sources told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 14:56:07

SF Express deploys blockchain, big data to track medical goods supply

Blockchain is one of the latest technologies being deployed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 disease, and is particularly useful in tracking the origin and checking quality of medical goods supply, according to Shenzhen-based SF Express.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 14:19:00

Chinese firms working nonstop to support global battle against coronavirus: MIIT

After satisfying domestic medical supply demand, China has continued to enhance its production capacity to meet huge and increasing demand for medical supplies from other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 12:56:54