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Rare-earth exports plunge in first 11 months: Chinese customs

China's rare-earth exports plunged 26.7 percent year-on-year in the first 11 months of 2020, despite some improvement in November, according to customs data released on Monday. Experts said the decline ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/7 19:38:41

Baidu gets first permit for fully driverless road tests in Beijing

Baidu said on Monday that its Apollo unit was granted permission by Beijing transportation industry regulator for five of its vehicles to conduct fully driverless road tests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/7 19:18:40

Green Belt and Road

A number of renewable energy projects backed by Chinese firms have blazed a trail across countries linked to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), propelling a green transformation as the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/7 19:03:40

China-Europe freight trains reaching 10,180 by November, benefiting both economies

Carrying 42 containers and travelling 8,693 kilometers, the first ever China-Europe freight train from Turkey set off from Istanbul on Friday, and will arrive in the city of Xi'an in ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/7 17:17:12

China's rare earth exports plunge for eight months in Nov, narrowing from previous drops

China's rare earth exports plunged for the eighth consecutive month in November, to 2,611.1 tons, according to customs data released on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/7 13:24:46

Cherry orchard in Australian small town expects more orders from China

The streets of Australian town Young are quiet this year during the cherry season, because annual celebrations were canceled due to concern of COVID-19, but packing shed of the Batinich ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/7 11:03:37

Logistics system to use spacecraft by 2045: top launch technology firm

Spacecraft will be used in China to provide logistics services on Earth by 2045, according to the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT), the nation's top institution in space ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/6 21:25:36

Chip shortage threatens car output, but likely temporary: experts

Automakers in China are facing uncertainties due to disruptions in chip supply posed by the rising demand for domestically made vehicles and the ongoing global pandemic, which continues to create ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/6 21:10:17

Purchase of Indian rice due to price edge amid bilateral strains: analyst

An unusual Chinese purchase of Indian rice was mainly due to Indian grain's cost advantage over Chinese domestic crops, said industry analysts, but it's unclear if there will be more ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/6 20:28:40

China on track to have 2nd personal credit agency

China's central bank has received an application for a license to operate the nation's second personal credit agency, in the latest effort to flesh out the nation's credit rating system. In ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/6 18:50:34

China's industrial robot production surges in October

China's industrial robot production surged 38.5 percent year on year in October to 21,467 units, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/6 11:37:45

China's housing market cools in November: report

China's housing market showed signs of cooling down in November, data from a recent report showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/5 22:17:54

China able to strive for self-improvement amid forced tech 'decoupling': academician

Tech "decoupling" is forced by others on China, but the nation is able to strive for self-improvement to fend off woes from being sanctioned, Ni Guangnan, a noted Chinese scientist, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 18:38:39

China tightens regulation of large banks to avoid 'too big to fail' problem

China's central bank, along with the top banking industry regulator, on Thursday released new rules for assessing large domestic banks that should be deemed systemically important in a bid to ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 0:48:47

China ensures COVID-19 vaccine with full supply chain amid Pfizer doses cuts

Just as US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer was reported to cut in half its original doses due to supply chain-related obstacles, a top Chinese expert said that China could roll out ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 20:13:40

New Chinese straddle monorail train completes test run

A locally manufactured monorail which recently completed a successful test run has finally rolled off the production line in Qingdao, in East China's Shandong Province, marking a major breakthrough in ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 10:23:40

BRI energy partnership eyes green recovery

Participants in the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative are considering proposing a green energy development initiative at a forum for energy ministers of BRI countries next year, as the development ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 4:01:20

New rocket launch site to be built amid growing demand

A new rocket launch site will be built in China, in line with increasing demand in the nation's burgeoning commercial space sector.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 23:52:58