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Zhejiang businessman Qian Fenglei attacked in HK: report

Philanthropist and businessman Qian Fenglei from Ningbo, China's Zhejiang Province was attacked on Saturday, Hong Kong media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/15 19:28:40

Signing of RCEP a victory of multilateralism and free trade: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Signing of the RCEP is not only an achievement of landmark siginificance in East Asian regional cooperaton, but is also a victory of multilateralism and free trade: Chinese Premier Li.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/15 13:21:17

China, 14 other economies sign RCEP in historic win for multilateralism

China and 14 other economies signed the world's largest trade deal, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), on Sunday to form a free trade zone in the Asia-Pacific region that will encompass a third of the global economy, in what Chinese officials and experts call a historic win for multilateralism that would help the regional and global economies cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and rising protectionism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/15 12:53:20

China no longer seeks to blindly expand exports under dual circulation strategy: former official

China, which has the greatest market potential in the world, is expected to import more than $22 trillion worth of goods over the next decade, which will inject direct and lasting vitality to the world economy to help the recovery from COVID-19, Huang Qifan, vice president of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges and the former mayor of Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, told a financial forum in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/15 12:35:20

China to suspend timber imports from Victoria, Australia to ensure biosecurity: FM

China has decided to suspend timber import from the state of Victoria, Australia, after pests being detected in the products. The decision, in accordance with China's relevant laws and international standards, was made based on science with an aim to ensure biosecurity, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/12 17:36:04

China's NEV sales jump 104.5% in October to hit 160,000 cars

Sales of new-energy vehicles (NEV) in China surged 104.5 percent year-on-year to reach 160,000 units in October, while sales of all types of automobiles stood at 2.573 million in the month, a year-on-year increase of 12.5 percent, said the Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 16:16:15

More than 25 imported COVID-19 cases detected via cold chain from eight countries since July

Imported COVID-19 cases via cold-chain food are ascending, which shows that, despite the containment of the pandemic with China, the outbreaks abroad continue to pose a severe challenge to the country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 18:23:56

Ant Group refunds investors as scheduled after IPOs suspended, including annual percentage rate interest of 0.35 percent

Ant Group refunded investors as planned on Monday, including interest, after the group's IPOs were suspended, investors reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 12:39:54

China's stock market has a mixed open Tuesday, following COVID-19 vaccine news

China's stock market had a mixed opening on Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite Index up 0.41 percent, Shenzhen Component Index down 0.14 percent and the ChiNext stock market down 0.09 percent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index opened up 1.76 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 11:13:40

Chinese customs suspend an Indonesian fish supplier after positive nucleic test

Chinese customs authorities suspend imports from Indonesian aquatic product manufacturer Anugrah Laut for one week nationwide after a sample of the company's frozen pomfret fish tested positive for COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 10:56:26

Chinese yuan continues to rally, hitting 24-month high against dollar

The Chinese currency, the yuan, strengthened to hit a 24-month high on Monday, as investors projected Joe Biden's winning US presidential election is most likely to remove uncertainty in the market, and that the world's second-largest economy's steady recovery would translate to a firmer currency.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 15:25:01

China's BRI provides opportunities for development, say experts

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has become the world's largest platform for international cooperation, providing states, especially members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), with opportunities for development, Russian experts have told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/9 13:55:53

Shenzhen Component Index surges to 5-year high after US election

China's Shenzhen Component Index gained 2.26% on Monday morning, hitting record high since July 2015.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 11:31:26

Chinese stocks rise on Monday after Biden becomes the US president-elect

Chinese A-shares opened higher on Monday, with all three major indexes rising after US president-elect Joe Biden prepares to move into the White House.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 10:35:39

High-tech goods on full display in third CIIE

From smart unmanned vaccination capsules and artificial meat to the world's first complete carbon fiber supercar and the safest electric wheeled excavator, the ongoing third China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai has become a fest for high-tech products, showcasing consumer options for an exciting future.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/8 18:38:40

Third China Int'l Import Expo sees fruitful results, despite logistical issue

Despite logistical hurdles caused by the pandemic, the third China International Import Expo (CIIE) kicked off in Shanghai on Wednesday, with 674 exhibitors and 1,351 shoppers from 64 countries participating, and 861 cooperation intention deals signed, the expo organizer said on Sunday, a strong evidence of how China's rising market has become a driving force for global businesses.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/8 14:23:13

Luxury brands flock to CIIE eyeing the potential of Chinese market

From Cartier to Gucci, international luxury brands are showcasing their latest collections in the consumption exhibition hall of the third China International Import Expo (CIIE), turning it into one of the most glittering, bejeweled sections of the CIIE.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/7 20:18:57

China's October exports growth hits 19-month high post COVID-19

Chinese exports grew at their fastest pace in 19 months in October, surging 11.4 percent year-on-year in dollar terms, data from China's customs authority showed on Saturday. Experts are linking the better-than-expected exports to China's resilience as the world's factory and its quick containment of the coronavirus as orders for the upcoming Christmas season are on the rise.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/7 11:12:45