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Trump’s ‘Tariff War’ backfires on US factories

Chi Jingyi and Zhang Dan for Global Times December 10, 2019

Trump’s ‘Tariff War’ backfires on US factories

Beijing. The US purchasing manufacturer's index (PMI) declined in November and came in below expectations, while the PMIs of China and the EU rose. Analysts said the figures show that the US is lying in the bed it made when it comes to the impact on trade wars...more

China urged to take ‘stronger countermeasures’ against US’ Xinjiang Bill

Xie Wenting & Fan Lingzhi for Global Times December 5, 2019

China urged to take ‘stronger countermeasures’ against US’ Xinjiang Bill

Beijing. China will take strong countermeasures against the US, including releasing an "unreliable entity list" that includes relevant US entities, and imposing sanctions on relevant US officials, experts said, after the US House passed an act filled with groundless accusations against China's Xinjiang Tuesday night, local time. The...more

West launches public opinion war against China over HK

Yang Sheng & Deng Xiaoci November 30, 2019

West launches public opinion war against China over HK

Beijing. A report by Reuters alleging China's central government was considering replacing its liaison office in Hong Kong was slammed by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs commissioner office in Hong Kong on Tuesday, as Chinese observers noted that foreign interference won't stop and what China can do...more

Yuan-Ruble Alliance to Reduce Reliance on US Dollar

Shen Weiduo for Global Times November 25, 2019

Yuan-Ruble Alliance to Reduce Reliance on US Dollar

Beijing. China and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Shanghai on Tuesday to deepen financial cooperation and push for direct trading between the yuan and the ruble, a move in line with both countries' demand for diversifying reserve assets and reducing dollar reliance amid rising global...more

Big gaps remain in China-US trade talks

By Wang Cong for Global Times November 24, 2019

Big gaps remain in China-US trade talks

Beijing. China and the US may still have a long way to go to end the trade war, with major differences remaining over the nature of the bilateral relationship, despite ongoing talks on a possible phase-one deal to defuse tensions, officials, business leaders and top experts said on...more

Alibaba’s Jack Ma drives digital economy enthusiasm in Africa

Zhang Hongpei for Global Times November 23, 2019

Alibaba’s Jack Ma drives digital economy enthusiasm in Africa

Beijing. Alibaba's billionaire co-founder Jack Ma Yun had a busy day over the weekend in Africa - attending a digital economy summit in Nigeria, participating in an entrepreneurs' dialogue in Togo and being a judge for an African business heroes show in Ghana. Ma has turned his attention...more