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'Bible tax' debate shows Chinese goods' significance

Many have been taking a close look at whether US tariffs imposed on Chinese goods will lead to a “Bible tax.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 20:38:41

'Fake news' about China trade dents credibility of US

As US President Donald Trump levels accusations of “fake news” and stirs up distrust of the media, he also keeps making mistakes when it comes to economic data and continues ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/19 21:48:40

India needs to create jobs to benefit from demographic dividend

UN report says India is projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country around 2027, but this is not the time to be complacent. India's booming population expansion ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 22:26:43

A few suggestions for China's rare-earth policy

China's top economic planner said on Monday that it will study and roll out policies on rare earths as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 21:33:41

US skepticism over A shares eclipses its own investors

US Senator Marco Rubio has reportedly written to the CEO of global index provider MSCI Inc questioning why the company includes certain Chinese stocks in its widely tracked emerging market ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 20:58:40

US short-sighted in politicizing business issues

A dispute over patent fees between Huawei and US carrier Verizon has suddenly taken center stage following US President Donald Trump's restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant. As the US-China ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 21:08:40

SCO summit can be venue to reinforce globalization

If India wants to be treated as a great power, it may be well worth the effort to shoulder great responsibility during the 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, which ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 21:08:41

Filipino Huawei stance reflects a changing SE Asia

The Philippines' attitude toward Huawei is worth pondering. As one of the oldest US allies in Asia, the country is moving ahead with plans to use equipment from the Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 20:48:40

Trade war will deepen mainland-HK economic link

Vietnam is likely to be the biggest winner from the shift in supply chains caused by the trade war between China and the US. The reorganization of the Asian industrial ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/10 20:18:42

Gaokao a test of China's scientific prowess

Over the weekend, more than 10 million Chinese students took the grueling college entrance exams, and the Beijing version of the test featured an essay question that was indirectly ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/9 21:38:40

How to understand three fundamental differences in China-US trade issues

The China-US trade talks have fallen back into a stalemate. The US has pushed a negotiation that was approaching cooperative equilibrium back to a prisoner's dilemma that could harm both ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/7 16:43:28

If they must pick sides, tech firms will choose China

US President Donald Trump's latest confrontation with China's telecoms giant Huawei may plunge the world into a long-term technology “cold war,” forcing global companies to pick sides between the US ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 20:33:40

US, UK will both pay price for blocking Huawei in 5G

Several days before US President Donald Trump's long-delayed state visit, 5G finally landed in the UK. Last week, the BBC held the country's first live 5G broadcast with Huawei equipment, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 20:08:41

Unreliable entity list to focus on US technology firms

Let's guess who is likely to be among the first batch of entities on China's “unreliable list” of foreign companies, organizations and individuals as the trade war with the US ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 19:58:40

An FTA with Beijing can facilitate Modi's economic goals

US President Donald Trump's decision to end US preferential trade treatment for India as of Wednesday is not surprising. The US merchandise trade deficit with India was $21.3 billion in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 20:26:59

US tech firms' market shares a trump card for China

Now may be the time to worry about the tech-heavy NASDAQ as US President Donald Trump steps up his trade war by targeting Chinese technology companies such as Huawei.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 21:13:40

Crackdown on smuggling first step in China-US rare-earth war

China must urgently intensify its crackdown on the smuggling of rare earths to the US. China indicated Tuesday night that it will keep options open for using rare-earth minerals as ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 20:57:07

Bilateral ties key as CPEC faces inflection point

China will always stand by Pakistan's “core interests” no matter how the international landscape changes, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan has been quoted in media reports as saying. The remarks ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 22:03:40