Strategic observation

Economic Watch: China PMI data points to healthy economic growth

2018-06-30 15:01:58

China's economy is on track for stable growth with leading indicators pointing to steady factory and service sector activities. Full Story

Interview: Belt & Road Initiative to create better trade routes, says U.S. expert

2018-06-30 13:26:43

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is bringing plenty of excitement to Southeast Asia, a U.S. expert told Xinhua in a recent interview. Full Story

Spotlight: Analysts differ on Turkey's likelihood to give up Russia's S-400 deal under U.S. pressure

2018-06-30 04:10:22

Amid the increasing U.S. threat of sanctions aimed at forcing Turkey to drop plans to buy Russia's sophisticated S-400 air defense system, analysts are divided over whether Ankara, which has so far resisted the pressure, will back out of the deal. Full Story

Spotlight: Lebanese construction material industries struggle, turn to Syrian markets

2018-06-30 00:54:46

Lebanon's construction material industries are struggling to cope with up to the 40 percent lower demand for their products, as reported by exhibitors at Project Lebanon 2018 that closed on Friday. Full Story

China Focus: Self-reform: CPC's vigorous journey to centenary

2018-06-29 22:09:02

As the Communist Party of China (CPC) embraces its 97th anniversary Sunday, many of its achievements are worth looking at: founding a new China, developing the country to the world's second largest economy, lifting 700 million people out of poverty in 40 Full Story

Analysis: Only Japan through but signs of Asian progress in Russia

2018-06-29 21:28:55

The composition of the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup finals shows that Europe and South America continue to be the powerhouses of world football with Asia and Africa still struggling to make the big statement they have threatened to make for a while. Full Story

Xinhua Headlines: China's increased opening-up promises common prosperity

2018-06-29 19:43:25

China again honored its commitment to opening-up with a shortened negative list for foreign investment, calming multinationals saddened by rising barriers and restrictions elsewhere. Full Story

China Focus: Financial opening-up draws more foreign financial institutions to Shanghai

2018-06-29 18:18:02

Morocco's BMCE Bank of Africa is busy preparing to open a branch in Shanghai in the third quarter this year. Full Story

Interview: UAE-China banking ties to see more sustainable, growing synergy: Dubai financial official

2018-06-29 02:54:51

The banking relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China will see more sustainable and growing synergy in future, a senior official of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) told Xinhua in an interview on Thursday. Full Story

Xinhua Headlines: China's WTO entry a benefit to the world

2018-06-28 23:38:51

Seventeen years on, China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) has proven to be a boost to the multilateral trading system and a great benefit to the world. Full Story