Strategic observation

Spotlight: Finnish enterprises to bring pulp, dairy and family entertainment to China expo

2018-11-03 18:26:55

A score of Finnish companies will attend the China International Import Expo (CIIE) to be held in Shanghai from Nov. 5 to 10, showcasing Nordic values in sustainability, creativity and responsibility. Full Story

Spotlight: U.S. return of sanctions on Iran triggers widespread defiance

2018-11-03 16:01:30

The U.S. recent announcement of slapping back sanctions on Iran has triggered widespread defiance from the Islamic republic as well as Europe. Full Story

Spotlight: Syrian businesses pin high hopes on entering vast Chinese market via Shanghai import expo

2018-11-03 03:09:04

Syrian businesses are pinning a great hope on their participation in the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) to market some of the famous Syrian products. Full Story

Spotlight: U.S. in embarrassing situation in northern Syria between Turkey, Kurds

2018-11-02 22:52:44

The United States seems to be stuck in an awkward situation in northern Syria between its two rival allies, the Turks and Kurds, as it is trying to ease the tension by deploying forces to separate them. Full Story

Economic Watch: Entrepreneurs reassured after Xi vows unwavering support

2018-11-02 21:47:23

President Xi Jinping has reassured the country's private sector with pledges of substantial policy support including tax cuts and easier financing to crank up a vital engine of the world's second largest economy. Full Story

Spotlight: CIIE opportunity for Canada to exploit Chinese market

2018-11-02 18:36:28

The upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be a historic and successful event in the world, Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay has said. Full Story

Feature: Unexpected bond with China puts Serbian steel plant workers at ease

2018-11-02 18:26:26

When Aleksandar Duncevic took a job at the Smederevo steel plant in 2013, he did not expect just a few years later his life would be closely tied to China, a country some 6,800 km away from Serbia. Full Story

Starting trade disputes not to help U.S. narrow trade deficit: economist

2018-11-02 18:16:23

U.S. tariffs on Chinese products would only lead to a shift in manufacturing from China to countries with higher labor costs that would in turn aggravate the U.S. trade deficit and result in a surge in prices for U.S. consumers, said an economist here on Full Story

China Focus: Robot companion for kids sparks debate about parent-child relations

2018-11-02 16:15:54

She can dance, teach English, tell stories and answer general knowledge questions. Xiaoke the robot has been touted as an ideal companion for Chinese children. Full Story

Xinhua Headlines: U.S. companies flock to China import expo for future growth despite trade disputes

2018-11-02 13:50:12

Nearly 180 American firms have signed up for the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) scheduled for Nov. 5-10 in Shanghai despite the on-going tariffs dispute between the world's two largest economies. Full Story