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d protectionism, China will simplify procedures for both imports and exports and reduce customs clearance times, make full use
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Li said exports of high value-added mechanical and electrical products have maintained 上海会所
strong growth momentum in the first half of this year, boosted by the country’s ongoing industrial upgrading.
上海会所品茶微信Year-on-year exports of portable computers rose by 11.4 percent, electronic passenger ca
rs rose by 91.9 percent and solar cells rose by 57.1 percent, according to customs officials, as
Chinese enterprises sought to tap more markets beyond traditional trade hubs such as the United States. 上海会所
Zhang Xiaoyi, vice-president of Guangdong-based Midea Group, one of China’s biggest home appliance manu
上海会所品茶微信facturers, said the company has seen increasing sales in overseas markets in recent years. Last year, overseas sales rep
resented 43 percent of its total sales, and of these, half of the orders originated in economies involved in the BRI.
Trade with economies involved in the BRI outpaced total trade in the first half of this year, customs officials said, while imp 上海会所
orts from and export to BRI markets reached 4.24 trillion yuan. That represented growth of 9.7 percent year-on-y
上海会所品茶微信ear, about 5.8 percentage points higher than overall trade growth, accounting for 28.9 of the country’s total trade.
Domestic sales also are on the rise, especially in high-tech products, given China’s industrial upgrades amid rising domestic demand.
Zhou Jialin, deputy general manager of Shengyi Technology Co, the world’s second-largest producer of copper-clad lam 上海会所
inate materials by production volume, said the city of Dongguan, Guangdong province, once was an exp
orter of low-end products. But now, export volume is not the only standard to evaluate a company’s competitiveness. 上海会所品茶微信
“Domestic demand from companies such as Huawei Technologies Co has increased, and a number of foreign com
panies have set up their factories in China to cater to domestic demand instead of exporting overseas,” Zhou said.
re trade agree上海会所ment should tilt in the direction favourable to the US side, Gao said the esse
nce of Sino-US economic and trade cooperation is mutual benefit and win-win cooperation.上海会所
China has always stressed that consultations should be conducted under the principles of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit, he said.
“If an agreement could be reached, it should be balanced, equal an上海会所品茶微信
d mutually beneficial, and China’s core concerns must be properly addressed,” Gao said.
上海会所Commenting on the US side’s recent claim that China agrees to
purchase large quantities of US agricultural products, Gao said China and the United States are str
ongly complementary in agricultural trade and have huge room for cooperation.
“Affected by Sino-US economic and trade frictions, agricultural trade上海会所品茶微信
between the two countries has taken a blow, which is something we do not want to see,” Gao said.
“Trade in agricultural products is an important issue that needs to be discussed betw
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f the two peoples and find a solution to the problem on the basis of equality and mutual respect.”
Gao expressed the hope that the two sides will follow the important instructions given at the meet
上海会所品茶微信ing of the heads of state of the two countries, accomodate each other’s reasonable concerns on the basis of
equality and mutual respect, and seek mutually beneficial and win-win solutions to create a stable and
predictable trade and investment environment for enterprises of the two countries and the rest of the world.
“This is not only in the interests of China and the United States and their
peoples, but is also the common expectation of the international community,” he said.
The foreign secretary, Hunt, has proposed reducing the rate of corporation tax paid b
上海会所y companies to 12.5 percent, matching the rate in Ireland among the lowest of any major economy.
The institute disputed the claims of some low-tax advocates that the policy would pay for itself by d
riving up company investment and encouraging overseas companies to locate in Britain.上海会所
More than 1,000 items of military equipment including some of the most advanced weapons and concepts are being exhibited at the Army-2019 Military an
d Technical Forum this week in Kubinka, Russia, a city about 60 kilometers west of Moscow.上海会所品茶微信
More than 1,500 enterprises and organizations are in attendance at the show, which features nearly 27,000 products and technologies. It will last until Sunday.
“This year we’ve invited delegations from over 100 countries to take part in ARMY-2019. Official meetings will be held with 70 of them on the sidelines of the forum. … The level o
上海会所品茶微信f representation of partner countries is quite high this year: Over 30 of them are headed by defense ministers, their deputies and chiefs of the general st
aff,” said Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Rostec, Russia’s state-owned company that specializes in the defenses and military high-tech industries.
Paul Johnson, director of the IFS, said cutting corporation tax, and another promise made by H上海会所品茶微信
unt to raise defense spending, would “leave no scope to relieve the pressure on other areas of pub上海会所
lic spending without tax rises, or a fiscal stance which risked putting debt on a rising path”.
Both Conservative leadership contenders announced this week they will bring down the barriers to talented overseas workers.
Johnson said he would make the UK “much more open” to high-skilled migrants such as scientists, while Hunt prom
ised to scrap the immigration target of keeping net migration below 100,000, which has never been met.
Hunt said: “We’re not going to be a country that changes from Little Britain int
o Little England and pulls down the shutters and says ‘Foreigners not welcome’.”
hina Petrole上海会所品茶微信um and Chemical Corp, the world’s larg
est refiner by volume, has agreed to establish a joint venture with Russia’s Novatek and Gazp
rombank to market natural and liquefied natural gas (LNG) in China, Sinopec said on Thursday.
The agreement, which aims to sell LNG produced by Novatek in the Arctic, was signed fo
llowing talks in Moscow between Russian President, Vladimir Putin, and Chinese President, Xi Jinping.
The agreement will be of considerable economic and social benefit an
d will further diversify China’s natural gas imports, while meeting ever-increasing ga
s demand in the country, said Dai Houliang, China Petrochemical Corp president.
orwomen “friendly, meaningful talks. Both agreed: trade war is bad! (For Trish, that’s a change of hea
rt, since she had tried to justify the US trade war against China.)”, it said on its Twitter account.
A Twitter user, Ryan Bryant @RayCaiYan, said in a reply to Regan’s tweet, “That was not even a DEBATE, more like a Q&A session
. I thought Trish could leverage some of Liu’s answers to discuss the issues further, but sadly she couldn’t.”
FionaXu tweeted: The American hostess is talking about free market. Tell me how American
market is “free” under Trump’s government? You mean protectionism equals free market???”
Jon Taylor, a professor of political science of the University of St. Thomas in Houston, said that while they pretty muc
h disagreed on everything, it offered US viewers the chance to actually hear the Chinese side of the issues.
ries boasting the concept, which originated in Japan, have sprung up in many cities includi
ng Shanghai, Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, and Shenzhen and Guangzhou, both in Guangdong province.
Kong Yanling is a big fan of singles-friendly restaurants. The 25-year-old unattached Xi’an res
ident remembers passing a Korean-style chicken restaurant a few years ago and deciding to drop in.
However, the waitress at the door told her the restaurant only served large, shared platters. Kong took the hint and left.
She has also found herself dining with strangers involuntarily when waiters have asked if she minded other people sharing her table.
“I don’t mind eating alone, but sometimes things like that really bugged me. I am ve
ry happy to see more singles-friendly restaurants appearing so there is more choice when eating out,” she said.
he Sichuan-Tibet Railway, the second railway line linking the Tibet autonomous region to other parts of China, will opera
te high-speed trains with a designed running speed of 200 kilometers per hour, thecover.cn reported.
China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co Ltd, which is designing the line, revealed a draft plan on Wednesday that tra
ins on the whole Sichuan-Tibet line will travel with a designated speed of 200 km/h, with some segments limited to 160 km/h.
The 1,600-kilometer-long line under construction is designed to start from Chengdu, pass through Ya’an and Kan
gding, then enter Tibet via Qamdo and end at Lhasa. The 140-kilometer Chengdu-Ya’an high-speed railway, whic
h serves part of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway, started operation last year with a maximum speed of 200 km/h.