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  • Banks in east China's Shandong provide special financial support for enterprises amid epidemic

    Banks in east China's Shandong Province have provided special financial support for enterprises, helping them resume production amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19).


  • MOC encourages enterprises to leverage FTAs to expand market during COVID-19 outbreak

    Mr. Weerasak Wangsupakitkosol, deputy minister of the Ministry of Commerce, revealed that at this point Thailand and other countries are facing an economic crisis triggered by COVID-19.


  • OAE: agricultural output can meet current domestic consumption and export demand

    Based on farm produce output information from survey, each province can formulate their own policies to promote efficient management of farm produce, and allocate farm produce precisely and comprehensively to local people.


  • Over 200 foundations in Beijing raised RMB1.2 bln for epidemic prevention and control

    More than 200 foundations in Beijing have raised about 1.2 billion yuan and over 7.2 million pieces of masks, protective clothing and other prevention materials in total for the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus epidemic, according to a report by The Beijing News on Thursday.


  • Belt and Road Countries --- Spain

    China and Spain vow to enhance cooperation under Belt and Road Initiative.


  • Belt and Road Countries --- Slovenia

    Slovenia signed a memorandum of understanding with China to promote the Belt and Road Initiative in November 2017.


  • Belt and Road Countries --- Slovakia

    Slovakia signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative with China in November 2015.


  • IPO financing, refinancing on China's A-share market tops RMB300 bln in Q1

    Financing via initial public offerings (IPO) and refinancing on China's A-share market exceeded 300 billion yuan in the first quarter despite the COVID-19 outbreak, reported Securities Times Thursday.


  • China’s Dairy Sector Outlook

    Recent years, China planned to further boost its dairy industry and policy supports have been the vital catalyst for the growth of dairy consumption. In this report, PwC will analyze the current situation, trends and potential growth opportunities in the Chinese dairy sector.


  • Chinese steelmaker's acquisition of British Steel to boost China-UK co-op under BRI

    Chinese steelmaker Jingye Group's acquisition of UK's second-largest steelmaker British Steel is expected to help boost cooperation between China and UK under the Belt and Road Initiative.


  • More Chinese medical supplies reach Ireland amid rising COVID-19 caseload

    A flight carrying medical supplies from China arrived at Shannon Airport in west Ireland on Thursday afternoon, Irish national radio and television broadcaster RTE reported.


  • Lao people appreciate China for providing aid to help fight COVID-19

    The Lao people have widely praised the team of Chinese medical experts who arrived in Laos over the weekend along with medical materials to help the country fight the COVID-19 outbreak.


  • Houston mayor thanks China for donation of face masks

    Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday thanked the Chinese city of Shanghai for its donation of 21,000 face masks.


  • China's Q1 new loans reaches nearly 7 trln yuan to support virus-hit economy

    China's new loans have reached nearly 7 trillion yuan (about 988 billion U.S. dollars) in the first quarter of this year as the country steps up financial support to shore up the virus-hit economy, according to a senior banking official.


  • Guangxi resumes China-Europe freight train operation

    A China-Europe freight train left South China's Liuzhou City of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Wednesday, heading to cities of Kazakhstan, which marked the first China-Europe freight train operated by Guangxi after the work resumption.


  • China reiterates tough quality control over medical supplies exports

    China has reiterated strict control over the quality of medical supplies and their exports to better aid the global battle against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the commerce ministry said.


  • CAAC carries out measures to improve int'l air freight capacity

    Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has taken a slew of measures to continually improve China's international air freight capacity, according to CAAC disclosed at a news conference on April 2, reported Thursday.


  • China hands over medical supplies to Afghanistan to fight COVID-19

    China stands together with Afghan people to fight the novel coronavirus, Chinese Ambassador to Afghansitan Wang Yu said at a handover ceremony of the first batch of China-aided medical supplies on Thursday.


  • Challenges and Transformation in China’s Food Chain

    China is one of the world’s largest producers and consumers of food and agricultural products. The growth driven by by China’s four decades of reform and opening-up has vastly improved nutrition and quality of life for China’s consumers, while raising income for hundreds of millions of China’s farmers. But the speed of production growth, increasing complexity of supply chains and highly fragmented industry structure have created food safety and quality challenges for regulators. The report here covers the major challenges faced by China’s food and agriculture sectors and its ongoing transformation, and outline some keys to success for companies looking to enter or grow in China’s food sector.


  • Spotlight: China plays active role in int'l cooperation against COVID-19 as global tally tops 1 mln

    The global tally of COVID-19 cases swelled to 1 million on Thursday, posing a tough test for the human race.


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