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  • S China's Guangdong foreign trade up 9.8 pct on yr to RMB 630.2 bln in Jan

    The foreign trade value of South China's Guangdong province rose by 9.8 percent year on year to a record high of 630.2 billion yuan in January, according to data from the Guangdong branch of China's General Administration of Customs.


  • Chinese engagement driving robust Ethiopia-Djibouti socioeconomic linkages

    In recent years, Chinese-constructed mega infrastructures connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti have become a driving force behind growing socioeconomic linkages between the two Horn of Africa countries.


  • BRI promotes global trade, connectivity: think tanks

    The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) helps promote win-win cooperation worldwide, according to research papers and articles by some renowned international think tanks lately.


  • Ports in Xinjiang report growing foreign trade with B&R countries in 2018

    Ports of China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have shown a growth trend in trade with countries along the B&R routes, according to statistics from Urumqi Customs District.


  • Feature: Ethiopia's first Chinese-built toll road wins hearts of commuters

    The Addis Ababa-Adama toll road, as the first expressway in the East African region, is considered as one major outcome of Ethiopia's cooperation with China in the implementation of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.


  • China accelerates FTZ upgrading and expansion for further opening-up

    Local authorities in China are speeding up efforts to formulate plans for free trade zone (FTZ) upgrading and expansion for further reform and opening-up, according to Xinhua-run Economic Information Daily.


  • China-Vietnam trade exceeds USD100 bln in 2018

    Bilateral trade between China and Vietnam hit 106.71 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, up 12.71 percent year on year, according to statistics released by General Department of Vietnam Customs.


  • Highlights of China’s all-around opening-up in 2019

    The past 2018 has set a clear direction for China in 2019 as the country is gearing up for further opening-up in an all-round manner to put in place those measures and targets rolled out previously.


  • Economic Watch: Private enterprises show great confidence in foreign trade

    China's import and export volume in 2018 rose 9.7 percent year on year to more than 30 trillion yuan (4.4 trillion U.S. dollars), a record high amid the complex circumstances mainly thanks to the country's robust ang resilient private sector.


  • China to remain top market for Asia-Pacific economies: think tank

    Despite a recent decline, China will remain the prime destination for Asia-Pacific (APAC) exports for several years to come, the British think tank Oxford Economics said on Tuesday.


  • China's natural gas imports hit record high

    China's imports of natural gas climbed to a new high last year in part due to government support for clean energy.


  • China remains Brazil's largest trading partner for ten consecutive years

    The year 2018 saw the tenth year in a row that China became Brazil's largest trading partner with Brazil’s exports to China reaching 66.6 billion U.S. dollars, up 32.2 percent year on year.


  • China Yiwu sees over 10,000 deals of cross-border e-commerce bonded imports in first day of 2019

    Yiwu, China's largest small commodity hub in east China's Zhejiang Province has seen 10,278 deals of the cross-border e-commerce bonded import busineess on the first day of its launch, offcial data showed.


  • Economic Watch: China's first e-commerce law to discipline market growth

    China started mulling an e-commerce law in 2013. After years of development, the much-anticipated law was adopted by the country's top law-making body in August last year.


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  • Ministry reveals plans to bolster imports in 2019

    China will adjust duties on 706 import items from aircraft engines to pianos and baby's diapers from next year, the Ministry of Finance announced on Monday.


  • Spotlight: Chinese firms give crucial impetus to Ethiopia's infrastructure ambition

    As Ethiopia embarked on huge infrastructure development, the engagement of Chinese companies, from road to railway infrastructure construction sectors, is widely considered as a connecting bridge to the East African country's aspirations.


  • China’s new policy on cross-border e-commerce to take effect on Jan. 1, 2019

    China is expected to adjust cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) retail import policy starting from January 1, 2019, aiming to further encourage CBEC development while regulate CBEC operating entities, 21st Century Business Herald reported.


  • Interview: China's import expo promotes UNICEF, businesses to better unite for children

    China's first import expo offers opportunities for UNICEF to better partner with businesses to address challenges faced by children around the world, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Shanelle Hall said in Shanghai.


  • CIIE paves way for Indonesian exporters to tap opportunities

    The China International Import Expo (CIIE) will serve as an eye-opening trade event for Indonesian businesses amid increasing external pressures.


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