China seeks French role in Belt, Road

President welcomes Macron on his first visit as head of state China would like to make joint efforts with France to enhance cooperation under the Belt and Road framework using the principle of mutual benefit, President Xi Jinping said on Monday. Xi made the remark while meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse… Please follow and like us:

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FRANCE – CHINA – Open markets, Macron tells China, or risk protectionist backlash

French President Emmanuel Macron focused on trade imbalances on the second day of his state visit to China, offering to open up France to Chinese investment in exchange for greater access to Chinese markets for French companies. Speaking to members of the French and Chinese business community at a start-up incubator, called Soho3Q, in Beijing, Macron… Please follow and like us:

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China covertly offering North Korea missiles, aid to halt nuclear program

China’s Communist Party adopted a secret plan in September to bolster the North Korean government with increased aid and military support, including new missiles, if Pyongyang halts further nuclear tests, according to an internal party document. The document, labeled “top secret” and dated Sept. 15 – just 12 days after North Korea’s latest underground nuclear blast… Please follow and like us:

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Xi tells Putin he has high hopes for China-Russia ties in 2018

President Xi Jinping said on Sunday he is ready to join Russian President Vladimir Putin in consolidating political and strategic mutual trust and expanding all-around pragmatic cooperation. Xi made the pledge in his New Year greeting message to Putin. In the message, Xi, on behalf of the Chinese government and people, extended his sincere greetings and… Please follow and like us:

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Pakistan Examines Chinese Proposal to Replace Dollar with Yuan

Officials in Pakistan say a Chinese proposal to replace the U.S. dollar with yuan for bilateral trade is under consideration. Beijing has already committed to investing around $60 billion in the country by 2030 under a long-term plan of development cooperation with Islamabad, known as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, or CPEC. Bilateral trade between the… Please follow and like us:

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China Displays Clout at Internet Conference But Some Doubts Remain

China made an impressive display of its clout in the digital economy during a three-day internet conference in Beijing last week by pulling together the participation of U.N. agencies, the World Telecom Union and CEOs of major US based IT companies like Google, Apple and Cisco System. The conference started with a message from Chinese president… Please follow and like us:

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US Presses China to Show Leadership on N. Korea, Cut Oil Exports

In the wake of North Korea’s latest and most advanced missile test to date, the United States has urged China to show leadership and do something it has so far been unwilling to do – cut off Pyongyang’s oil supply. Analysts said that while that option remains a step the Chinese still appear unwilling to take,… Please follow and like us:

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China-US companies’ deals signed during Trump’s visit to China

Business leaders shake hands during a meeting with US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Nov 9, 2017. [Photo/VCG] Chinese and US companies signed 34 deals worth $253.5 billion during US President Donald Trump’s state visit to China. These deals involved energy, the chemical industry,… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Leaves APEC, Arrives in Hanoi

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, Saturday evening for a state banquet, followed by a day of meetings with Vietnamese leaders. He has been in Danang, where he attended the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, one of several such events during his five-country Asian tour. At the close of the meeting Saturday, the… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Arrives in China for Thorny Talks on Trade, North Korea

Donald Trump arrived in Beijing Wednesday, his first visit as U.S. President to a nation that has been a focus, often a negative one, in his drive to secure jobs at home. Trade is to top the agenda, but so is North Korea. White House officials say the president intends to press China – North Korea’s… Please follow and like us:

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China’s Xi meets Zuckerberg, Cook in Beijing

Apple’s Tim Cook and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, state media said Tuesday, as the Communist Party pushes for a larger role in private firms. The meeting came days after Xi secured his position as China’s most powerful leader since Mao and as Facebook seeks to gain entry to the massive… Please follow and like us:

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Xi: BRICS should work to usher in 2nd ‘golden decade’

XIAMEN – Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday that BRICS countries should work to usher in the second “golden decade” of cooperation. Xi made the remarks in a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum in the southeastern city of Xiamen. He said going forward, BRICS countries have major tasks to accomplish,… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Targets China Trade as Frustration Over Help with Korea Mounts

President Donald Trump’s action Monday targeting China’s systematic theft of intellectual property of U.S. companies doing business there will go a long way toward fulfilling his campaign promise to reorient trade, an adviser said Monday. The adviser, speaking at a background briefing ahead of the president’s signature kicking off the probe, said Trump would order U.S.… Please follow and like us:

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China, Germany pledge to forge closer innovative partnership

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at a bilateral forum on innovation cooperation, which is also attended by his German counterpart Angela Merkel, in Berlin, Germany, June 1, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua] BERLIN – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Thursday China is ready to forge a closer innovative partnership with Germany. Li, who was in Germany for a… Please follow and like us:

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Bank governors vow financial support to Belt and Road projects

Chinese bank governors pledged to fund projects related to the Belt and Road Initiative, saying that special loans will be offered to finance cooperation projects among en-route countries in terms of infrastructure, capacity building and finance. The promise came after Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Sunday that two of China’s banks, the China Development Bank… Please follow and like us:

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