China press review

China Press Review – June 3, 2021

Global clout, domestic fragility: In 2012, the Chinese government set a long-term goal: build China into a fully developed and prosperous country by 2049, 100 years after the founding of the People’s Republic.

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China Press Review – June 2, 2021

U.S. Treasury Secretary Yellen and China’s vice premier talk about cooperation and economic recovery: China’s Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen held a video call about how the countries’ economic relationship is “very important,” state media said.

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China Press Review – May 31, 2021

Three reasons China is losing its allure for the foreign business communityAmid the rising costs of raising a family and political factors that are eroding positive perceptions, Covid-19 restrictions have piled on the difficulties. Yet, an exodus of foreigners would only remove some of the strongest forces that help to

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China Press Review – May 28, 2021

US-China trade dialogue ‘shows continuity’ in Beijing’s approach to relations: Vice-Premier Liu He’s lead role in phone call with US Trade Representative Katherine Tai signals Beijing’s wish to keep policy continuity, adviser says.

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China Press Review – May 27, 2021

US and China trade officials hold ‘candid’ first talks of Biden era: The US and China’s top trade negotiators have held “candid, pragmatic” talks, in their first meeting under the Biden presidency.

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China Press Review – May 25, 2021

Senior China diplomat says EU politicising of trade ‘not acceptable’: China’s State Councillor Wang Yi, who is also the country’s foreign minister, said on Tuesday that attempts by some people in the EU to politicise trade issues are “not acceptable and will lead nowhere”.

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China Press Review – May 24, 2021

US-China relations: is there still a trade war under Joe Biden’s presidency? Former US president Donald Trump instigated the trade war with China in July 2018, and their phase-one trade deal was eventually signed in January 2020.

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China Press Review – May 21, 2021

European Parliament votes to freeze EU-China investment deal: With an overwhelming majority, the European Parliament passed a motion recommending to formally freeze the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement for Investment (CAI).

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China Press Review – May 20, 2021

Global trade soars in first quarter, but services still in doldrums: Global trade bounced back to a record high early this year, although service industries are still a shadow of their pre-pandemic selves, UN economists UNCTAD said on Tuesday.

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China Press Review – May 19, 2021

EU’s trade in goods returns to near pre-pandemic levels: A Eurostat release on Tuesday showed that the first estimate for extra-EU exports of goods in March 2021 was 195.1 billion euros, up by 10.6 percent compared with March 2020, and the imports stood at 176.3 billion euros, up by 19 percent.

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China Press Review – May 18, 2021

New rules won’t stop China’s digital economy boom, Goldman says: China’s digital economy will continue to power ahead despite recent regulatory tightening, from new internet anti-monopoly rules to a crackdown on excessive data collection, Goldman Sachs economists say.

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China Press Review – May 17, 2021

China economy suffering new problems as retail sales, industrial output slowed in April: Retail sales and industrial production grew by 17.1 per cent and 9.8 per cent respectively in April from a year earlier.

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China Press Review – May 14, 2021

A world without China: The purpose of this discussion is not to bring in a positive light the achievements of China but to provide a realistic approach as to how decades of investment, supply chain integration and reliability has brought China to a position it is at today and even the imaginary inculcation of a world without China seems more like a nightmare for the global economy.

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China Press Review – May 12, 2021

China April loans fall more than expected as central bank begins scaling back stimulus: China’s new bank loans fell more than expected in April while money supply growth slowed to a 21-month low, as the central bank gradually scales back pandemic-driven stimulus to reduce debt and financial risks in hot areas of the economy.

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China Press Review – May 10, 2021

The risky logic behind China’s economic strategy: ‘Politics in command’: In a marked shift from its once-sacrosanct policy of economic reform and market opening, China these days seems to be increasingly tightening the state’s hand over business.

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China Press Review – May 7, 2021

China’s Trade Surges as Global Stimulus Keeps Export Boom Going: China’s exports rose more than expected in April and imports climbed, a reflection of strong domestic and international demand despite the pandemic and surging commodity prices.

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China Press Review – May 4, 2021

China’s growth prospects, further opening-up in favor of attracting FDI inflows: OECD expert: China’s favorable growth prospects and further opening-up policies are key factors that attract foreign direct investment (FDI), said an official of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Monday.

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China Press Review – May 3, 2021

The New Economy Saturday: Maybe China Won’t Beat the U.S. After All:
True, the Chinese economy is also humming along, but Xi and his advisers are spending more of their time grappling with its enduring vulnerabilities.

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China Press Review – April 30, 2021

China’s economic growth may have ‘peaked’, will ‘wane’ for rest of 2021 after April sentiment slowdown: China’s official manufacturing and non-manufacturing purchasing managers’ indices (PMI) dropped in April, but continued to show growth in the economy.

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