Over 60 percent of youngsters afraid to look at med examination reports for fear of bad news

62.6 percent of respondents admit they are too scared to look at their medical examination reports, according to a recent survey. 1,979 young people aged between 18 and 35 took part in the survey, which was conducted by the social survey center of China Youth Daily via wenjuan.com. When asked why they are afraid to … Continue reading Over 60 percent of youngsters afraid to look at med examination reports for fear of bad news

China remains high priority market for most US firms operating in China: report

62 percent of member companies of the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) consider China a global priority for investment, said a report released by AmCham China on Feb. 26. 80 percent of the AmCham China member companies expected positive industry growth in China this year according to the report. After a slump … Continue reading China remains high priority market for most US firms operating in China: report

China to build 3 world-class airport clusters

Beijing Capital International Airport China is planning to construct three world-class airport clusters in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the Yangtze River Delta and the Pearl River Delta. These three regions boast the country’s most dynamic economies, highest levels of openness and strongest capacity for innovation. They also account for 36 percent of China’s total GDP, though … Continue reading China to build 3 world-class airport clusters

China’s cultural exports hit $90 billion in 2017: Ministry of Commerce

China exported $88.19 billion worth of cultural products in 2017, up 12.4% year on year, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce said at a news conference on Feb. 8. The import of cultural products stood at $8.93 billion, down 7.6%. The surplus expanded by 15.2% compared with a year earlier, reaching $79.26 billion. Over … Continue reading China’s cultural exports hit $90 billion in 2017: Ministry of Commerce

Soybeans trade likely to become China’s first retaliation to U.S. tariffs: expert

Experts say China is likely to adopt measures on soybean imports from the U.S. as its first move in retaliation to the latter’s increasing tariffs on imports from China, Thepaper.cn reported on March 22. China’s market receives the largest number of US planes and soybeans. Statistics show that 62% of US soybeans ended up in … Continue reading Soybeans trade likely to become China’s first retaliation to U.S. tariffs: expert

Shenzhen becomes world’s first city with all-electric public transportation

Over 16,000 electro-buses have been put into use in China’s southeastern city Shenzhen, making the city the first of its kind that possesses a fully electrified public transportation system. According to a report by local authorities released on Dec. 27, all 16,359 buses (except 634 non-electric buses for emergency transportation) have been converted into all-electric … Continue reading Shenzhen becomes world’s first city with all-electric public transportation

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE RESPONDS TO INDIAN POLITICIANS’ CALL TO BOYCOTT CHINESE PRODUCTS

Shen Danyang, the spokeperson for China’s Ministry of Commerce, criticized the proposed boycott of Chinese products by some Indian politicians at a press conference held on Nov. 2. Shen pointed out that China and India are each other’s major trade partners. By 2015, the total trade volume between the two countries had reached $71.62 billion, … Continue reading MINISTRY OF COMMERCE RESPONDS TO INDIAN POLITICIANS’ CALL TO BOYCOTT CHINESE PRODUCTS

Chinese residents’ income increases by 60 percent in 2016, from 2010 levels

Chinese residents’ per capita disposable income in 2016 has increased by 62.6 percent to 23,821 RMB ($3,501) from 2010 levels, owing to effective measures taken by the Chinese government since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2012. By 2020, income is projected to double that of 2010 levels, provided the … Continue reading Chinese residents’ income increases by 60 percent in 2016, from 2010 levels

China secures greener GDP with tough pollution control campaign: official

China’s toughest pollution control campaign has not only helped clean the environment, but also facilitated economic restructuring, a senior environmental official told a press conference on Tuesday, adding that the environmental protection measures have proven to be effective. The Summer Palace under blue skies in early spring of 2017. Data shows that a total of … Continue reading China secures greener GDP with tough pollution control campaign: official