Chunyun travel season kicks off at Beijing Railway Station

Train No. 3603, an additional train running from Beijing to Chongqing, leaves Beijing Railway Station on Feb. 1. The train will travel 1,982 kilometers before arriving in the southwestern Chinese city. The 2018 Spring Festival travel rush, known as Chunyun, kicks off on February 1 and last till March 12. Railway authorities expect about 2.98 … Continue reading Chunyun travel season kicks off at Beijing Railway Station

Food production increases steadily in China

(Photo/The Economic Daily) China’s food production has maintained a healthy trend toward stable growth. In 2019, the country’s summer grain output reached 141.8 billion kilograms, underpinning the sufficient supply of major agricultural products. Stable food production and food safety lay a solid foundation for economic and social development and give the country more confidence to … Continue reading Food production increases steadily in China

China’s market demand of automobiles to reach 29.98 million in 2018: report

China’s market demand of automobiles is expected to reach 29.98 million in 2018, according to a report released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on Jan. 11, China News reported. The report, which analyzed factors including macro economy, population structure, products, and policies that influence the automobile market, found that sales volume of automobiles … Continue reading China’s market demand of automobiles to reach 29.98 million in 2018: report

County in east China turns waste into resources

Anji County, located in east China’s Zhejiang Province, has innovated the waste classification model and established a complete chain for the recycling industry. Starting in 2003, Anji County has experimented with garbage sorting in rural areas, where garbage was collected from door to door and then all processed together in the county. 187 villages in … Continue reading County in east China turns waste into resources

China anticipates 680 billion RMB reduction of tax after 1 year of VAT reform

China is expected to reduce taxes by 680 billion RMB ($98.74 billion) by April 30, after comprehensively replacing business tax with value added tax (VAT) for one year, said Wang Jun, head of the country’s State Administration of Taxation, on April 13. Wang said at the fourth meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and … Continue reading China anticipates 680 billion RMB reduction of tax after 1 year of VAT reform

Shenzhen issues masks for smoke control

(Photo/official WeChat account of Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission) The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen has decided to hand out 400,000 masks through a lottery system to its citizens in order to promote smoking control, the city’s health commission announced on its WeChat account recently. (Photo/official WeChat account of Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission) Tailored for adults … Continue reading Shenzhen issues masks for smoke control

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 tops global patent filings in 2016: UN agency report

China accounted for 98% of the total growth of global patent applications, said a report issued at a news conference at the United Nations Office in Geneva on Dec. 6. The annual World Intellectual Property Indicators showed that global innovators filed a total of 3.1 million patent applications over the last year, up 8.3% for … Continue reading China tops global patent filings in 2016: UN agency report

Apple reportedly working on electric car batteries with Chinese battery maker

Apple is reportedly working on electric car batteries with Chinese vehicle battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL), Shanghai-based Yicai Global reported. The Cupertino-based tech titan is working with CATL in Fujian province on a scheme based on a confidentiality agreement. The parties are working together in the field of batteries, sources involved with the … Continue reading Apple reportedly working on electric car batteries with Chinese battery maker