China's production resumption key to future of globalization

Globalization is facing an unprecedented backlash as delivery delays and inventory shortages caused by the ferocious coronavirus outbreak have put the global economy, which is highly dependent on China's supply ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 21:07:25

Trump's visit may do little to solve US-India trade differences

Though US President Donald Trump expressed optimism toward an India-US deal, it remains unclear whether the current progress is enough to ease the trade tensions that have been simmering between ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 21:28:41

Epidemic concerns may inflame new wave of trade decoupling

The G20 economies warned on Sunday that the fast-spreading novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) posed a serious threat to global economic growth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 22:50:49

Will epidemic, locust plague be trigger of food crisis in China?

As the plague of locusts is likely to put on extra pressure on world food supply this year, it is more urgent than ever for China to ensure its own ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 22:37:59

Amazon should apologize for offensive t-shirts

With Amazon allowing vendors to sell items on its platform that feature an offensive slogan about the coronavirus, it could serve a blow to the company's reputation for having a ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/21 5:20:25

Delay in Tesla's Berlin factory underlines resilience of Chinese economy

A good start in China doesn't mean Tesla's global expansion will be smooth sailing as the delayed construction of the US electric carmaker's Berlin Gigafactory proves the Shanghai Gigafactory story ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 22:18:40

Two battlefields crucial to China's economic transformation

During this critical time in China's battle against novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) and as the country is trying to revive business activities, the US has not loosened its pressure on ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/19 20:58:40

China's opening-up agenda won't be derailed by epidemic

The impact of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) won't change China's long-term economic fundamentals, nor will it deprive the country of its comprehensive competitive advantages in attracting foreign investment. In fact, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/18 20:22:52

Restarting economy, sticking to 6% growth target crucial

Despite downward pressure from the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) outbreak, China should redirect its focus toward reviving the economy as soon as possible by setting a clear GDP growth target ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/17 22:13:40

Ripe moment for China to resume economic activities

As the coronavirus epidemic remains a challenge in parts of China, indicators concerning the outbreak and a recent shift in government priorities suggest the world's second-largest economy is ready to ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/17 0:35:19

China should get ready for belt-tightening following virus outbreak

With the Chinese economy taking a major hit from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19), the central government appears to pursue fiscal austerity as part of the efforts ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/16 20:23:40

Epidemic tests China's manufacturing sector

While the disruptive effect of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) outbreak on the global supply chain underscores the importance of China as the world's factory, the country's manufacturing advantage is ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/13 21:37:41

Speculative short-sellers won't defeat China's preparations amid epidemic

The outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) in China may exacerbate financial market turmoil as signs of a potential financial war emerge, with some speculative forces poised to work against ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/12 21:48:40

Resolve to resume production crucial to China's economic restart

The unusually long holidays must come to an end as China is determined to return to work to restart its economy amid efforts to combat the novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP).
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/11 23:33:41

Reflections on China's healthcare infrastructure amid epidemic

China still has a long way to go in terms of the construction of its medical system, as is reflected in the outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP), despite the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/10 21:59:44

Resumption at Tesla Shanghai factory faces great challenge from virus control

US electric carmaker Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory will resume production on Monday. This is, of course, good news for local authorities that are currently making all efforts to contain the spread ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/9 22:54:12

China doomers are ill, not the Chinese economy

In 70 years, China has faced its share of hardships, but with each time it grew stronger. It is precisely the Chinese system that lifted the country where it is ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/7 2:24:22

Chinese manufacturing sector faces critical resumption decision amid epidemic

Despite the continued outbreak of the novel coronavirus, China's economic activities are unlikely to stagnate indefinitely as businesses in most regions of the country are scheduled to resume work next ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/6 23:37:30