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ilm to have accurate Chinese elements even though the story is Chinese and almost all the leading actors are Chinese or
at least ethnic Chinese. It shows Chinese elements through the eyes of Westerners.
In 2018, NEV sales in China maintained robust growth of 61.7 percent
year-on-year, although the broader auto market sales contracted 2.8 percent year-on-y
ear, according to statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
For the January-May period this year, China’s NEV production and s
ales reached 480,000 units and 464,000 units, up 46 percent and 41.5 percent y
ear-on-year, respectively, according to Xin Guobin, vice-minister of industry and information technology.
China had 340 million motor vehicles by the end of June this year, while the number of NEVs had reached 3.44 mi
llion, according to figures released by the Ministry of Public Security on Wednesday.
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“The Silk Road carries a message for all of us today,” Thomas Pritzker says. “The world will
always have problems … Yet each culture has its own history and values, which are unique.
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The just concluded G20 Summit in Osaka witnessed President Xi Jinping achieving diplomatic success in terms of upholding mult
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ent system from Jan 1 next year, establish a punitive compensation mechanism for intellectual property rights violations, and lift all foreign inves
tment restrictions beyond the negative list, giving equal treatment to all types of businesses. The country will vigorously advance economic and trade ne
gotiations, including making efforts for the early conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and
expediting the talks on the China-EU investment agreement and the China-Japan-Republic of Korea free trade agreement.
On the one hand, Xi’s speech brought hope to the world economy at a time when glo
bal economic recovery is facing challenges and uncertainties thanks to the rise of trade protectionism and unila
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Many people in the US and Western Europe look back nostalgically on those 30 years aft
er WWII when artificial limits on global competition protected extremely high-paying manufacturing jo
bs. It is very sad to see only empty, rusting factories where thousands of people used to work.
It’s tempting to use tariffs or other protectionist measures to try to
retain the companies that provide these high-paying manufacturing jobs. But, most o
ften the protections just lead to unproductive companies, declining innovation, and slowing GDP growth.
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her’s loss, he said, adding that they should seek mutual benefit and win-win results.
Cooperation between Africa and China enjoys full vitality, and its strength lies in the abil
ity to take concrete and effective actions, Senegal’s Foreign Minister Amadou Ba said.
Soybean crops in China are expected to exceed 8.6 million hectares this year, makin
g for the fourth year of consecutive growth, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Wednesday.
Monitoring by the ministry showed soybean planting during both spring and summer this year ha
s increased across China, with a greater increase in Northeast China, the primary soybean pro
duction area, Pan Wenbo, chief for farming supervision at the ministry, said at a news conference.
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nditions improve, Pyongyang will depend less on nuclear power to safeguard its security.
Moreover, after talks with Pyongyang, Beijing could convey some of its messages to the leaders of other rela
ted countries at the G20 summit, in order to promote multilateral talks with the aim of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.
President Xi Jinping encouraged a group of elite student athletes to make greater contributions
to China’s goal of developing into a stronger sporting nation as he replied to a letter they sent to him.
Xi wrote to students of the 2016 class of Beijing Sport University’s champ
ions’ postgraduate program on Tuesday to urge them to keep working hard to sho
ulder greater responsibility in the development of the country’s sporting culture and athletic prowess.
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ecutive year according to Barron’s, a financial weekly published by Dow Jones & Company.
This is the 15th year Barron’s has released a World’s Best CEOs list, and the unihinese tech chair Ma was categorized
as a visionary founder in a group of people who run the thriving companies they bui
lt, along with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, Amazon.com CEO Jeffrey Bezos and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Advanced Micro Devices CEO Lisa Su is a Chinese face among the 11 new arrivals on this year’s list.
Facebook’s (FB) Mark Zuckerberg and Alphabet’s (GOOGLE) Larry Page re
main on the list despite widespread criticism for their market dominance and handling of
user data, mainly because growth at their companies is still explosive, according to Barron’s.
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ation, make full use of their special advantages and promote connections bet
ween the Belt and Road Initiative and other regional cooperation platforms such as the Eurasian Economic Union.
Xi proposed promoting the connection of railways, roads and natural gas
pipelines among SCO members to build an interconnective system.
Xi said SCO members should make joint efforts to make the organization a model of unity and mutual trust.
The SCO has maintained good development momentum in rec
ent years and become an important force promoting regional safety, stability, dev
elopment and prosperity, he said, adding that mutual trust is the key to SCO development.
Xi said that faced with threats of terrorism and extremism, SCO m
embers should take effective measures to ensure the region’s safety and stability.
They should improve their laws to enhance security cooperation
and improve the organization’s capability to deal with complicated situations, he said.
ummer of 2017 is now seen as a watershed which made b