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By Yu Yongding - Aug 31,2021
BEIJING — In the second quarter of 2021, China’s GDP grew by 7.9 per cent year on year. That was a relatively strong performance, especially given the enduring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy.
By Yu Yongding - Mar 09,2021
BEIJING  —  On September 25, 2015, the world’s heads of state and government unanimously adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a sweeping global blueprint for building a more equitable and sustainable world.
By Yu Yongding - Dec 13,2020
BEIJING — China’s economy seems largely to have bounced back from the COVID-19 shock. It registered 4.9 per cent annual growth in the third quarter of 2020, and the rate may well exceed 5 per cent growth in the fourth quarter.
By Yu Yongding - Sep 04,2019
BEIJING — In early August, the renminbi’s exchange rate broke through the psychological threshold of CN¥7 per US dollar.
By Yu Yongding - Jul 09,2019
BEIJING — US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may have agreed at the G-20 summit in Osaka to resume trade negotiations, but the path to ending the trade war remains far from clear.
By Yu Yongding - May 22,2019
BEIJING — After a disappointing performance in 2018, China’s economy appears to be stabilising. In the first quarter of 2019, GDP growth, at 6.4 per cent year-on-year, matched that of the previous quarter.
By Yu Yongding - Mar 14,2019
BEIJING — The United States is reportedly pushing China to agree to keep the value of the renminbi stable, as part of a deal to end the trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
By Yu Yongding - Jan 12,2019
BEIJING — China’s economic performance in 2018 was rather disappointing. According to official statistics, the country’s growth rate up to the end of the third quarter was 6.7 per cent, the lowest since the global financial crisis.
By Yu Yongding - Oct 31,2018
FRANKFURT — The Sino-American trade war, initiated early this year by US President Donald Trump’s administration, is escalating rapidly.
By Yu Yongding - Jun 28,2018
BEIJING — No one wins in a trade war. Yet, US President Donald Trump seems determined to pursue one with China, which he accuses of causing America’s trade deficit, violating World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules, and using unfair practices to acquire foreign technology.



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