ang Wen, chief economist at China Export and Credit Insurance Corp, said the mo
e is totally inconsistent with the direction needed to reach a mutually beneficial deal. 上海乌托邦
At the same time, the tariff proposal shows that Washington has turned a blind eye to the tremendous efforts made by both n
上海乌托邦品茶微信ations in advancing their economic and trade ties, Wang said at a recent seminar in Beijing.
The US announced the new tariff threat shortly after the 12th round of high-level trade talks in late Ju
ly. If the plan takes effect, the US will put additional tariffs on basically all Chinese goods coming into the US. 上海乌托邦
On Tuesday, the Office of the US Trade Representative said it will delay 10 percent ta
riffs on certain Chinese products, including laptops and cellphones, until Dec 15.
Yang Weiyong, an economics professor at the University of International Business and Ec 上海乌托邦品茶微信
onomics in Beijing, said the US tariff delay is more out of consideration for its own interests－creating sufficient time
for its consumers and trading companies to look for substitute goods in other markets.
“Besides, the US did so because of concerns over the Christmas shopping season. Th
上海乌托邦e government intends to reduce the potential impact of tariffs on US holiday shopping,” Yang said.
But the US plan to merely delay some tariffs by no means sho
ws Washington’s sincerity toward advancing future consultations, Yang said. 上海乌托邦品茶微信
According to a Reuters analysis, the delay may encompass around half of th
e $300 billion list of remaining Chinese imports. Chinese imports subject to the tariffs as of 上海乌托邦
Dec 15 totaled about $156 billion last year, Reuters said, citing US Census Bureau information.
Sun Lipeng, a research fellow with the China Institutes of Contemporary International 上海乌托邦品茶微信
Relations, said the US won’t be immune to the effects of its own trade bullying behavior.
Washington’s new tariff plan will further burden US consumers and dam
pen companies’ confidence in investment, dragging down the US economy, Sun said.
, Aksu prefectures as well as Kizilsu Kirgiz autonomous prefecture in the south, relig
ious extremism has long had a widespread presence. These regions have frequently fallen victim to acts of te上海419论坛女神会所
rrorism, in which large numbers of people were involved with even more having been
affected. The scale of the problem posed a serious challenge to China’s efforts to fight terrorism and extremism.
上海419论坛Extremist forces spread by exploiting people’s religious beliefs through
Xinjiang’s large religious population through deliberate distortion of religious do
trines. They also incited people to overthrow secular governments and establish上海419论坛女神会所
theocratic states. Social and economic development in the region has also suffered as a result, the white paper said.
Addressing both the symptoms and root causes by integrating preventative measures and a forceful response, Xinji
ang has established vocational education and training centers, which offer trainees lessons on standard spo上海419论坛
ken and written Chinese, different laws and vocational skills in accordance with the law, it said.
The white paper said there was no intention to deprive or li
上海419论坛mit the trainees’ right to use and develop the languages of their own ethnic group.
Education and training are not measures to limit or circumscribe freedom of the person as described by some. Rather, it is an
important measure to help trainees break free from ideas of terrorism and religious extremism.上海419论坛女神会所
It is ultimately an attempt to help the trainees to emancipate their minds, improve themselves and th
eir future prospects, the white paper said.
上海419论坛China will have to take necessary countermeasures in response to
the United States government’s proposal to slap an additional 10 percent tariff on $
300 billion worth of Chinese goods, the State Council’s Customs Tariff Commission said.上海419论坛女神会所
Washington’s planned move seriously violates the consensuses reached betwe
en the two countries’ top leaders in previous meetings, and deviates from the right track of
resolving differences through consultations, the commission said in a statement on Thursday.
State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, said the central government supported t
he actions of Hong Kong police to arrest the rioters.上海419论坛女神会所
Xu said the violence at the airport Tuesday night was particularly shocking.
“Recently, the radical violators in Hong Kong have completely breached the bottom line of l上海419论坛
aw, morality and humanity. Their flagrant acts of serious violent crimes in public are shocking and chill
ing,” her statement read. “Their violence was an extreme contempt for the rule of law, which has seriously damaged H
上海419论坛女神会所ong Kong’s international image and hurt the feelings of compatriots on the mainland.”
She said such violent crimes must be severely punished according to law.
“We firmly support the Hong Kong police force and the judiciary in carrying out re
solute and strict justice and bringing criminals to justice as soon as possible,” she said.上海419论坛
Shortly after being discharged from Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Fu Guohao, the beate
n reporter from the Beijing-based Global Times, said he did not have serious injuries.上海419论坛女神会所
Fu, with some bruises on his face, said he still loves Hong Kong and is grateful for the public’s care.
The Global Times sent Fu to Hong Kong to cover the mass protests there. He had his hands and legs tied up and was abuse
d by a group of radicals at the airport on Tuesday night, as those in the mob suspected he was a fake journalist.上海419论坛
In a statement, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progre
ss of Hong Kong, the city’s largest political party, said that what the protesters did to Fu
was “reckless” and tainted Hong Kong’s reputation in the international community.上海419论坛女神会所
The Federation of Trade Unions, the city’s largest union, also denounce
d the violence, saying that what the rioters did was lawless and in defiance of the city’s rul
e of law and moral and ethics. They were the shame of Hong Kong, the statement said.上海419论坛
Hong Kong police arrested five men at the airport on Tuesday night on suspicion of of
fenses including unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons and assaulting上海419论坛女神会所
police officers, according to Mak Chin-ho, assistant commissioner of the Hong Kong police.
of the Chinese economy and effectively promoted the country’s long-term stable development.
The Nielsen report also found consumers’ personal financial situation and willingness to spend have been robust.上海千花网
In Q2, the sub-index for personal finance increased from 70 in Q1 to 71, hitting a historical high, and local j
上海千花网品茶微信ob prospects and willingness to spend came in at 77 and 61 respectively, the report said.
Sargent said the Chinese government’s efforts to further cut tax an
d lower fees have reduced the cost of enterprises and enhanced their vitality.上海千花网
The consumer trend index for different regions in China remained stable, reaching 124 in the eastern region while the
northern and southern regions achieved steady growth in the past three quarters, the report showed.上海千花网品茶微信
In addition, indices for first, second and third-tier cities all have increased steadily in the past four quarters, part
icularly in the past six months, driven by better personal finance and rising willingness to spend, the report said.
“In the first half of this year, people’s livelihood indicators such as employmen上海千花网
t, costs and income all performed well. Among them, prices were basically stable, and the supply and de
mand of the whole market balanced, boosting residents’ willingness to spend,” Sargent analyzed.
He said the consumption structure of residents was further improved by a change in consumption concept and m上海千花网品茶微信
ode, which gradually released the potential of service consumption demand.
The report also showed 68 percent of Chinese consumers prefer domestic brands, and even for the 62 percent of co
nsumers who would buy foreign brands, domestic brands are still their first choice.上海千花网品茶微信
Cost performance is the main reason why consumers choose domest
ic products, but for them, quality also weighs in higher than price.
situation in Hong Kong, especially when mounting evidence shows US meddling in China’s dom
estic affairs,” he said. “US warships visiting now would inevitably send a very dangerous message in su上海千花坊女神会所
pport of the rioters, which is detrimental to the city’s peace and stability.”
China has repeatedly accused the US of interfering in Hong Kong affairs and urged it to stop. While the US has denied th
上海千花坊e accusations, US politicians and media have frequently slandered efforts by Beijing and
the Hong Kong police to maintain social order and voiced their support for the protesters.
“The chaos in Hong Kong has US fingerprints all over it,” Li said. “The US is上海千花坊女神会所
hoping to turn Hong Kong into another source of leverage it can use to pressure China.
China highly values Sino-US ties, but this relationship must be built on the bedrock of the US respecting China’s sovereignty.”上海千花坊
Yuan Zheng, director of US foreign relations research at the Institute of American Studies under the Chinese Aca
demy of Social Sciences, said the US has been a major external force fueling the current turmoi
l in Hong Kong by funding and training protestors, as well as whitewashing their violent actions.上海千花坊女神会所
“Denying port visits means China is very displeased with the deep US involvement in its domestic affairs,” Yuan said.
上海千花坊China’s consumer trend index, released by global market consultancy Nie
lsen to measure consumer confidence, remained high in the second quarter of this year.
Maintaining a reading of 115 from Q1, an index reading of above 100 indicates consumers are optimist上海千花坊女神会所
ic regarding local job prospects, personal finance and willingness to spend, a Nielsen report showed.
“As China’s supply-side structural reform deepens along with policies to ensure上海千花坊
the stability of employment, the financial sector, foreign trade, foreign and dom
estic investments, the country’s economic structure has constantly improved and the end上海千花坊女神会所
ogenous power of its economy has kept growing,” Justin Sargent, president of Nielsen China, said.
r supply. Villagers made a living by growing crops.
“As an official, I shoulder the responsibility of bringing benefits to the villagers,” said Zhang, who led the village co上海龙凤
mmittee to build power and water supply networks and explored ways to increase villagers’ income.
Zhang mobilized villagers to plant apple trees, bringi上海龙凤女神会所
ng in over 10 times the income that growing corn did. Apples p
roduced in Xinhu have now been exported to various Southeast Asian countries.
上海龙凤More than 670 households in Xinhu have been lifted out of poverty over the past few
years. And the per capita income of the village has exceeded 30,000 yuan ($4,250).
“No matter how low your rank is, you must always remember to work for上海龙凤女神会所
the people, taking effective measures to address their concerns,” Zhang said.
Hao Biao, a former county official of Wuqi, Yan’an, shares the Zhang Yangang’s view.
Wuqi county had long suffered from a fragile environment, severe desertification and natural disasters. Hao上海龙凤
was shocked by the barren mountains when he first arrived in the county in 1995.
上海龙凤女神会所”Locals used to graze goats on the mountains, and the grass barely grew, let alone forests,” Hao said.
Hao encouraged locals to breed goats in captivity to re
store the ecology. However, his suggestions drew the ire of the local people.上海龙凤
Hao remembered that a farmer threatene
d to herd his goats to Hao’s office if grazing on the mountains was forbidden.
上海龙凤女神会所Hao used every occasion he could to explain the policy to the peopl
e, and eventually the locals agreed to participate in the captive breeding program.
ties for the first time surpassed 1 trillion yuan in the half y
ear period, hitting 1.03 trillion yuan and 1.04 trillion yuan, respectively.上海千花网
In 2018, a total of 16 cities achieved a whole-year GDP of more than 1 trillion yuan. Fos
上海千花网女神会所han in Guangdong province and Jinan in Shandong province are expected to join the 1 trillion yuan GDP club this ye
ar, with their GDP reaching 479.52 billion yuan and 479.17 billion yuan in H1, respectively.
Fifteen of the top 100 cities are from East China’s Shandong province, the most among all provincial-level regions. F上海千花网
ollowing it, Jiangsu, Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces have 13, 11 and 8 cities on the list, respectively.
Similar to the same period last year, no cities from Hainan, Qinghai provinces, Ni上海千花网女神会所
ngxia Hui autonomous region, or Tibet autonomous region are on the top 100 list.
China’s central and western cities are leading on GDP growth in H1. More than two-thirds of the 280 cities that have dis上海千花网
closed economic growth outperformed the national GDP growth rate of 6.3 percent in H1 and they are m
ainly from Yunnan, Guizhou, Anhui provinces and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
Among the 13 cities whose real GDP growth rate surpassed 10 percent上海千花网女神会所
in H1, all except Fujian province’s Ningde come from the central and western regions.
Southwest China’s Yunan province, posting t上海千花网he strongest GDP growth in H1 amon
g 31 provincial-level regions, has seven cities registering a GDP growth of 10 percent or above.
The report collected statistics released by 282 cities that have published上海千花网女神会所
their economic semi-annual reports as of Monday. Hong Kong and Macao special ad
ministrative regions and Taiwan were not involved in the statistical analysis.
to assess exchange rates, not the US Treasury Department,” said Z
hu Jun, director of the International Department of the People’s Bank of China, the central ba上海后花园
nk, at the China Finance 40 Forum on Saturday. The CF40 is a nongovernmental, nonprofit think tank.
上海后花园女神会所The IMF has long been committed to promoting international financial stability
and currency cooperation, redressing the imbalances of international payments, Zhu said.
Citing previous market performance, Zhu said the yuan has depreciated against the dollar fo上海后花园
llowing Washington’s renewed threat of tariff hikes on Chinese goods. Similarly, the yuan fluctuations earlier this m
onth were a natural market reaction, resulting from trade tensions that have been escalated by the US, she said.
上海后花园The yuan weakened to above 7 per dollar for the first time in more than a decade last week,
after Washington’s threat to slap 10 percent tariffs on an additional $300 billion of Chinese goods starting Sept 1.上海后花园女神会所
Shortly after the yuan fell beyond the psychological threshold, the US Treasury Departme
nt declared that China was manipulating its currency to achieve unfair trade advantage.上海后花园
Zhu said that despite the trade tensions over the past year and a hal
f, China has never used exchange rates to respond to external disruptions.
The IMF report, referring to last year’s performance of the yuan, also said that even上海后花园女神会所
though the Chinese currency depreciated against the dollar fairly rapidly
from mid-June to early August, it was “broadly stable” against a basket of benchmark currencies.上海后花园
Moreover, the Chinese monetary authorities took measures, including reintroducing a countercyclical adjus
tment factor, to resist depreciation pressure during that period, according to the report, which is based on the IMF’s latest
上海后花园女神会所Article IV consultation with China, a review of the Chinese economy that concluded on July 31.
The IMF report released last week suggests that the US labeling simply doesn’t hold water, said Yu Yongding, a se
nior economist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a consultant for the CF40 forum.上海后花园女神会所
The IMF report provides evidence that, rather than artificially depreci
ating the yuan for trade advantage, as the US administration alleged, China has shown a
pattern of commitment to keeping the yuan generally in equilibrium at an adaptive
level, said Liu Chunsheng, an associate professor at Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing.
ves the interests of the two and the region, experts sai
d, as Beijing and Tokyo resumed strategic talks after a seven-year hiatus. 上海千花坊
Le Yucheng, China’s vice-minister of foreign affairs, and his Japanese
上海千花坊女神会所counterpart, Takeo Akiba, was held at the Karuizawa mountain resort in Japan’s Nagano prefecture.
They had what was described as candid exchanges about bilateral and regional issues and said they would push
forward the consensus reached between President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinz 上海千花坊
o Abe at the Group of 20 Summit in Osaka in June, a Foreign Ministry statement issued after the dialogue said.
“Both China and Japan advocated building a relationship that meets the requirements of the new era,” it said.
上海千花坊女神会所The resumption of the China-Japan strategic dialogue is a key sign that Beijing a
nd Tokyo have pushed forward their bilateral relations on the right track and forged closer ties, said Lu Hao, a rese
archer at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Institute of Japanese Studies.
Official exchanges and communication mechanisms, includ 上海千花坊
ing the strategic dialogue, were suspended after the two countries becam
e mired in a dispute over China’s uninhabited Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.
上海千花坊女神会所Lu said the strategic dialogue mechanism plays a vital role for the two neighbors, especially as they are both fa
cing unprecedented conditions and a rapidly changing global environment.
“The dialogue not only focuses on improving bilateral ties but also touches on
some of the important regional and international issues of common interest,” Lu said, 上海千花坊女神会所
adding that boosting mutual understanding and cooperation between China and Japan, the w
orld’s second-and third-largest economies, helps promote regional stability and prosperity. 上海千花坊
On Friday, while meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Le, the
上海千花坊女神会所vice-minister, said China and Japan should keep up the positive momentum broug
ht by the improved ties and enhance short-term goals while strengthening long-term ones.
for Herbert Smith Freehills. The London-headquartered law firm has also been work
ing with Hiswara Bunjamin and Tandjung in Indonesia in a similar fashion for the last 15 years.上海夜网女神会所
Gavin Guo, international partner of Kewei, said that they had submitted an application for the joint operation to the Shang
上海夜网hai Municipal Bureau of Justice earlier this year and it took them three months to get the green light.
According to Guo, the joint operation of law firms is different from a joint ven
ture and does not include equity options. The two law firms are still independent e上海夜网女神会所
ntities but share administrative resources and provide one-stop legal services to clients.
Such joint operation models are attractive for multinational companies with operat上海夜网
ions in China and outbound Chinese companies, said Guo. Before this, companies need to go to a foreign la
上海夜网女神会所w firm and a Chinese law firm separately for legal services. This can be avoided as communication with both the l
aw firms can be completed in the same office and will incur only a single charge, he said.上海夜网
“Given the current global economic and political uncertainties and trade friction, governments are tightening their scru
上海夜网tiny and regulation in areas like foreign direct investment. The joint operation model will play a big role in te
rms of transaction habits, disputes resolution and even company strategies,” he said.
The first joint operation was set up by the Chicago-headquartered Baker McKenzie and Beijing Fenxun Partners in April 201上海夜网女神会所
5. In an action plan rolled out in April 2018, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice said it will study the possibility of pro
moting the joint operation model to the rest of the city to further improve the business environment.上海夜网
Domestic enterprises accelerate pace of innovation amid friction between China, US
The structure of China’s foreign trade will continue to improve with more flexibility in the second half of this year du上海夜网女神会所
e to its institutional, industrial and market advantages, officials and experts said on Thursday.
Li Kuiwen, a spokesman for the General Administration of Customs’ Department of Statis上海夜网
tics, said China has not only increased its market share with major economies such as the European Union th
is year, but its trade volume with emerging markets has also notably surged.上海夜网女神会所
Li’s remark came after the administration announced earlier on Thursday that China’s foreign trade grew 4.2 p
ercent year-on-year in the first seven months of the year to 17.41 trillion yuan ($2.47 trillion).