China launches crude oil futures trading

China launches crude oil futures trading

China launched trading of yuan-denominated crude oil futures contracts at the Shanghai International Energy Exchange, the first futures contracts listed on China's mainland to overseas investors.

Industry

China's manufacturing activity picks up amid solid economic expansion

China's manufacturing activity picks up amid solid economic expansion

China's manufacturing sector expanded at a fast pace in March as the country's economy continued to grow steadily, official data showed.

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U.S. high tariffs on Chinese imports to backfire, says ex-World Bank chief economist

U.S. high tariffs on Chinese imports to backfire, says ex-World Bank chief economist

The U.S. decision to impose high tariffs on Chinese imports to reduce its trade deficit with China will backfire, according to former World Bank chief economist Justin Yifu Lin.

China Focus: International investors setting their eyes on China's future global 
cities

China Focus: International investors setting their eyes on China's future global cities

China's top tier cities may elevate themselves from regional centers to future global metropolises, with advantages in sectors such as smart cities and artificial intelligence.

China Focus: U.S. tariff proposals open Pandora's box: MOC

China Focus: U.S. tariff proposals open Pandora's box: MOC

The U.S. tariff proposals on imported steel risk triggering a chain reaction of protectionism across the world, a spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said.

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