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Hongkonger brings traditional city delicacies to Paris and French-born businessman showcases his homeland’s flair for fashion in financial hub.
Though changing circumstances have made previously reliable investment models obsolete, Taiwanese investors still see mainland China as an attractive destination for their capital.
A report allegedly by US embassy in Asuncion discusses distancing Paraguayan President Santiago Pena from ex-president, who has been sanctioned for corruption.
State Department report on alleged damage Beijing’s influence operations inflict on America’s reputation overseas is latest cause for Washington alarm.
China’s central leadership appears to be sending a strong signal that it is prioritising economic growth, amid increasing concerns over Beijing’s emphasis on external and domestic security.
Southeast Asia is also a hot destination for South Korean investors, and analysts say the trend is obvious: Korean companies in China are withdrawing capital or moving to places such as Vietnam.
The president addresses some oft-mentioned gripes among the international community, acknowledging that China must do more to open up to the rest of the world.
Industry insiders say importers are worried about the looming possibility of trade restrictions. Canada is the biggest supplier of lentils to India, accounting for about half of all imports.
First half of 2023 sees US$587 million worth of goods denied entry to the US, more than doubling the figure for the second half of 2022.
Madeleine King, Australia’s minister of resources, says EU needs to stop haggling and reach a fair trade agreement.
US-China tensions create negative ripple effects for American firms, including lost sales and disrupted supply chains, according to annual survey’s results.
Agreeing to exchange information and work together, according to one Chinese analyst, shows how both China and the European Union recognise that ‘there needs to be a limit to de-risking’.
The Commerce Department imposed new trade restrictions on 11 Chinese and 5 Russian companies, accusing some of supplying components to make drones for Russia’s war effort in Ukraine.
Thomas Gnocchi, head of the EU office to city and Macau, says political climate has affected companies and individuals thinking of coming to Hong Kong.
The company started European sales of two models just weeks ago and plans to add another seven by 2025, but its aspirations could run into a roadblock should the European Union impose extra import tariffs on Chinese EVs.
On the third day of his China trip, Valdis Dombrovskis reiterates that the EU is not ‘decoupling’ from China but flags its ‘lack of reciprocity’ and says the bloc is looking to shore up its economic-security strategy.
Premier Li Qiang pledges further support for the sector, which the leadership sees as crucial to its efforts to counter US pressure.
This week’s offensive was due to ‘decades of frustration after the failure of the international community’ to resolve conflict, say analysts, and with the war in Ukraine distracting Russia.
Gulf states don’t see the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor through the lens of US-China rivalry, analysts say – even if Washington would like it to counter Beijing’s belt and road plans.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki maintained his harsh rhetoric against Kyiv, as the two allies remain caught in a simmering row over grain imports.
At a summit in Shanghai, an academic has echoed some of his peers by recommending the dumping of US Treasuries – a move that they say would help ensure the safety of China’s overseas assets.
Paul Chan and Bank of England governor discuss interest rates, inflation trends, global economic outlook and areas such as financial regulation in London.
Relationship shouldn’t be defined as a rivalry, Chinese expert says.