Monthly Archives: September 2011

Cover of September 2011

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Table of Contents of September 2011

1. Cover story

Combat inflation with Weekend Vegetable Bazaar

2. Economy outlook

The 6th U.S.-China Aviation Summit

3. Financial strategy

Acer debuts first Ultrabook: Aspire S3

4. Legal spotlight

USTR files WTO case Against China for American chicken producers

5. Point of interest

Sampras vs Safin on new court of China Open

6. Portrait

Min Zhu with IMF

7. Remark from editor

What can we use to combat inflation: Vegetable bazaars or electronic gadgets?

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Combat inflation with Weekend Vegetable Bazaar

In the morning of September 24, accompanied by Cheng Hong, Vice Mayor of Beijing and Fang Aiqing, Assistant Minister of Commerce, Chen Demning, Minister of Commerce, made an on-site study of Beijing weekend vegetable bazaar. Chen Deming said that weekend vegetable bazaar is a favorable to people and farmers. MOFCOM will do it nationwide so as to further improve fresh farm produce retail network in urban areas. Continue reading

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The 6th U.S.-China Aviation Summit

Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank remarks on September 26 at the 6th U.S.-China Aviation Summit, Washington, D.C. The content of her speech is as follows.

Thank you for that introduction. Good morning everyone. I’d like to thank the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and the Civil Aviation Administration of China, for sponsoring this Summit. I extend a warm welcome to our Chinese guests. I’d especially like to welcome Xia Xinghua Deputy Administrator of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, who also is speaking this morning. I’m delighted to be here with all of you. Continue reading

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Acer debuts first Ultrabook: Aspire S3

On September 2, 2011, Acer announced its first Ultrabook at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. The Acer Aspire S3 integrates the best features of notebook and mobile devices, offering users powerful performance for digital creation, in addition to ultra-fast responsiveness and interaction for content consumption, enhancing the freedom and overall computing experiences of users on the go.

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USTR files WTO case Against China for American chicken producers

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced on September 20, 2011 that the U.S. has filed a case against China before the World Trade Organization (WTO) to protect jobs in America’s poultry processing sector, which directly employs 300,000 workers, as jobs in this sector are threatened by China’s imposition of duties on imports of American chicken products. This is the latest in a series of enforcement steps the United States has taken to hold China accountable for its WTO commitments, including actions at the WTO against China’s treatment of steel products, industrial raw materials, electronic payment services and wind power equipment as well as actions in the United States to address rapidly increasing Chinese tire imports. In each of these matters, the key principle at stake is that China must play by the rules to which it agreed when it joined the WTO, including commitments to maintain open markets on a non-discriminatory basis, and to follow procedures in a transparent way. Continue reading

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Sampras vs Safin on new court of China Open

Former US Open Champions will bring top-player PK; Superstars Sampras and Safin arrived at new court of China Open on National Day eve

When the US Open is in full swing, we cannot help but remembering the classic games presented the two former champions at Flushing Meadows. Russian individualistic superstar Safin and American tennis king Sampras had 3 matches at Flushing Meadows, creating a legend in the tennis world between two generations. Continue reading

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