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G20 Hangzhou Summit

On September 4, 2016, the 11th G20 Summit was held at the Hangzhou International Expo Center. Chinese President Xi Jinping chaired the summit and delivered an opening speech. Xi Jinping stressed that faced with current challenges, the G20 must keep up with the changing times, fully honor its commitment, make joint efforts and deliver benefits to all as well as stick together as partners in meeting challenges in order to bring the global economy onto the track of prosperity and stability, and achieve robust, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth. Continue reading

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Become part of Paris in Macao

In addition to Venetian, the Parisian is scheduled to have its grand opening on the 13th of September.  Continue reading

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New World Trade Outlook Indicators

The WTO has launched a new World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) designed to provide “real time” information on trends in global trade. The WTOI was unveiled in Shanghai, China on 8 July, ahead of a meeting of G20 trade ministers. Continue reading

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Shanghai Disney Resort celebrates historic grand opening

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Rising pork prices

Since this year, the pork price has continued to run at high level in China. The authorities have adopted measures to strengthen pork market monitoring and to guarantee pork market supply. The principal of Chinese MOFCOM Department of Market Operation and Consumption Promotion made a statement on this. Continue reading

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Quality MIC

“Chinese Quality” and “Chinese Standards” stand the strong earthquake test in Ecuador.

Ecuador took place 7.8-magnitude strong earthquake on April 14, 2016 at local time. The water conservancy project, road and bridge and other civil buildings by the Chinese technological equipment and Chinese enterprises stood solid and unshakable, defying this strong earthquake with their excellent quality. “Chinese quality” and “Chinese standards” passed the test of the strong earthquake and played a positive role in the rescue work, which won the praise of the people of Ecuador. Continue reading

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Boao Forum 2016

The annual Boao Forum was held from the 22nd to 25th of March. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on the 24th delivered a speech at the opening plenary of Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2016. The following is the full text of Li’s speech: A New Vision for A Dynamic Asia Through Joint Efforts. Continue reading

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TPP signed

On February 4, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was signed in Auckland, New Zealand.

The following is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers’ Statement: Continue reading

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Taiwan’s first female president

Taiwan elected its first female president on the 16th of January, 2016. The opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen became the island’s first female president and secured a historic legislative majority for her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

Tsai won 56 percent of the vote. The DPP won 68 seats in the 113-seat legislature, gaining its first ever majority and locking the current ruling party out of power for the first time since since Chiang Kai-shek retreated to Taiwan in 1949.
Below is the script of Ms. Tsai’s remark in her post-election international press conference. Continue reading

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Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao signed Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement Agreement on Trade in Services

Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen and Director of the Department of Finance of Hong Kong Special Administration Region Government John Tsang Chun-wah signed Mainland China and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement Agreement on Trade in Services (hereinafter referred to as “the agreement”) in Hong Kong on November 27, 2015. The agreement will be officially implemented on June 1, 2016. Attending the signing ceremony were Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region Leung Chun Ying and Deputy Director of Central Government’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong SAR Qiu Hong. Continue reading

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