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09.11.2018

China's imports surge 26.3 pct, exports rise 20.1 pct in Oct.

China's imports surged 26.3 percent year on year in October, while exports rose 20.1 percent, with the pace of growth both beating expectations, data showed Thursday.

The increases also accelerated from the 17.4-percent growth for imports seen in September and a rise of 17 percent for exports.

Trade surplus stood at 233.63...

China's imports surged 26.3 percent year on year in October, while exports rose 20.1 percent, with the pace of growth both beating expectations, data showed Thursday.

The increases also accelerated from the 17.4-percent growth for imports seen in September and a rise of 17 percent for exports.

Trade surplus stood at 233.63...

09.11.2018

China’s central bank governor promises stronger support for private sector

China's central bank governor on Tuesday pledged an array of policies to widen financing channels for the private sector.

"There is a lot of water in the monetary 'pool' but we need to channel the funds to cash-starved private businesses," Yi Gang, head of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), told...

China's central bank governor on Tuesday pledged an array of policies to widen financing channels for the private sector.

"There is a lot of water in the monetary 'pool' but we need to channel the funds to cash-starved private businesses," Yi Gang, head of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), told...

09.11.2018

Russia to replace US soybean exports to China amid escalating trade war

The ongoing trade conflict with Washington is forcing China to look for new suppliers of day-to-day produce to the domestic market. Russia is expected to be the answer when it comes to soybeans and other goods.

According to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the country may partially replace US as the...

The ongoing trade conflict with Washington is forcing China to look for new suppliers of day-to-day produce to the domestic market. Russia is expected to be the answer when it comes to soybeans and other goods.

According to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the country may partially replace US as the...

09.11.2018

China, Russia eye enhanced mutual trust, economic ties

China and Russia agreed on Wednesday to further enhance political and strategic mutual trust while expanding economic and trade cooperation.

The agreement came as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev co-chaired the 23rd regular meeting between Chinese and Russian heads of governments here in Beijing.

The meeting is...

China and Russia agreed on Wednesday to further enhance political and strategic mutual trust while expanding economic and trade cooperation.

The agreement came as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev co-chaired the 23rd regular meeting between Chinese and Russian heads of governments here in Beijing.

The meeting is...

09.11.2018

State Duma lawmakers want to limit foreign ownership of Russian Internet news aggregators

Russian lawmakers have introduced their latest draconian law on the Internet, proposing a ban on all online news-aggregation services with more than 20-percent foreign ownership. The legislation was drafted by members of LDPR, including Andrey Lugovoy, the Russian lawmaker wanted in Great Britain for his alleged role...

Russian lawmakers have introduced their latest draconian law on the Internet, proposing a ban on all online news-aggregation services with more than 20-percent foreign ownership. The legislation was drafted by members of LDPR, including Andrey Lugovoy, the Russian lawmaker wanted in Great Britain for his alleged role...


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