Tag Archives: China

SA and China agriculture ministers sign export agreement for avocados (IOL)

South African Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, signed an agreement on Tuesday with Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi , on behalf of Chinese Agriculture Minister Tang Ranijan, for the export of avocados to the People’s Republic of China. Didiza expressed her excitement about this agreement with China as […]
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Wall Street cut China’s GDP forecast many times this year. One bank adjusted 6 times

International investment firms have changed their China GDP forecasts nearly every month so far this year, with JPMorgan making six adjustments since January. That’s according to CNBC analysis of the firms’ notes. The average prediction among six firms studied by CNBC now stands at 5.1%, close to the “around 5%” target Beijing announced in March. […]
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China increases oil import quotas by 20% on year ago (Reuters)

China has issued a third batch of 2023 crude oil import quotas, raising the total volume in the first half of this year to 194.1 million tonnes, up 20% from the same period last year, according to six people and documents on Wednesday. Thirty-three companies, mostly independent refiners, are receiving 62.28 million tonnes of allotments […]
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Led by China, India, the 5 BRICS nations now contribute more to world GDP than industrialised G7 (ThePrint)

BRICS countries overtook G7 in 2020 by making up a larger share of global GDP in PPP terms, with China & India respectively in second and third positions globally that year. New Delhi: The Covid-19 pandemic served as a watershed moment in several ways, including marking the point when the global economic power dynamic changed in […]
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How local companies are winning over China’s consumers

By: Zara Ingilizian & Bruno Lannes  January 25, 2018 Source: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/01/chinese-companies-winning-local-consumers  

Venezuela was once twelve times richer than China. What happened?

By: Jeff Desjardins September 12, 2017 Source: https://www.weforum.org  

Five things emerging economies can do to attract the best talent

By: Mauro F. Guillén December  08, 2017 Source: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/12/emerging-market-companies-multinational-talent-china-india-attract Emerging market companies need talent to be competitive in the global marketplace. They have made much progress in attracting it. Barely a decade ago, most young, bright graduates in China and India preferred to work for Western companies. These companies paid better and offered more opportunities for professional […]
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Global manufacturing is concentrated in high-income countries, China

Source: http://www.worldbank.org

Asian Corporate Giants Urge Against ‘Brexit’: The U.K. will lose its edge as a gateway to Europe in the event of a British exit, Asian investors say (WSJ)

By: Megumi Fujikawa, Preetika Rana & Wayne Ma June 22, 2016 Source:  http://www.wsj.com/articles/asian-corporate-giants-urge-against-brexit-1466537401?mod=e2tw

China launches stimulus aimed at local debt crisis: Debt-for-bond swap should encourage banks to lend, give provinces and cities some breathing room ( Wall Street Journal)

By: Lingling Wei Source: on.wsj.com/1PHLVhN  May 13, 2015