Punitive tariffs won't solve trade disputes

2012-10-19 15:12:54

The United States should seek candid dialogue and fair negotiations, rather than imposing punitive tariffs, to settle tranti-dumping duty frictions with China.

Growth signs are optimistic

2012-10-19 13:13:16

For the world economy, caught between an unfolding eurozone debt crisis and a looming US fiscal cliff, that China's economy has slowed for a seventh straight quarter appears to be cause for concern.

Stimulus should be small

2012-10-19 13:12:15

The recent upturn in economic data have led some market analysts to believe that China's slowed economy has bottomed out and will be on a rising trajectory in the fourth quarter.

China's cement sector expecting winter season

2012-10-19 10:55:04

China's cement market has been gathering strength over the past six weeks and prices have been rising all over the country, but the low season for the sector is just around the corner.

West hypes 'China Threat' for profit

2012-10-18 17:50:11

Many Westerners will continue to worry about a rising China, but pursuing better cooperation with the country could prove to be a more pragmatic and fruitful solution.

US sets bad model by blocking Huawei, ZTE

2012-10-18 17:31:42

While claiming itself to be an open and free market, the United States has frequently used trade protectionism to protect its companies from overseas competition.

How firm will hand on the tiller be?

2012-10-18 08:07:49

The outcome of the presidential election in the United States will determine whether the US has a more government-led or market-led economy, commonly seen as a struggle between the left and right of the US' political spectrum.

China can produce. Can it create?

2012-10-18 08:07:49

Three generations of Chinese leaders have set the goal that China becomes a "moderately well-off society". Achieving this, by around 2020, will not be easy. China must transform its industries so that enterprises provide higher value and generate higher profits, which enable higher wages for workers.

Telecom sector not in trouble

2012-10-18 14:20:02

The telecom equipment manufacturing industry is the pride of China. Chinese enterprises are surpassing their foreign counterparts in the technology-intensive and capital-intensive industry. China's telecom equipment manufacturing sector has gained advantage in the fiercely competitive market and attracted globally reputable companies.

Political risks hinder Chinese enterprises' overseas expansions

2012-10-18 10:14:18

To many Chinese executives, political risks in the domestic environments are due mainly to policy changes that lead to uncertainties of enterprises' operations. However, when doing business overseas, political risks take a different format.

Mining slump, China's M&As to the rescue

2012-10-17 17:39:04

Mergers and acquisitions would become more of a necessity for some companies, as miners undergo a sudden downturn while adapting to cutting costs, take less risks and debts.

'Currency manipulator' accusation not helping US

2012-10-17 16:32:06

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney repeated word by word his vow to tag China as a "currency manipulator" if elected.