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onship that meets the requirements of the new era,” it said.
The resumption of the China-Japan strategic dialogue is a key sign that Beijing an上海会所
d Tokyo have pushed forward their bilateral relations on the right track and forged closer ties, said Lu Hao, a re
上海会所品茶微信searcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Institute of Japanese Studies.
Official exchanges and communication mechanisms, including the strategic dialogue, were suspended after the two cou
ntries became mired in a dispute over China’s uninhabited Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.上海会所
Lu said the strategic dialogue mechanism plays a vital role for the two neighbors, especial
ly as they are both facing unprecedented conditions and a rapidly changing global environment.
上海会所品茶微信”The dialogue not only focuses on improving bilateral ties but also touch
es on some of the important regional and international issues of common interest,” Lu
said, adding that boosting mutual understanding and cooperation between China
and Japan, the world’s second-and third-largest economies, helps promote regional stability and prosperity.上海会所
On Friday, while meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Le, the vice-minister, said China and Japan should k
eep up the positive momentum brought by the improved ties and enhance short-term goals while strengthening long-term ones.
Describing the meeting in Osaka between Xi and Abe as fruitful, Kono said Japan is expecting a state visit by Xi next spring and i上海会所品茶微信
willing to work with China “in various fields and face global challenges shoulder to shoulder”.
Zhou Yongsheng, a professor and deputy director of the Ja
panese Studies Center at China Foreign Affairs University, said, “As Sino-J上海会所
apanese relations have shown signs of warming in recent years, both
上海会所品茶微信countries should cherish the momentum and build new relations featuring a shift from
competition to collaboration under the guidance of the strategic dialogue mechanism. Prom
oting Sino-Japanese ties will benefit the peace and prosperity of Asia and improve global governance.”
Yutu 2’s scientific missions include surveying terrain, detecting minerals
China’s Yutu 2 lunar rover has entered its eighth period of dormancy on the moon’s far side and is in上海千花坊
good condition after traveling 271 meters, according to China National Space Administration.
上海千花坊女神会所In a statement sent to China Daily on Thursday, the administration said the rover, China’s second
movable robot on the moon after Yutu, was switched to dormant mode at around 5:50 pm on W
ednesday after receiving signals from ground control. Yutu 2 is part of the Chang’e 4 robotic probe.上海千花坊
Before its dormancy, the machine had traveled 271 meters on the lunar surface, more than dou
上海千花坊女神会所ble the distance covered by Yutu, which reached the moon in December 2013 and worked there until July 2016.
The administration said that on the lunar day that just ended, Yutu 2 and Chang’e 4’s lander, wh
ich has also entered a dormancy period, obtained a great deal of scientific data.上海千花坊
A lunar day equals 14 days on Earth, and a lunar night is the same length. During the lunar
night, the temperature falls below minus 180 C, and there is no sunlight to provide power to the probe.
上海千花坊女神会所Chang’e 4 was lifted atop a Long March 3B rocket in early December at the Xi
chang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province to make the country’s fourth
lunar exploration and the world’s first expedition to the moon’s far side, which never faces Earth.上海千花坊
The probe made a soft landing on the far side on Jan 3 and then released Yutu
2, the world’s seventh moon rover, and also the first to get to the far side and survey th上海千花坊女神会所
e South Pole-Aitken basin, the largest and deepest known basin in the solar system.
There are few factors that would continue to push up inflation except for food, he said. A
uthorities have vowed to keep the country’s monetary policy prudent and will not resort to excessive m上海千花网女神会所
oney supply to stimulate economic growth, thereby helping to stabilize prices, Liu said.
上海千花网Li Chao, chief economist at Huatai Securities, said that the July readin
g may be the highest this year because prices of most items have remained stable or we
akened. As the momentum of price increases for fruit and pork is expected to weaken, CPI growth may trend down in t上海千花网女神会所
he August-October period. “We think the price rise pressure remains controllable,” he said in a research note.
The stable inflation level will not have a significant bearing on monetary policymaking, said Liu of CUFE.
上海千花网But Liu also warned that policymakers should closely monitor the food
price changes and ensure stable food supplies to iron out major price fluctuations.上海千花网
The producer price index, which measures factory-gate prices and co
ncerns corporate profitability, dropped by 0.3 percent year-on-year in July, the NBS said.上海千花网
The fall reflects the easing of GDP growth, which slowed to 6.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter.
上海千花网女神会所”The fall is in line with market expectations,” said Zhu Jianfang and Liu Boyang, economists at CITIC Securities. The c
ountry’s environmental protection measures, which reduce production capacity, may help bolster PPI in the com
ing months, but the situation will not improve significantly, they said in a research note.上海千花网
Online media registration for the second China International Import Expo opened on Fri
day. The registration system at media.ciie.org will be accessible until September 30.
上海千花网女神会所When registering for a media pass, foreign journalists who will be travelling to China to cover the ev
ent need to specify their outlet in the “foreign media organizations” listing under the media organization categ
ory, and select the “foreigners for temporary stay in China” option when entering their personal information.
The latest report by International Monetary Fund (IMF) conclude
上海419d that the exchange rate of the Chinese yuan was “broadly in line with medium-term f
undamentals”, and the Chinese monetary authority barely intervened in the foreign exchange market.上海419
The report, released late Friday in Washington, was a blow to the lab
eling of China as “a currency manipulator” by the US administration, experts said.
The value of the Chinese currency and the country’s external position i
上海419品茶微信n 2018 were “broadly in line with the level consistent with medium-term fun
damentals and desirable policies,” the report said, citing that China’s current account surplus fell by around 1 pe
rcentage point to 0.4 percent of GDP in 2018 and is projected to remain contained at 0.5 percent of GDP in 2019.
Estimates showed that the People’s Bank of China, the country’s central ban上海419
k, has had “little FX intervention”, said the report, which is based on IMF’s latest Ar
ticle IV consultation with China, a review of the Chinese economy that concluded on July 31.
上海419品茶微信The IMF’s conclusion came in just four days after the US Treasury officially la
beled China as a “currency manipulator” on Monday. The Chinese yuan
weakened to beyond 7 per dollar for the first time in more than a decade earlier this week.上海419
“The IMF conclusion is objective and reflected that the renminbi was assessed to be broadly
in line with medium-term fundamentals. The result kept pace with what it said in July,” said Zhang Xiaohui, a s
上海419品茶微信enior researcher of the China Finance 40 Forum (CF40), and former assistant governor of the PBOC.
What the IMF concluded is a just decision, reflecting that the US labeling simply doesn’t hold water, according to Yu Yo
ngding, a senior economist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a consultant of CF40.
t just ended, Yutu 2 and Chang’e 4’s lander, which has also entered a dormancy period, obtained a great deal of scientific data.
A lunar day equals 14 days on Earth, and a lunar night is the same length. During the lunar n上海后花园
ight, the temperature falls below minus 180 C, and there is no sunlight to provide power to the probe.
上海后花园Chang’e 4 was lifted atop a Long March 3B rocket in early December at the
Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province to make the country’s fourt
h lunar exploration and the world’s first expedition to the moon’s far side, which never faces Earth.上海后花园女神会所
The probe made a soft landing on the far side on Jan 3 and then released Y
utu 2, the world’s seventh moon rover, and also the first to get to the far side and survey t
上海后花园he South Pole-Aitken basin, the largest and deepest known basin in the solar system.
The scientific tasks of the Chang’e 4 mission include low-frequency radio a
stronomical observation, surveying the terrain and landforms, and detecting the mine上海后花园女神会所
ral composition and shallow lunar surface structure, as well as measuring neutron radiation and neutral atoms.
上海后花园As no probe had landed on the far side before Chang’e 4, all scien
tific information obtained in the mission would be new, according to Zhang He, ex
ecutive director of the Chang’e 4 program at the China Academy of Space Technology.上海后花园女神会所
China’s next lunar probe, Chang’e 5, will weigh about 8.2 metric tons and will be the largest a
上海后花园nd heaviest lunar probe ever built by the country. It will consist of four components – orbiter, lander, ascender and
re-entry module. The probe will be sent by China’s largest carrier rocket, Long March 5, from the Wenchang Space Launch C
enter in the island province of Hainan in the near future. It will collect lunar samples and bring them back to Earth.上海后花园女神会所
If the Chang’e 5 mission succeeds, China will become the third nation to retrieve lunar samples, after the United States and Russia.
Orange alert issued as powerful Lekima churns its way toward Zhejiang province
上海后花园A strong typhoon is forecast to either hit the coastal areas of East China’s Zhejiang province o
r move northward along the coast on Saturday, according to China National Meteorological Center.
As of 5 pm on Thursday, Typhoon Lekima was 630 kilometers from southeast Wenlin上海后花园女神会所
g city, Zhejiang province, with wind speeds reaching 208 kilometers per hour at its center.
” than those of the 1970s or 80s when asked whether they can accept getting m
上海千花网arried without a house. 74.6 percent think boys must purchase a house ahead of marriage.
However, this lucky generation again seem quite “idealistic” when asked about the ideal marriage age: most hope they can get
married before 26.5 years old, meaning they should get married three to four years after graduation. This is more tha上海千花网女神会所
n five years earlier than the 70s and 80s generation, who don’t want to get married until after 30.
Several Chinese structures including the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macao Bridge (HZMB) h
上海千花网ave been shortlisted for the 2019 Structural Awards, which recognizes outstanding projects from ar
ound the world, news website Cankaoxiaoxi.com reported on Wednesday.
The awards revealed by the Institute of Structural Engineer (IStruct上海千花网女神会所
E) were divided into 12 categories to show the diversity of global engineering e
xcellence, among which HZMB was shortlisted in the award for construction innovation.
上海千花网The 55-kilometer-long bridge is the world’s longest sea crossing a
nd a mega project led by the Chinese central government as a key step for the d
evelopment of the Pearl River Delta region. It opened to traffic in September 2018.上海千花网女神会所
The CITIC Tower was also shortlisted under the category of tall or sle
nder structures, which face a challenging process of design and construction.
上海千花网The award for long span structures included three structures from China – Changsha International Convention and E
xhibition Center, Hangzhou Olympic Tennis Centre and Qingdao World Expo City.上海千花网女神会所
The Gate of Chongqing Longhu Park in southwestern China also is shortlisted in an award for structural artistry.
own in economic growth will result in more sluggish labor demand,” he said.
上海龙凤He added that the manufacturing sector has been troubled by weak expor
ts and sluggish prices, while the construction sector is suffering from sliding inve
stment. Both sectors played important roles in stabilizing employment, he added.上海龙凤
The authorities should adopt measures to further improve the business environment, especially for private and smal
上海龙凤l and medium-sized enterprises, which accounted for more than 90 percent of urban employment.
“It is also important to enable further opening-up in the servic
e sector, especially for finance, education, medical care and telecommunications,” he said.上海龙凤女神会所
During the second quarter of this year, China’s smartphone shipments totaled 97.9 mil
lion units, down 6.1 percent year-on-year, the latest report from the International Data Corporation showed.
上海龙凤Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 180 million phones during the first six months, down 5.4 percent from a year earlier.
During the second quarter and the first six months, most manufacturers’ new product rel上海龙凤女神会所
eases and the pace of shipments became faster to some extent, IDC said, adding that Huawei put more effo
上海龙凤rts into the domestic market and its shipment performance exceeded expectations.
Huawei maintained the top position in the market, with shipment volumes of 36.3 million units, up 27 percent from the year-ago
period. Its market share rose to 37 percent from 27.4 percent. The tech giant was also the only company that regi上海龙凤女神会所
stered an increase in shipments among the top five smartphone makers, IDC report showed.
Vivo, with shipments of 18.3 million units and a market share of 18.7 percent, came in sec
ond. It was followed by OPPO, whose shipments fell 13.9 percent to 18.2 million units.上海龙凤
Xiaomi ranked fourth. Its smartphone shipments fell 19.3 percent, the biggest drop amo
ng the top five smartphone makers, to 11.7 million units, with a market share of 11.9 percent.
上海龙凤女神会所Apple finished the second quarter in the fifth position. Its smartphone shipments fell 6.2 p
ercent to 6.6 million units, while its market share was basically flat at 6.7 percent from a year earlier.
diest since World War II compared with any other major country.
上海夜网New China faced many twists and turns in the first 30 years in rebuilding its economy. Even durin
g the 40 years of reform and opening-up, it has successfully weathered many a powerful s
torm including four major external crises: the debt crisis in the early 1980s, Western sanctions from the late 1980s to上海夜网女神会所
the early 1990s, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008 global financial crisis.
Centralized leadership adds to China’s advantages
上海夜网Admittedly, the Chinese economy has been facing a new type of challenge since the second half of 2018 because of the tr
ade war launched against it by the US. Yet the new challenge cannot be compared with the past external crises. Ev
en in the 1990s, at the height of Western sanctions, China was able to reverse the trade deficit that had u上海夜网女神会所
ndermined its economy for nearly 100 years since the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95).
上海夜网Now, China has to deal with the fifth major external challenge: the US-instigated trade war. Notwithstanding the s
aber-rattling of some US politicians and the US administration’s desperate attempt to prevent the rise of Chinese hi
gh-tech companies, which reminds one of the Cold War, do those trying to force China to concede ground by applying “
上海夜网maximum pressure” really understand how China has weathered powerful storms in the past decades?
Without economic resilience and expertise in the high-tech sector, China would not have been able to close the
wide gap with the US in national strength. Perhaps this is why the US has labeled China as a major competitor.上海夜网女神会所
The domestic political infighting in the US unseen in decades is likely t
o intensify and create a bigger problem for the White House. By contrast, the
strengthened centralized leadership of China is well-positioned to deal with any challenges with greater efficiency. In this上海夜网
regard, the US hawks, who have turned a blind eye to China’s resilience, should look at China’s history and see how it has
overcome challenges, and stop resorting to “maximum pressure” to fulfill their narrow political goals.上海夜网女神会所
The author is a researcher at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and
Economic Cooperation. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.
ble-edged sword hurting both sides. We hope that the US will adhere to the basic principles of the
上海后花园market economy, and take more measures that benefit others as well as itself,” Cong added.
Hong Junjie, a professor of international trade at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, said tha
t while China was looking for reasonably priced agricultural products from the US, it was also making targeted adjust上海后花园女神会所
ments to its supply chain of agricultural imports, largely motivated by the ongoing Sino-US trade dispute.
“This move will not only enhance its food security, but may also further improve the quality of ag
ricultural products, bringing its people more options of farm goods across the world,” Hong added.上海后花园女神会所
“The US must be aware that China’s purchase of agricultural product
s is only based on reasonable market prices and good quality, and the country certainly
上海后花园has many choices in global markets,” said Huo Jianguo, vice-chairman of the China Society for WTO Studies.
Huo said it is time for the US to help its farmers sell their products in overseas markets with more policy guarantees.
上海后花园女神会所”Moreover, the impact has affected to the whole industrial chain. The growing trade tension can only hold back
purchases in the market and cause price competition that damages the market environment,” he said.
On Thursday, the day after the 12th round of trade talks concluded on a “constructive” note, according to US neg
otiators, the US leader threatened to levy 10 percent additional duties on another $300 billion of Chinese goods st上海后花园
arting Sept 1, breaking the promise that it would not impose further tariffs on Chinese imports.
Not being content with that, the White House also had issued a memorandu
m to the United States trade representative demanding it “use all available means to上海后花园女神会所
secure changes at the WTO that would prevent self-declared developing countries from
a new excuse for more protectionist measures.The Treasury move reeks of arbitrariness and unilater
上海千花坊alism, and will disrupt international trade rules and order as well as dampened investors’ confidence, experts said.
“By labeling China a currency manipulator, the US is in fact continuing its maximum-
pressure approach in trade talks,” said Liao Qun, chief economist of the China CITIC Bank International.上海千花坊女神会所
China and the US have been locked up in drawn-out trade disputes since last year.
On Monday, Chinese companies have halted purchases of US farm prod
上海千花坊uce after the US decided to impose additional 10-percent tariffs on $300 billion worth of
Chinese imports, as the US move seriously violated the consensus reached by the two heads of state in Osaka.
NO INTENTION TO DEVALUATE CURRENCY
上海千花坊女神会所China has long been committed to keeping the yuan’s exchang
e rate basically stable at a reasonable and balanced level, the central bank said.
The Chinese currency is the strongest among the G20 and is one of the currencies that has seen substantial appreciation.
From the beginning of 2005 to June this year, the currency’s nominal e上海千花坊
xchange rate appreciated 38 percent and real exchange rate strengthened 47 percent.
Last month, the IMF found in its latest annual assessment that the renminbi exchange rate was broadly in line with fundamentals.上海千花坊女神会所
From the macro perspective, the yuan’s exchange rate is buoyed by the coun
try’s sound fundamentals, strong economic resilience, stable fiscal position, c上海千花坊
ontrollable financial risks, balanced cross-border capital movement and sufficient foreign exchange reserves.
China has no intention to gain trade advantages by devaluing its currency, as the yuan’
上海千花坊女神会所s depreciation cannot necessarily lift exports, said Song Xiangyan, an analyst with the PBOC.
A large devaluation probably leads to panic capital outflows and competitive currency devaluation of China’s trading par
tners, which will undermine the country’s financial stability and hurt imports, Song added.
China will be committed to the promises on exchange rates made at all G20 summit上海千花坊女神会所
s and abide by a market-determined exchange rate system, the PBOC governor Yi Gang said Monday.
Refusing competitive devaluation, the country will not resort to exchange r
ates in handling external uncertainties such as trade disputes, Yi said.