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ang Wen, chief economist at China Export and Credit Insurance Corp, said the mo
e is totally inconsistent with the direction needed to reach a mutually beneficial deal. 上海乌托邦
At the same time, the tariff proposal shows that Washington has turned a blind eye to the tremendous efforts made by both n
上海乌托邦品茶微信ations in advancing their economic and trade ties, Wang said at a recent seminar in Beijing.
The US announced the new tariff threat shortly after the 12th round of high-level trade talks in late Ju
ly. If the plan takes effect, the US will put additional tariffs on basically all Chinese goods coming into the US. 上海乌托邦
On Tuesday, the Office of the US Trade Representative said it will delay 10 percent ta
riffs on certain Chinese products, including laptops and cellphones, until Dec 15.
Yang Weiyong, an economics professor at the University of International Business and Ec 上海乌托邦品茶微信
onomics in Beijing, said the US tariff delay is more out of consideration for its own interests－creating sufficient time
for its consumers and trading companies to look for substitute goods in other markets.
“Besides, the US did so because of concerns over the Christmas shopping season. Th
上海乌托邦e government intends to reduce the potential impact of tariffs on US holiday shopping,” Yang said.
But the US plan to merely delay some tariffs by no means sho
ws Washington’s sincerity toward advancing future consultations, Yang said. 上海乌托邦品茶微信
According to a Reuters analysis, the delay may encompass around half of th
e $300 billion list of remaining Chinese imports. Chinese imports subject to the tariffs as of 上海乌托邦
Dec 15 totaled about $156 billion last year, Reuters said, citing US Census Bureau information.
Sun Lipeng, a research fellow with the China Institutes of Contemporary International 上海乌托邦品茶微信
Relations, said the US won’t be immune to the effects of its own trade bullying behavior.
Washington’s new tariff plan will further burden US consumers and dam
pen companies’ confidence in investment, dragging down the US economy, Sun said.
never allow the US to use a simple way to redefine other countries’ status. Existing WTO rule
上海乌托邦品茶微信s need to be respected, while US unilateralism should be resolutely opposed,” Cheng said.
Speaking at the WTO General Council Meeting in March, Ambassador Zhang Xiangchen
上海乌托邦of China said the core issue of development is not whether developing nation members are willing to make gre
ater contributions in future negotiations, but rather if they can have equal rights in negotiations.
Zhang said some developed-nation WTO members enjoy certain privileg 上海乌托邦
es in negotiations. If such structural imbalance continues, the only way for develo
ping members to partially remedy imbalances is through special and differential treatment, he said.
上海乌托邦品茶微信Russia showed its navy muscle by displaying its latest frigates at a parade to mark its Navy Day on the Baltic Sea on Sunday.
The parade, involving more than 4,000 personnel, 43 warships and subm
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s the Navy is ready to fight back any aggressor, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during the parade.
上海乌托邦The ships included the Admiral Kasatonov frigate, the Gremyashchiy-class corvette, the Kronshtadt submarine of p
roject 677, the small Mytishchi and the Serpukhov rocket ships and the Ivan Antonov minesweeper.
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yally, and who continue doing this on its borders and far away from the homeland”, Putin said.
By the end of the parade, amphibious Be-200 airplanes, an A-50 long-range radar surveillan 上海乌托邦
ce aircraft, as well as Su-30SM fighter jets flew over the Neva River and the Gulf of Finland.
上海乌托邦品茶微信”Our Navy ensures security of the country, its national interests and can properly repulse any aggressor,” Putin said.
This is guaranteed by unique weapons that Russia has, he said, “but the most import
ant is that the courage and training standards of the fleet crews, loyalty to the St. Andrew’s Flag (Russia’s
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them. The sailors stand to the end when they perform their combat missions”, Putin said.
said another cut in the reserve requirement ratio — which wi
上海乌托邦ll reduce funds banks keep in vaults and boost lending — may be conducted later this year.
“As the United States Federal Reserve will probably gradually cut interest r
ates and domestic inflationary pressure may ease, China’s monetary policy options are exp上海乌托邦品茶微信
ected to further broaden,” said Cheng Shi, chief economist of ICBC International.
上海乌托邦To support financial reforms, the People’s Bank of China — the cent
ral bank — may refrain from broad-based easing but adopt more structural tools in the
coming months, such as targeted reserve cuts to boost lending to small businesses, Cheng said.上海乌托邦品茶微信
On the fiscal side, policies facilitating debt financing of infrastructure projects may be stepped up, he added.
The country has set a 2.15-trillion-yuan ($312.4 billion) spe
cial local government bond issuance quota to help finance infrastructure projects.
Iris Pang, director of ING in China, said policymakers may even
上海乌托邦roughly double the fiscal stimulus for infrastructure projects to 4 trillion yuan.
This will offset the expected reduction in exports and related supply-chain reloc上海乌托邦
ation activities, securing the GDP growth rate for the second half at 6.3 percent.
JPMorgan’s Zhu said the economy may slow a bit in the second half but ma
nage to grow by 6.2 percent for the full year, as increased infrastructure investment and stab上海乌托邦
le consumption will counter the drag from exports and manufacturing investment.
Xue Yi, a finance professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing
, said the debut of the Nasdaq-style tech-heavy STAR Market will also lend support to the economy.
On Monday, the first 25 companies are due to debut on the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s STAR Market.上海乌托邦
“In the second half, the much-anticipated new board is expected to raise public interest i
n the whole capital market and usher in more funds, thus reducing financing costs for listed firms,” Xue
said, adding that much more of the new board’s boost to the economy will unfold in the long run.
is not just about economic funding.The environment now is one where there is a mass flow of students and lecturers – a mass flow of kn
owledge – and the UK has to engage in that so Chinese students are among the top academic performers and contribute gre上海乌托邦品茶微信
atly to scholarly exchange and academic research and development within the UK education sectors,” he says.
上海乌托邦Looking ahead to the future of China-UK partnership in higher education, he hopes that both sides c
an bring together a cross-section of education, science and industry experts together to share insi
ghts, provide thoughtful leadership and organize discussions with the purpose of researching and co上海乌托邦
mmunicating the impact and implications of the future on education, and to debate and take action.
“The key to success is about ensuring mutual benefit, shared objectives and working together to resolve global challenges,” he says.
上海乌托邦品茶微信tudents enrolled in the global engagement program launched
by Shanghai Jiao Tong University on June 26 will be engaged in tackling typical issues
faced by countries involved in China and the Belt and Road Initiative. According to the statement of the univer上海乌托邦
sity organizers, over 10 countries and regions will be involved in the program that includes 13 projects.
上海乌托邦The projects cover research and surveys on specific themes before com
ing up with solutions to problems related to the environment, medicine and civil engineering.
Ten of the projects will be carried out during the summer, while the remaining thre上海乌托邦品茶微信
e will be held in winter, from December to January next year. Each project will last between two and four weeks.
上海乌托邦More than 200 students are expected to join the program, according to the university.
“Every project is challenging as most of the students have never set foot in these areas,” says Cao Yongk
ang, director of the International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation at the university.上海乌托邦品茶微信
“The program will definitely motivate them to realize their social responsi
bility in the new era and inspire them to solve the common problems of humankind.”上海乌托邦
Cao will lead one of the teams in investigations of villages in Zhejiang province’s Lishui city.
This project will involve setting up furniture and facilities that are
urgently needed by residents. The team will later visit villages in the Italian Alps to explore ne上海乌托邦品茶微信
w development models for locals, and compare the practices for these two countries.
“The project is designed for those majoring in architecture, city planning, sociology, and other上海乌托邦品茶微信
related subjects, and will equip them with a comprehensive understanding of rural revitalization,” says Cao.
Property Operation Public Service Platform (SIPOP) in Sha
nghai, the city plans to gather and integrate intellectual proper
ty resources such as transactions and services, gradually promoting their integration in the Yangtze River Delta region.上海乌托邦
The pilot (Shanghai) platform for the international operation of SIPOP successfully passed review by the Na
tional Intellectual Property Administration on April 22 and became operational.
上海乌托邦The Shanghai municipal government issued 100 guidelines for further o
pening up of Shanghai in 2018, and raised the goal of accelerating the construction of high
-standard intellectual property rights (IPR) protection highlands. Shanghai’s intellectual property ma上海乌托邦品茶微信
nagement level has been significantly improved through a series of revision and publishing of policies and r
上海乌托邦egulations, according to Rui Wenbiao, director of the Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration.
The Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration revised the pat
ent subsidy policy of Shanghai in 2018, and increased support for high-quality p上海乌托邦品茶微信
atents and international patent applications. The Shanghai Administration for Industry and C
上海乌托邦ommerce issued a series of guidelines and set up an office for overseas rights protection of Shanghai trademarks, to h
elp Shanghai brands accelerate their overseas development and raise their level of internationalization.上海乌托邦品茶微信
The expert group of the World Intellectual Property Organization gave a high appraisal of the achievements and pro
gress of intellectual property work in China and Shanghai in the past 10 years after inspection and evaluation.
上海乌托邦品茶微信The next steps are to improve the intellectual property evaluati
on system, promote intellectual property financial product innovation, establish m
echanisms of financing risk compensation and sharing for the intellectual property pledge and expand t上海乌托邦
he financing channels of intellectual property for small and medium enterprises.
In addition, Shanghai will upgrade the service level of the national intellectual property protection center and strive to esta上海乌托邦品茶微信
blish a city-wide service system for quick authorization and rapid rights confirmation and maintenance. It will al
so give full play to the role of the office of Shanghai trademark overseas rights protection, and improve the risk pr
evention and control ability for overseas intellectual property rights of innovative subjects.
ated trash was collected over the region’s spring climbing season. In 2019, 8.21 metric tons of various domestic waste and 2.46
metric tons of sanitary sewage was collected after the mountaineering season,” said Tashi Gyatso.
According to Nyima Tseringa, the head of the region’s sport
bureau, the Tibet Mountaineering Guide School has been playing an important role in mountain rescue.
“Founded in 1999, it is world’s second and China’s first such school, fo
r training mountaineering talent,” said Tsering, vice-chairman of the China Mou
ntaineering Association. “Teams from the school have performed 29 high-altitude
rescues in recent decades, and have set the rescue record above 8,500 meters.”
lear that if the US treats the Chinese negotiating team with respect and shows the willingness to talk wit
hout using outside pressure, there is a high possibility that there could be a productive trade deal.
“Otherwise, I think we might be facing a prolonged period of problems for both sides,” she said.
Regan, at the close of their 15-minute talk, said again, “No one wan
ts trade wars. But we have to think long hard about the right next steps.”
Liu, however, did counter an assertion by Regan that China’s government controls its entire economy.
“Everybody thinks that China’s economy is state-owned, state-controlled, every
thing is state, state, state. Let me tell you that is not the true picture,” Liu said. “We are a