As the Ministry of Commerce noted recently, with the Chinese market further opening up to foreign investment, the commitment to fully implement the new Foreign Investment Law, enacted in January, will prove critical. Given the attempts of the United States president and other leaders to blame China for the US administration's lackadaisical response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Washington will pressure American (and perhaps European) enterprises to "disinvest" from China for alleged "national security" reasons.
China's decision not to set a GDP growth target this year does not mean it has attached less importance to economic growth, but instead shows the authorities are paying greater attention to high-quality development, economists said after Premier Li Keqiang delivered the Government Work Report to the opening of the third session of the 13th National People's Congress on Friday.
On March 2, when fewer than 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19 hit this North American country, in my column, I predicted there would be "a large-scale coronavirus outbreak in the US." Recently my role flipped: While the majority felt pessimistic, I became an optimistic.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi takes questions from reporters at a news conference on May 24 in Beijing. The news briefing is on the sidelines as China's top political advisory body, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, and the top legislature, the National People's Congress, gather for annual sessions.
The Wechat official account of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY) reprinted an article entitled "Never underestimate awakening of Chinese people" in Chinese and English edition writtern by Wang Wen, executive dean of RDCY, which originally published in the column “Wang Wen on Changing World” in Global Times (English edition) on Tuesday.
As President Donald Trump said the United States started to develop a candidate for the first COVID-19 vaccine on Jan 11, experts questioned the administration's handling of the crisis even though it had early knowledge of the impending pandemic.
A Briton who was evacuated from Wuhan claimed that he regretted, that the situation in Wuhan, China is now way better than UK, USA and most of the countries. John Ross, Senior Fellow of Chiongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China, summarizes the statistics of infection and death toll around the world in this video.