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US-China trade talks urged by ex-official

Top leaders of China and the United States should start direct dialogue on bilateral trade relations as soon as possible to avoid frictions that could lead to a trade war, former US secretary of commerce Carlos Gutierrez said on Friday.

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Overcapacity cuts called crucial job

China will further reduce excessive steel and coal production capacity and extend capacity cutting efforts to energy sectors this year, a senior official with the nation’s top economic planning body said on Monday.

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Minister dismisses conjecture on FDI fall

Foreign direct investment to China will be further optimized and diversified in the long run as the country’s economy is transformed and upgraded, the top commerce official said on Tuesday.

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SOEs face ‘red line’ on investment

China will draw a “red line” that forbids its 102 major State-owned enterprises from investing overseas in real estate, iron ore, petroleum and nonferrous metal, the country’s top State-owned assets regulator said on Wednesday.

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110 of nation’s firms on Fortune Global 500 list

A record 110 Chinese companies have squeezed onto the latest Fortune Global 500 list, 13 of which made their debut, including manufacturing powerhouse China Railway Rolling Stock Corp, e-commerce juggernaut JD.com, home appliance maker Midea and property developer Wanda.

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Belt & Road Initiative a boon: expert

China’s Belt and Road Initiative will not only boost economic development in its footprint but bring latest technologies to the world’s most remote areas, according to Stephen Ho, president and chair of the US Pacifi c Telecommunications Council.

“The Belt and Road is a metaphor for the new mode of trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia, Europe and Africa. The technology is brand new, but the idea of trade bond has been unchanged,” said Ho.

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