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China, South American trading bloc eye $200 bn trade


June 30th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mendoza (Argentina), June 30 (IANS) China and South American trading bloc Mercosur pledged here to further promote economic cooperation and lift bilateral trade to $200 billion in 2016.The target was ... Read more...

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China’s urban unemployment rate at 4.1 percent in Q1


April 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) China's urban registered unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, authorities said Wednesday.The rate remained unchanged from the last quarter ... Read more...

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China confident in 10 percent trade growth (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China is confident about achieving the full-year target of 10-percent growth in foreign trade, despite slowed growth in the first quarter due to cumulative factors, the ... Read more...

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BRICS countries becoming rule makers: Chinese expert


March 29th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) BRICS countries are evolving from being 'followers' of the West to 'rule makers', a Chinese expert said Thursday. But he warned that intra-BRICS trade will see ... Read more...

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Whole package for Doha round will not be passed: WTO chief


March 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 19 (IANS) World Trade Organisation Director-General Pascal Lamy Monday said the agreements for the Doha round of trade talks will not be passed as the whole package envisaged ... Read more...

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BRICS source of stability in time of recession: PM


December 15th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Ahead of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit New Delhi will host next year, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said ... Read more...

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Unbalanced recovery better than balanced recession: China


November 21st, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) Vice Premier Wang Qishan said Monday that an unbalanced recovery would be better than a balanced recession, in light of the current condition of the global ... Read more...

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`China’s exports under pressure’


November 16th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) China's exports are feeling the pressure from global economic uncertainties, trade protectionism and rising domestic costs, the authorities said Wednesday."We cannot be optimistic about the export ... Read more...

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China expresses opposition to US yuan bill


October 12th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) China's ministry of commerce Wednesday expressed its opposition to a vote by the US Senate that passed a bill to press China to raise the ... Read more...

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BRICS countries’ ministers hold meeting


April 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 13 (IANS) Ministers from the five BRICS countries were gathered Wednesday in China's Sanya city to discuss issues of common concern so as to deepen cooperation among ... Read more...

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China, Britain discuss bilateral ties (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron who is heading a business delegation to China will sign several bilateral trade agreements during the course of his two-day official visit ... Read more...

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China, Britain hold trade talks


November 9th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China and Britain Tuesday discussed bilateral economic ties in Beijing ahead of a visit by British Prime Minister David Cameron.Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan and British Chancellor ... Read more...

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US supports India as global power: Obama (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday said he sees India as USA's equal partner not just for mutual but global benefit and called for an end to ... Read more...

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China, US to hold second round of strategic talks in May


April 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.28 (ANI): US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will lead the US side at the second round of Strategic and Economic Dialogue (SAED) with China, which ... Read more...

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China, US should handle economic, trade frictions to boost ties: Chinese Minister


March 25th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25(ANI): Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Zhong Shan reckons that economic and trade frictions between China and the United States should be handled appropriately for the healthy and steady development of ... Read more...

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2010 to be crucial, complicated year for China’s economy: Wen


March 5th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) The year 2010 will be a crucial and a complicated year for China's economic development, Premier Wen Jiabao said at the parliament's annual session Friday, adding "we will ... Read more...

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Obama pushes for China to hold dialogue with Dalai Lama’s representatives


November 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.17 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged China to resume talks with representatives of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the earliest.Addressing a joint press conference ... Read more...

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China begins probe into dumping of US goods


September 15th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (Xinhua) China Tuesday said it had begun investigating the alleged dumping of auto and chicken products from the US, Ministry of Commerce spokesman Yao Jian said. The ministry Sunday ... Read more...

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G8-G5 resolve to resist trade protectionism


July 10th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin L'Aquila (Italy), July 9 (IANS) Trade protectionist policies of some countries, especially in the times of global economic crisis, have been given a thumbs down by the joint declaration of ... Read more...

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Brazilian president hails G20 accord as historic


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (EFE) Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hailed as historic the accord that emerged here Thursday from the G20 economic summit. The importance of the gathering lay in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets Brown ahead of G20 summit


April 1st, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today met his British counterpart Gordon Brown in London at 10 Downing Street ahead of G20 summit.They discussed bilateral, regional and ... Read more...

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During Canada visit, Obama allays fears of trade protectionism


February 20th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 20 (IANS) Setting the tone for his foreign policy during his first visit abroad as US president, Barack Obama said here that his administration would work multilaterally to address trade, ... Read more...

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China concerned over trade protectionism: Official


February 16th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (Xinhua) China was "deeply concerned" about trade protectionism, amid fears that such action would aggravate the economic downturn, an official said Monday.Ministry of Commerce (MOC) spokesman Yao Jian told ... Read more...

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China concerned over India’’s restrictions on its products


February 10th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 10 (ANI): The Chinese Government has expressed deep concern over the import restrictions that India has imposed on products from China. The China Daily quoted Commerce Ministry Spokesman Yao Jian ... Read more...

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China won’t practise trade protectionism: Minister


February 9th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (Xinhua) China won't resort to trade protectionism similar to "Buy America" that bans foreign products in domestic stimulus projects, a minister said here Monday. "We won't practise 'Buy China'," said ... Read more...

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China opposes India’’s trade probes


January 24th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan. 24 (ANI): Chinese government has expressed serious concern over safeguard measures placed by India on products like Chinese-made sodium nitrite and sodium carbonate. Chinese commerce ministry spokesman, Yao Jian ... Read more...

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China, US to inject funds to boost global trade (Lead)


December 5th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (Xinhua) China and the United States Friday concluded their Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED), agreeing to make available $20 billion to help emerging economies boost their global commerce."The two export-import ... Read more...

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Obama’s America and Europe to stop protectionism: Gordon Brown (Lead)


November 5th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Britain, America’s closest ally on the international stage, Wednesday rejoiced at the election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the US after eight years of domestic ... Read more...

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China expects continuity, fears trade protection from Obama


November 5th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 5 (DPA) China expects continuity but fears trade protectionism once Barack Obama takes office as US president, a leading scholar said Wednesday."China's expectation of the new president is the same ... Read more...

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China for concerted efforts to ease market turmoil


September 25th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (Xinhua) Chinese premier Wen Jiabao has called for concerted international efforts to maintain stability of the troubled global financial market.The rapid development of China-US economic and trade ties ... Read more...

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ADB offers grant for cooperation between India, Pakistan


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 3 (Xinhua) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting closer regional cooperation and integration in South Asia through a grant designed to help strengthen policy reforms in India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Bush lauds strategic economic dialogue with China


June 19th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Washington, June 19 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush has applauded the outcome of the fourth China-US Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) and said the talks demonstrated that both the countries share common ... Read more...

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China, Russia seek balanced economic globalization (Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 23 (Xinhua) China and Russia Friday expressed their readiness to push forward the development of economic globalization towards a balanced, universally beneficial and win-win direction. A joint statement signed by ... Read more...

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