Wednesday, 18th, 2018 | 10:12AM Updated

Alibaba's CEO Jack Ma
Alibaba Selects Brazil as Priority Market, Targets Financial and Credit Sector

Alibaba designates Brazil as a priority market for the company this year. The e-commerce giant targets the country’s finance and credit sector, aiming to help small companies.

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World’s Biggest Money Market Fund: Alibaba's Yu'e Bao Has $165.6 Billion Under Management

Four years ago, Alibaba set up a money market fund called Yu’e Bao, where leftover cash from online spending can be stored. Now it has grown to become the world’s biggest money market fund with more than $165.6 billion under management, the Financial Times reported.

China's Chateau Changyu Moser XV Cabernet Sauvignon will be available in Tesco.
Chinese Wine Will Be Available in Tesco; Consumption of Reds on the Rise

Tesco, a British supermarket, will be selling Chinese wine to connoisseurs in the U.K.

China's C919 Large Commercial Jetliner
What’s Keeping China’s First Homemade Large Commercial Jetliner on the Ground?

Although China’s C919, the country’s first homemade large commercial aircraft, passed the final test to be ready for its maiden flight, some analysts believed it would still take time for China’s C919 fleet to be exported and used in other countries, according to a Forbes article.

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Alibaba's Jack Ma and U.S. Businesses
How Valuable Is Alibaba's Gateway 17 Summit in Detroit to US Businesses?

Many U.S. businesses will have the chance to break into China’s fast-growing market and sell their products to consumers in the world’s second largest economy, as Alibaba is set to host the Gateway 17 Summit in Detroit on June 20 and 21, according to Forbes.

Canada's Lumber Industry
Canada Woos China to Buy Its Softwood as US Imposes Duties on Lumber Imports

Canadian International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, along with representatives of its softwood lumber industry, arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, April 25, to find a new market for Canadian softwood, the Calgary Herald reported.

Shenzhen Stock Exchange
Shenzhen Stock Exchange’s New Platform to Give Indian Tech Startups Access to Chinese Capital

China’s Shenzhen stock exchange is set to create a new platform which will give Indian tech startups and fintech companies access to Chinese capital, according to an article by livemint.com.

China Stocks Drop
China Stocks Post Biggest Loss as Regulators Continue Crackdown on Shadow Banking, Speculative Trading

The continuing efforts of Chinese regulators to curb shadow banking and speculative trading have triggered the drop of more than 1 percent in China stocks on Monday, April 24, amid signs that the government would allow further volatility in the market, CNBC reported.

U.S. Farmers File Cases Against Syngenta
Syngenta Denies Delay in GMO Corn Approval Caused Drop in Corn Prices, Leading to US Farmers’ Loss

Swiss seed-maker Syngenta AG has denied claims by U.S. farmers that it was responsible for the decline in corn prices in 2013 that resulted in their losses.

The AIIB is a multilateral financial institution led by China.
China-led AIIB, World Bank Ink Memorandum of Understanding to Further Foster Cooperation

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the World Bank have recently signed a memorandum of understanding. The deal creates a cooperation framework that lays out how the two will team up in terms of knowledge sharing and staff exchanges.

China's Role in the World Economy
Economists Putting Hope in China to Boost World Economic Growth Outlook

As U.S. consumption weakens, economists are putting hope in China to raise the global economic growth outlook, expecting the country to use its economic muscle to drive spending and implement monetary policies that will sustain growth.

Chinese President Xi Jinping at Davos Summit
China’s Manufacturers as Exporters Better Role Models for Globalization

Chinese manufacturers who export their products to the international market are seen as good role models for globalization, according to a report by the Australian Financial Review.

Alibaba's Jack Ma
Alibaba's Jack Ma Warns of the Internet Bringing Decades of Pain

Alibaba founder Jack Ma sees more pain than happiness for the coming decades as the Internet topples the economy.

Air China will be opening to private and foreign investors.
Air China Expands to Freight Logistics Businesses, Opens Up to Foreign Capital

The national carrier of China has been granted permission to expand to freight logistics and to open the airline to foreign investment.

Jack Ma at the 2017 China Green Companies Summit
Alibaba Bringing SMEs Closer to Global Trade, Belt and Road Benefits

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is leveraging on China’s Belt and Road initiative to bring small and medium enterprises (SMEs) closer to global trade, enhancing the country’s ability to expand global trade for small businesses, China Daily reported.

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