Wednesday, 29th, 2017 | 12:57PM Updated

The China Development Forum was arranged by the Chinese government, a few days after the recently concluded National People’s Congress.
Global Elite Unite Against Protectionism at China Development Forum

At the three-day China Development Forum in Beijing, global elites came together to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s growing protectionist agenda and how future gains will be equally shared between nations, Bloomberg reported.

Standard Chartered to Invest More in China
Standard Chartered Has More to Invest in China

Standard Chartered Chairman Jose Vinals said the company will increase investments in China this year and participate in the Belt and Road Initiative.

Chinese shoppers stand at the check-out counters inside a Carrefour supermarket store in the Gubei district of Shanghai.
Alibaba, JD.com Invest in Chinese Courier Startups to Grab Slice in Online Grocery Shopping Market

The efforts of Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com when it comes to grocery shopping is now changing the behavior of Chinese consumers who are relying on neighborhood markets to shop.

President Xi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel
China, EU Forced to Unite for Free Trade as Trump Pushes for ‘America First' Policies

China and the European Union (EU) are being forced to thaw their decade-long tensions and unite to push for free trade because of U.S. President Donald Trump policies and his "America First" mantra, the Straits Times reported.

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Experts and  observers are wary of a trade war ensuing between the U.S and China.
Trump Tariffs Potential Threat to Thriving Business Activity in China

Eric Li owns a glass factory in southeast China and business has been tough as high labor costs and stringent regulations put a strangle hold on operations. With President Donald Trump’s latest threat to impose tariffs on goods, the situation could get tougher, according to a report by Yahoo Finance.

Alibaba's Investment in Malaysia
Alibaba’s First Investment in Malaysia: Jack Ma to Announce Setting Up of Regional Distribution Hub

As part of its expansion moves in Southeast Asia, Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma, together with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, is expected to announce plans to set up a regional distribution hub in Malaysia, said to be Alibaba’s first investment in the country.

Brazilian Wineries
Brazilian Wineries Eye More Wine Exports to China

Brazilian wineries in South Brazil, especially those planning to export their products to other countries, are looking at China as a major customer, China Daily reported.

Hershey's chocolate bars
Hershey's Sales in China Down by 16.6%, Link with Lotte Group Deemed a Cause

Hershey's revenues for the quarter were below estimates by analyst after a decrease of 16.6 percent sales in China

People's Bank of China
China to Impose Higher Interest Rates, Following US Lead

The central banks of China and the U.S. are set to implement higher interest rates on the basis of differing reasons.

Asia-Pacific Economies
China Seen as Growth Driver for Asia-Pacific Regional Economy

Emerging economies in Asia, especially in Southeast Asia, are looking at China to drive and maintain the growth in the region as U.S. economic direction appears uncertain, according to VOA News.

Nanjing Residents
More Chinese Cities Impose Restrictions on Housing Purchases to Calm Property Market

In a bid to control the rise in home prices in China’s property market, additional measures to restrict housing purchases were introduced by authorities in the cities of Nanjing and Qingdao.

Chip Production in China
What Trump Should Know: China Aiming to Become World’s Technology Innovator, Not Its Manufacturer

For all the threats that U.S. President Donald Trump has thrown on China, such as imposing high tariff on U.S. imports and labeling China as currency manipulator, it could be picking up the wrong fight.

Chinese and Indian Leaders
China, India Leading World Economy While West Still Preoccupied with Politics

China and India are leading the way to dominate the world economy while Americans and Europeans are busy with political issues in their own turfs, Forbes reported.

It’s been almost three years since Jewelry.com became a TMall vendor, and the fruits of its labor have indeed been sweet.
Jewelry Sales on Alibaba’s TMall Skyrocket

Chinese people’s penchant for jewelry cause Jewelry.com’s sales to increase via TMall.com, a shopping site by Alibaba, according to an article by Alizila.com. Due to great sales performance, the company is examining its prospects for expansion.

Ivanka Trump
Chinese Plastic Surgery Company Caters to Ivanka Trump Lookalike

Foshan Yiwanka Medical Management, a Chinese plastic surgery company, offers services to aspiring Ivanka Trump lookalike.

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