In addition, the fair set up an exhibition hall for crossbo

border e-commerce for the first time, in order to panoramically present the Chinese industrial business chain.

The exhibition includes four main areas – an importer area, exporter area, integrated service provider area and international area.

Chen Haiquan, head of Guangdong Asia-Pacific E-commerce Research Institute, said cross-border e-commerce is considered an important engine of China’s innovation-driven development.

he ongoing 13th China International SME Fair, which is being held from Oct 10 to 27 in Guang

zhou, has organized four industrial exhibitions for visitors and professional buyers both from home and abroad.

Energy Conservation ExhibitionDate and Location: Oct 10-13; Poly World Trade Center Expo

Energy-saving and emission-reduction projects are endowed with even higher and new requirements in 2016, the beginning of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20). The E

nergy Conservation Exhibition, held annually, is the largest and most influential gala of its kind in Guangdong province. This year’s event provided 280 international-standard booths in an area of more than 5,600 square meters.

Textile and Apparel Exhibition

Date and Location: Oct 10-13; Poly World Trade Center Expo Along with the advancement of science and technology, and the flourishing development of internet plus industries, traditional garment com

panies have in recent years grown more interested in a new and vibrant sector – smart clothing. This year’s Textile and Apparel Ex

hibition set up a specific exhibition area for smart clothing, in a bid to help integrate both the up – and downstream of the industrial chain.

Smart Building Materials and Home Decorations Fair

Date and Location: Oct 16-20; Guangzhou International Sourcing Center To help companies start and expand export trade globally, thi

s year’s Smart Building Materials and Home Decorations Fair will gather worldwide purchasing resources and work with professional financi

al institutions to provide a one-stop integrated export service, which includes customs clearance, foreign exchange and tax reimbursement, as well as sea, air and land logistics.

Intelligent Manufacturing and Equipment Exhibition

Date and Location: Oct 24-27; Guangzhou International Sourcing Center This year’s Intelligent Manufacturing and Equipment Exhibition set up 600 international-standard booths in an area of 17,500 square meters. It is expected to attra

ct 300 exhibitors and over 60,000 professional visitors. There are 66 medical service institutions in the area, including two top level public hospitals.

It has also become one of few Chinese industries that can lead the world.

According to a related leaders summit held on Oct 11, the volume of China’s cross-border e-commerce transactions reached 5.4 trillion yuan in 2015, up 28.6 perc

ent year-on-year. As of June this year, the volume reached 2.6 trillion yuan, up 30 percent over the same period last year.

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The internet behem上海夜生活品茶微信rategic agreem

ment with the mu上海夜生活品茶微信nicipal government of Yiwu, a city in East China’s Zhejiang province, known for manufacturing and exp

orting small commodities, to help Chinese wares gain more exposure to the rest of the world.

The tie-up will focus on digitizing trade infrastructure and developing additional trade flows for the city. The venture also plan

s to work on innovations in trade finance and establish a smart logistics hub there, a joint news release said.

“While Yiwu brings together buyers from around the world, Alibaba’s platforms also bring together millions of merchants and

hundreds of millions of consumers,” Alibaba Chief Executive Officer Daniel Zhang said at a launch ceremony on We

dnesday. “The synergy of the two ecosystems will create value for our communities of users.”

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Responding to a question on China’s considerations behin

 behind sending Wei to this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue, Wu said that China chooses the head of its delegation in accordance with the situation.

He added that China and the United States are in active talks on whether Wei will meet Patrick M. Sha

nahan, acting US secretary of defense, during the event and information on that will be published later.

Wei has been in Singapore since Tuesday and has met with leaders of the Singaporea

n government as part of his visit to the Southeast Asian nation, Singapore media reported.

Zhao Xiaozhuo, a senior researcher of international military relatio

ns at the PLA Academy of Military Science, said that the attendance of Wei, as the second part

icipation of a Chinese defense minister to the Shangri-La Dialogue, shows that China plac

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China is the world’s largest producer of rare earths, acco

counting for about 80 percent of global supply. However, the country’s rare-earth industry is faced with such pro

blems as rapidly decreasing inventory, inefficient production and environmental pollution.

Analysts also said that the low prices of China’s exports have failed to reflect the real value of the precious resource.

The division of labor of the global rare-earth industry should be coo

rdinated in accordance with the principle of opening-up and sharing, the NDRC said.

While the country prioritizes the domestic use of rare-earth meta

ls, it is willing to see its exports help drive the development of global industries, it said.

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Foreign investors believe that China has enough policy

icy tools to offset short-term downside pressure, while the financial risks are under control as the country’s debt level has shown signs of stabilizing, Zhang said.

China’s overall debt-to-GDP ratio had dropped to 249.4 percent

by the end of 2018, 1.5 percentage points lower than a year earlier, according to the PBOC.

If trade tensions escalate further, more opening-up policies in the sectors of medical

care and education will help boost global investors’ confidence in the Chinese economy, Zhang added.

By hiking the tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 percent t

o 25 percent just when it seemed the China-US trade talks would achieve a bre

akthrough, the United States has not only intensified the trade dispute but also ensured both sides take a knock.

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also said it is delaying its launch of Huawei’s 5G smartphones.

Jia Mo, an analyst at Singapore-based market research company Canalys, said the delayed prod

uct releases in certain markets will harm Huawei‘s smartphone business, but Huawei is working on its ow

n mobile operating system, which can help relieve some pressure in the domestic market.

On Thursday, in response to media reports that UK chip firm Arm Holdings told its staff to suspend dealin

gs with Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, CEO of Huawei, said in an interview with Chinese financial media website Caixin that his co

mpany has acquired a permanent licensing of the ARM architecture, the basis for Huawei to design its chips.

Arm China also said in a reply to China Daily that “we are in active com

munication to find appropriate solutions that comply with current laws and regulations”.

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Although Huang was diagnosed with mild schizophrenia, th

the court said that it was not able to exempt him from punishment as the disorder d

id not have an obvious influence on his ability to distinguish between right and wrong.

“He had an extremely despicable motive, used an extremely cruel manner to carry out the cri

me, and caused a severe consequence and extremely negative social impact,” the court said.

The court pointed out that Huang had planned to carry out the crime for a long time, visiting

several kindergartens and primary schools in Shanghai and Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong pro

vince, before deciding where to carry out the attack.Police examine the site of a knife attack that occurred in downtown Sh

anghai leaving two boys dead and another boy and a parent wounded on June

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Recent monetary and fiscal stimulus measures are expe

cted to bolster domestic demand, partially offsetting the adverse impact of trade tariffs on overall growth,” the report said.

The US recently signaled its intention to impose additional tariffs on the European Union, primarily targeted at the

aircraft and food industries. It is in addition to the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs that are already in place.

Amid unresolved trade disputes and higher tariffs, the projected growth of world tra

de has been revised downwards to 2.7 percent in 2019, slowing markedly from 3.4 percent in 2018.

The report warns that “the impact of a spiral of additional tariffs and retalia

tions would not only dampen growth of these large economies, but also have severe spi

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Panda researchers hope algorithms and AI technology will

The app and database will help us gather more precise and well-rounded data on the population, distri

bution, ages, gender ratio, birth and deaths of wild pandas, who live in deep mountains and are hard to tr

ack,” said Chen Peng, a researcher with the base who co-authored a paper on “Giant Panda Face Recognition Using Small Database.”

“It will definitely help us improve efficiency and effectiveness in conservation and management of the animals,” Chen said.

China has carried out four scientific field research project of giant pandas in the wild.

The giant panda was scientifically discovered 150 years ago and n

amed in the city of Ya’an, Sichuan. It remains one of the world’s most endangered species.

The number of captive pandas was 548 globally as of November last y

ear. Fewer than 2,000 pandas live in the wild, mostly in the provinces of Sichuan and Shaanxi.

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The danger here lies in the fact that excessively low

growth targets, based on excessively low estimates of potential growth, lead to lower actual growth. Fo

r an economy the size of China’s, a difference of even 1 percentage point has a huge impact on welfare.

Many economists would counter that a conservative growth target is useful-or even necessary-to create space for struct

ural adjustment. But this claim is unconvincing. Reducing China’s excessive reliance on investment in real es

tate-one of the economy’s most serious structural problems-does not necessarily require a reduction in FAI gro

wth, let alone GDP growth. Nor is slower GDP growth a prerequisite for improving financial stability.

China must pursue as high a growth rate as possible

In my view, because no one is sure what exactly China’s potential growth rate is, the best strategy is to try to achieve as high a g

rowth rate as possible, so long as it doesn’t worsen inflation and hinder structural adjustment.

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