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17.02.2020

China virus death toll leaps past 1,600

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surpassed 1,600 in China on Sunday, with the first fatality reported outside Asia fuelling global concerns.

More than 69,000 people have now been infected in China from a virus that emerged in central Hubei province in December before spreading across the country and...

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surpassed 1,600 in China on Sunday, with the first fatality reported outside Asia fuelling global concerns.

More than 69,000 people have now been infected in China from a virus that emerged in central Hubei province in December before spreading across the country and...

17.02.2020

China braces for economic slowdown

The novel coronavirus will cause a drop in China's first quarter economic growth, but the impact can be controlled, with the GDP growth rate expected to stay above 5 percent in the first quarter of 2020. The country's economic growth rate is likely to remain robust at 6 percent for...

The novel coronavirus will cause a drop in China's first quarter economic growth, but the impact can be controlled, with the GDP growth rate expected to stay above 5 percent in the first quarter of 2020. The country's economic growth rate is likely to remain robust at 6 percent for...

17.02.2020

Chinese customs takes measures to stabilise foreign trade

Amid the outbreak of the coronavirus that weighed on the operation of thousands of trading companies, the Chinese customs have issued a batch of measures on Sunday, which include expanding the imports of agricultural products and food as well as simplifying the approval process of imported medical supplies to stabilise...

Amid the outbreak of the coronavirus that weighed on the operation of thousands of trading companies, the Chinese customs have issued a batch of measures on Sunday, which include expanding the imports of agricultural products and food as well as simplifying the approval process of imported medical supplies to stabilise...

17.02.2020

Most of China’s central SOEs return to full capacity to fight outbreak

Over 80 percent of China's centrally-administered State-owned enterprises have resumed production as of Wednesday, as part of China's drive to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak while maintaining economic stability, a senior official said.

Zhao Shitang, deputy secretary-general of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, said in...

Over 80 percent of China's centrally-administered State-owned enterprises have resumed production as of Wednesday, as part of China's drive to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak while maintaining economic stability, a senior official said.

Zhao Shitang, deputy secretary-general of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, said in...

17.02.2020

China's air transport market reports negative growth in January

China's air transport market registered negative growth in January due to the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak, a civil aviation official said Wednesday.

In January, the air transport turnover totaled 10.1 billion ton-km, down 4.9 percent year-on-year, said Xiong Jie, a spokesperson with the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

Around 50.6...

China's air transport market registered negative growth in January due to the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak, a civil aviation official said Wednesday.

In January, the air transport turnover totaled 10.1 billion ton-km, down 4.9 percent year-on-year, said Xiong Jie, a spokesperson with the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

Around 50.6...


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