China, Pacific

25.10.2021

China’s vocational education reform creates foreign investment opportunities

Although China is tightening regulations on academic tutoring for school-age students, it is simultaneously encouraging private investment in vocational education. China believes upskilling its workforce is key to the country’s continued economic growth. Foreign investment is explicitly welcome in the vocational education sector.

On October 12, 2021, the Communist Party Central...

Although China is tightening regulations on academic tutoring for school-age students, it is simultaneously encouraging private investment in vocational education. China believes upskilling its workforce is key to the country’s continued economic growth. Foreign investment is explicitly welcome in the vocational education sector.

On October 12, 2021, the Communist Party Central...

25.10.2021

Minimum wages in China continue to grow

So far, in 2021, the provinces of Heilongjiang, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Ningxia, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Tibet, Xinjiang, Zhejiang, Shandong, Jilin, as well as the cities of Beijing and Tianjin have raised their minimum wage standards. Meanwhile,  the city of Chengdu stated it would adjust its minimum wages this year.

Currently, 

25.10.2021

China’s provincial GDP growth rates signal steady recovery, challenges

Local GDP growth paces in Chinese provinces showed a mixed performance in the first three quarters of 2021, with eight of the 23 provincial level economies that have released quarterly GDP figures expanding at speeds above the national average of 9.8 percent, though a series of challenges, including new COVID-19...

Local GDP growth paces in Chinese provinces showed a mixed performance in the first three quarters of 2021, with eight of the 23 provincial level economies that have released quarterly GDP figures expanding at speeds above the national average of 9.8 percent, though a series of challenges, including new COVID-19...

25.10.2021

China vows to ensure fair competition

The State Administration for Market Regulation, the nation's top market regulator, has said it will further improve the enforcement of the fair competition policies and enhance the antimonopoly efforts to continuously regulate the competitive behaviors in key areas, including the platform economy.

Zhang Gong, director of the State Administration for Market...

The State Administration for Market Regulation, the nation's top market regulator, has said it will further improve the enforcement of the fair competition policies and enhance the antimonopoly efforts to continuously regulate the competitive behaviors in key areas, including the platform economy.

Zhang Gong, director of the State Administration for Market...

25.10.2021

China’s experience getting more attention in UN, says program officer

China’s experience in various fields such as anti-desertification and climate change has attracted more and more attention in the United Nations (UN), a UN official told Xinhua in a recent interview.

Jia Xiaoxia, program officer at the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), began to work with the UN in 2018...

China’s experience in various fields such as anti-desertification and climate change has attracted more and more attention in the United Nations (UN), a UN official told Xinhua in a recent interview.

Jia Xiaoxia, program officer at the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), began to work with the UN in 2018...


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