Customers at a supermarket in Qingdao, China. Agence France-Presse
New home prices in China grew at a solid pace in April as Beijing sought to boost economic activity in the face of an escalating trade war with the United States, though potential bubble risks may prompt some cities to tighten policies. Beijing has repeatedly called on local provincial governments to take more responsibility
A lack of innovation is China’s “Achilles heel,” President Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on Thursday, where he also bemoaned the economy for being big yet without being strong.
World stocks held near two-month lows on Tuesday as slightly more optimistic comments from US and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort, a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year.
It was a stark warning about the risks ahead for the global economy, even by the forthright standards of the boss of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Nasher, the UAE’s first website dedicated to all matters related to the publishing industry, organised a Ramadan panel discussion ‘UAE Youth and Investment in the Publishing Sector’, to discuss the reality of publishing industry and the key role of Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPCFZ) in supporting this sector.
Prime Minister of Mali, Boubou Cisse, has been briefed on the role played Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development in ramping up the SMEs sector in the country. This came as the African premier and his accompanying delegation visited the Fund’s premises Thursday
China’s Huawei, hit by crippling US sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets, analysts said. Smartphone shipments at Huawei, the world’s second-largest smartphone