From “Made in China” to “Intelligent Manufacturing from China”

China seized its opportunity at the end of last century to develop manufacturing industry when the third industrial revolution and globalization was in full swing, adding powerful fuel to China’s economic growth. Over four decades since the start of reform and opening up, China grew rapidly into the “world’s factory”, and “Made in China” began to bring its prominent cost advantage into play.

Oct 11, 2017

Fostering Entrepreneurial Spirit – What does it mean?

Since the reform and opening up, generations of China’s best entrepreneurs have flourished in both internal and external markets through fierce competition, and have made a great contribution to China’s economic and social development. The fostering of entrepreneurial spirit will encourage the entrepreneurs to make even greater contributions and will also bring greater individual vitality.

Sep 30, 2017

Why Does China Ban Bitcoin Exchanges ?

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) announced in early September that virtual currencies such as Bitcoin were suspected of supporting criminal activities such as illegal fund-raising, financial fraud and pyramid schemes, and implemented an immediate halt to their use. In response, the three biggest Bitcoin exchange platforms in China, BTC China, Huobi.com and OKCoin, have announced that they will stop all trading by the end of September.

Sep 25, 2017

Alibaba’s 18th Birthday: Is Jack Ma an Idealist or a Braggart?

On Sept. 8, China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group celebrated its 18th anniversary in Hangzhou, capital of east China’s Zhejiang Province.
Around 40,000 Alibaba employees from dozens of countries and regions attended the party. Employees and executives enjoyed the event together. Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba, even performed a classic Michael Jackson dance together with some of the other business partners.

Sep 15, 2017

What are They Interested In?

The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa met in China coast city Xiamen early September.
The summit of the BRICS nations brings together five major new emerging economies, who are seeking a greater say in world affairs.
A number of overseas media, including many from non-BRICS countries, also keeps a close eye on the latest reports from the summit.
So, what aspects are they focusing on?

Sep 8, 2017

Ambassadors on BRICS Plus

Then how do other developing countries make of the proposal? What opportunities does the BRICS Plus promise to them? To get some insight about these, China Today interviewed ambassadors of Iran, Georgia, Nepal, and South Sudan to China as well as two diplomats from Argentina and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Sep 4, 2017