“Year of Russian Tourism” ends in China

“Year of Russian Tourism” ends in China

The “Year of Russian Tourism”, a Sino-Russian event to boost mutual tourism, ended on Friday, with the two parts agreeing on further investment cooperation. Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan and his Russian counterpart Olga Golodets sent congratulatory messages to the concluding ceremony held in Shanghai. The National Tourism Administration (NTA) of China and the Russia […]

EU to impose duties on Chinese ceramics

Chinese businesses have entered the latest trade spat with Europe. The European Commission has decided to impose provisional duties on ceramic tableware and kitchenware imported from China. The commission made the decision despite opposition from a majority of EU member states. Earlier in October, 14 of the EU’s 27 members voted against the planned measures […]

China welcomes EU carbon tax freeze

China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei on Tuesday said China welcomes a possible freeze by the European Union of the carbon emission tax on airlines. The EU Commission this week proposed to freeze the carbon emission tax on non-EU flights for a year, while flights within the union will still be taxed for their carbon […]

China implements anti-dumping measures on European TDI imports

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) will implement anti-dumping measures on some imported Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) from Nov. 21, according to an announcement from the ministry on Tuesday. The measures target TDI, a widely used organic compound in the chemical industry, imported from the European Union (EU). The measures are “temporary”, said the MOC, without providing […]

Chinese individual tours to Italy surge 60%

Chinese tourists conducted more individual trips to Italy than package tours in the first three quarters of the year despite widespread economic woes in southern Europe, according to the Italian Embassy in China on Monday. In the January-September period, Chinese individual tours to Italy surged 60 percent from a year earlier, compared to a 15-percent […]

EU launches subsidy probe into Chinese solar panels

EU launches subsidy probe into Chinese solar panels

The ongoing trade dispute between China, the EU and the U.S. over solar panel imports continues to escalate. Earlier today, the European Union launched an investigation into alleged state subsidies for Chinese solar panel manufacturers, adding fuel to the fire on already existing trade conflicts between the two. The probe follows a complaint by the […]

Chongqing company cooperates with University of Groningen

Chongqing Jinshan Science and Technology (Group) Co., Ltd., one of Chongqing’s medical equipment enterprises, signed with the University of Groningen on co-fostering PhD and co-building labs on November 8. Established in 1614, the University of Groningen is one of the oldest European universities. It is a famous research-based university over the Europe and the world. […]

China imposes anti-dumping duties on EU, Japan steel tubes

The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday that it will impose five-year anti-dumping duties on high-performance stainless steel seamless tubes imported from the European Union (EU) and Japan. Duty rates will range from 9.2 percent to 14.4 percent and will become effective on Friday, the ministry said. An investigation showed that the EU and Japan […]