Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the South Asian nation’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, as economic anxiety grows at home.
Iran’s Ambassador to China Mohammad Keshavarz-Zadeh outlined the two countries’ numerous capacities and emphasized the necessity of further development of Tehran-Beijing relations in various sectors, especially in the tourism industry.
Japan’s exports fell for a fourth straight month in March as China-bound shipments slumped again, reinforcing growing anxiety that weak external demand may have knocked the economy into contraction in the first quarter.
China plans to gamble on the bulk deployment of its untested “Hualong One” nuclear reactor, squeezing out foreign designs, as it resumes a long-delayed nuclear program aimed at meeting its clean energy goals, government and industry officials said.
China has harshly denounced as “slanderous” accusations leveled by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against Beijing’s policies in South America, saying it is Washington that has to be blamed for viewing Latin American countries as its own “backyard.”
Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran established the country’s first China Study Center in cooperation with China’s Shanghai International Studies University, in line with boosting bilateral exchanges and cooperation.
China’s first-quarter economy growth likely cooled to the weakest pace in at least 27 years, a Reuters poll showed, but a flurry of measures to boost domestic demand may have put a floor under slowing activity in March.
Geely, China’s highest profile car maker with investments in Volvo and Daimler, launched a premium all-electric car brand “Geometry” on Thursday as it pushes ahead with its plans to boost production of new energy vehicles.
China is looking for a way to increase trade with Iran and make investments in the country, said the chairman of China International Contractors’ Association (CHINCA), which has a 23-percent share of the world’s investments.
The US-China trade dispute is pushing American multinational companies to relocate their factories and adjust business strategies for their supply chains in the next 12 months, according to a survey by Bain and Company.