China should encourage its banks to support smaller, private firms in the real economy, rather than forced lending or policies such as quantitative easing, a state newspaper quoted a central bank official as saying on Saturday.
Close to 1.6 million tons of non-oil commodities worth over $386 million were exported from Yazd Province in central Iran, during March 21, 2018-January 20, 2019, said a senior official of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
Chabahar port in southeastern Iran has an important position in accelerating the country's economic development, said the secretary of the Supreme Council of Iran's Free Trade, Industrial and Special Economic Zones.
Central China's Henan Province lifted more than 1.2 million people out of poverty last year, with its poverty headcount ratio dropping from 2.57 percent in 2017 to 1.21 percent, a provincial official said on Tuesday.
A top Japanese finance ministry official on Friday said the government would respond to wild swings in currency markets if needed, in comments analysts say were aimed at talking down the yen after its surged to a nine-month high this week.
The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that hit the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman on Sunday caused no casualties or damage to properties, said the head of the provincial crisis management department on Sunday.