Echoing Beck, president and CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Mark Machin, who has been based in Asia for more than 20 years, said that with the center of gravity of the world economically shifting to Asia which has half of the world population and will continue to grow for many years, Canada, as an important country with a smaller population "has to engage with Asia, in particular China through trade and investment and many other aspects."
I am happy that China Daily also shows leadership in leading this effort to discover what's going on in every day life for people. What an amazing way to let one's voice be heard. It is like President Xi himself is saying to the people of China (and to those of the world who truly know China), 'how are we doing? Are we doing good and if so, in what ways are we doing good?'
China may be tempted to again respond in kind. But since it "only" imported a total of $131 billion of goods from the US in 2017, it may limit its direct retaliation options. Nonetheless, China can retaliate via other channels, including sales of US Treasuries, or by disrupting supply chains that are essential to US businesses.
Representatives of the two sides also will have positive exchanges under such frameworks as the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Eastern Economic Forum and the China-Russia Expo, Putin said.
TRIPOLI - Libya's UN-backed Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed M'etig on Monday revealed that Libya desires to develop its economy by joining in the Belt and Road Initiative at a meeting with Wang Qimin, Charge d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy to Libya.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Xi's election fully demonstrated that Chinese people have strong confidence in Xi's leadership capability. Noting that bilateral ties are gaining new momentum, Duterte said mutually beneficial cooperation will be strengthened.
Right-wing forces here have also, since the unit's abominable crimes committed before and during World War II, attempted to sequester the facts of the unit, going as far as denying its actual existence.
Xi was elected Chinese president by a unanimous vote on Saturday morning during the ongoing session of the 13th National People's Congress, the top legislature.