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义乌外贸那些事儿——汇率波动引发的蝴蝶效应

作者:王朱菲、黄榆哲、吴志昊、郑泽佑、蒋睿炀(排名不分先后)
“说到义乌啊,这里可是世界小商品的摇篮啊。”Bina外贸公司的秦老板如是说。义乌是一个进出口贸易十分发达的城市。在这里,哪怕是路边一家平平无奇的餐厅,其老板都有经营外贸公司的经历。 Continue reading 义乌外贸那些事儿——汇率波动引发的蝴蝶效应

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A Conversation With Wu Peng, China’s Top Diplomat For Africa

By Eric Olander from The China Africa Project
This week Eric & Cobus sit down with Wu Peng, the director-general of the department of African affairs in the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for his perspective on a wide range of issues that are impacting relations between the two regions. Continue reading A Conversation With Wu Peng, China’s Top Diplomat For Africa

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Social Integration Assessment: Foreign Merchants in Yiwu

By Jiajun Li, Haozhe Meng, Jiadong Zhu, Yihong Yin, and Lezhong Wang
Located in the middle of Zhejiang province, Yiwu is home to nearly 2 million residents, including 13 thousand foreigners from more than 100 countries. The city owns the largest commodity wholesale market in the world. Yiwu has been developed into one of the most significant locations for international trade since the implementation of the “Economic Reform and Opening-up” policy in the 1980s and the introduction of the “Belt and Road Initiative” in the 2010s. Continue reading Social Integration Assessment: Foreign Merchants in Yiwu

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China to Stop Building New Coal Power Projects Overseas

By Shi Yi from China Dialogue
The mounting calls for China to stop supporting coal power projects overseas have received an answer. Chinese President Xi Jinping announced through a pre-recorded video address to the United Nations General Assembly on 21 September that China “will not build new coal-fired power plants abroad” while at the same time increasing its support for developing countries to pursue green and low-carbon development. Continue reading China to Stop Building New Coal Power Projects Overseas

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Live Streaming: A Glimmer of Hope for the “Grassroots”

By Jiayi Zhang, Jiaxin Liu, Lukai Du and Jiawen Mei (listed in no particular order)
Numerous Chinese companies suffer from difficulties during the epidemic – labor shortages, drop in production, and even bankruptcies. As a result, the unemployment rate has risen substantially. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the unemployment rate in January 2020 was 5.3 percent. In February, the rate climbed to 6.2 percent. In comparison to the 2019 average rate of 3.62, the unemployment rate almost doubled. Continue reading Live Streaming: A Glimmer of Hope for the “Grassroots”