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ies, especially given the ongoing trade conflict with the United States and weakening global demand.

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This, together with lukewarm trade readings released on Friday — exports fell 1.3 percent in June from a year earlier and imports dropped 7.3 percent — sugge

sts economic conditions are still severe and, with external uncertainties on the rise, the economy “is under new dow

上海419女神会所nward pressure”, as NBS spokesman Mao Shengyong said at a news conference.

But again, this is really a question of do you see the glass half empty or half full, given that

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For example, retail sales, a major gauge of consumption, surged 9.8 percent, much higher than the expected 8.5 percen

t and also the highest since March 2018. Many analysts attribute the progress to the central government’s ef

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uance of 2.15 trillion yuan of special bonds by local governments for infrastructure construction.

上海419Other strong data, such as a 6.3-percent increase in industrial output an

d a 5.8-percent rise in January-June fixed asset investment, all indicate that the fund

amentals for steady growth remain unchanged and the government still has ample room for policy maneuvers.

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sales, factory output and fixed-asset investment were announced, the market quickly cast its vot

上海419女神会所e of confidence in the Chinese economy. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended 0.4 percent up on Monday a

fter casting off losses that had pushed it down as much as 1.5 percent in the morning ahead of the data release.

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ritime peace and stability with practical efforts, President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

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‘s National Assembly chairwoman, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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neral secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and Vietnamese president.

上海419品茶微信Xi said China and Vietnam are “friends plus comrades”, and also a community with a shared future with strategic significance.

Noting that next year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic

relations between China and Vietnam, Xi said that the two countries should stay true to their original a上海419

spiration, focus on the overall situation, develop friendship and deepen cooperation.

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pen communications on the experience of governance, learn from each other’s outcomes of theoretical innovation, m

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Xi called on the two countries to connect their development strategies, prom

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The two countries should enhance people-to-people exchanges and develop the bilateral friendship, Xi said.

They should strengthen coordination in international affairs and jointly safeguard the interests of the two countries, Xi added.上海419品茶微信

The cooperation of legislative authorities is an important part of bila

teral relations, Xi said, and China’s National People’s Congress and Vietnam’s National

Assembly have maintained frequent contacts in recent years and achieved fruitful outcomes.

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The pilot plan also includes construction of a higher education cluster and synergetic platform which integrates production, teach

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stration of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region officially issued the Construction Plan of the

上海419品茶微信Financial Opening-up Gateway Nanning Core Area for ASEAN (2019-2023) on July 7.

The plan shows that Guangxi will strive to establish a regional leading financial industrial structure a

nd a distinctive financial industry functional system by 2023, as well as complete the上海419

 basic construction of Nanning Core Area, which will serve as the financial opening-up gateway for ASEAN.

上海419品茶微信The plan is divided into six parts, with the scope covering 2.6 square kilometers of Nanning Wuxiang New District and the sur

rounding areas. The key issues are divided into 121 items in 21 sectors. It requires the integration of financial ins

titutions’ business formats and functional types, as well as the construction of financial headquarters, fin上海419

ancial information service areas, financial operation service areas, and science and technology financial industry zones.

The plan focuses on Nanning Core Area, establishing an insurance innovation comprehensive experim

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ild a regional RMB offshore financial center, regional currency transaction clearing center, as well as a cross-border inv

estment and financing service center. It will create a financial 上海419品茶微信back-office service base, wealth management service base, financial information se

rvice base, and financial exchange training base. It will form a China-ASEAN commodity spot trading market, gold ind

ustry trading market, regional equity investment market, regional property rights trading market, and capital cu

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In the future, Nanning will fully build Nanning Core Area, striving to take the lead in achievi

ng key policies, major projects, and key supporting projects to provide an open financial gateway for ASEAN .

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hina will intensify efforts to make its hog farming sector safer and ensure stable supplies after the industry has

上海419been seriously affected by African swine fever outbreaks, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Thursday.

“We will place equal importance on disease prevention and control and on pork output to st

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fairs Yu Kangzhen said at a news conference organized by the State Council Information Office.上海419

Yu was elaborating on a guideline released by the State Council on Wednesday regarding intensifying prevention and control of African swine fever.

Outbreaks of the fever have been effectively contained in China in recent months following strict controls and prevent

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untry still faces severe challenges in the disease’s prevention and control, and sustained efforts are needed, he said.

Yang Zhenhai, chief of the ministry’s Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine Bureau, said monit上海419

oring has shown the number of live hogs in China fell by nearly 23 percent year-on-year in May due to the outbreaks.

The ministry will work with related authorities to urge local governments to implement policies and m上海419品茶微信

easures designed to support hog raising, including offering preferable loans to hog farmers and cash subsidies to those wh

上海419ose animals were slaughtered due to swine fever prevention and control measures, he said.

The authorities will encourage hog farmers to replenish stock and organize technicians to hel

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The ministry will also support cross-regional transport of pork to replace transport of live pigs-which is still co

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As of Wednesday, Yu said, 143 swine fever outbreaks had been reported in China, 44 of them this year. To prevent it spre

ading, nearly 1.2 million hogs were slaughtered. Quarantine measures have been lifted in 25 provincial areas, he added.

“In general, the frequency of swine fever outbreaks has noticeably decreased, and hog p

roduction, transport and distribution are gradually being restored,” Yu said.

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Putin added that Russia’s losses from economic sanctions were m

ore than five times lower than those of the main countries that imposed them.

上海419″According to expert data, as a result of these restrictions, Russia lost about 50 billion US dollars since 2014, while the European Unio

n lost 240 billion dollars, the United States, 17 billion dollars, and Japan 27 billion dollars,” Putin said.

He said the losses were reflected in a reduction in the number of jo上海419品茶微信

bs in the countries that imposed sanctions as a result of losing the Russian market.

istribution of local customs to strengthen comprehensive research and judgment and effectively block illegal activities.

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ss and mail, and consider the different characteristics of the flow of infringing goods under diff

erent forms of trade, such as general, market procurement, and cross-border trade and e-commerce, the report said.

At the same time, the customs will strengthen the effective supervision over infringing goods exported to countries and region上海419品茶微信

s such as North America, Europe and Japan. It will focus on goods related to public health and safety, such as

consumer electronics, auto accessories, personal care products, clothing, bags and footwear.

It will intensify supervision over goods exported to South America, A上海419品茶微信

frica and the countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative. And it will bol

ster key monitoring on the illegal transshipment of infringing goods through Hong Kong and Macao.

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rkel here Friday, with both sides calling for upholding multilateralism.Dur

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n the Japanese city of Osaka, the two leanping shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela

While the direction of denuclearizing the peninsula should be upheld, Xi said, the DPRK’s legitimate concerns should be addressed as well.上海419品茶微信

Xi made a state visit to the DPRK last week. During the visit, he and DPRK top leader K

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in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019.ders also agreed to discuss cooperation within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative and

strive for  conclusion of the negotiations on the China-European Union bilateral investment treaty next year.

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tical settlement of the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday.

Xi made the remark while meeting with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in in Osaka, Japan.上海419

The Chinese president said the United States and the Democratic People’s Re

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S President Donald Trump and the DPRK’s top leader Kim Jong-un walk together during their summit in Singapore, JuneRecalling the visit, Xi said the overriding

y address the legitimate concerns of respectiarties by following a phased approach with synchronized steps, Xi said.

He urged the ROK to work with China to step up efforts to push for negotiations between the DPRK and the US.

Moon highly commended Xi’s visit to the DPRK, saying the visit has made significant contributions to bu上海419

ilding the momentum of dialogue on the peninsula issue, as well as promoting peace and stability on the peninsula.

Seoul remains committed to improving relations with Pyongyang and stands ready to strengthen cooperation with Beijing on the issue, Moon said.

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rs are surrounded by a projection of art by Dutch post-imp

isitors are surrounded by a projection of art by Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh at a National Museum of Chi

na exhibition in Beijing on Saturday. The exhibition presents digitized versions of over 200 of the ar

he artworks of painter Vincent van Gogh are vividly brought to life at an immersive digital exhibition in Beijing, Lin Qi reports.

Sunflowers gently wave in the breeze, windmills start to turn,

and sitting in front of a canvas, an artist selects a color from a pile of paint tubes.

Then, the scene suddenly changes: A vase of blooming flowers app

ears and the water inside starts to overflow before turning into a stream.

These easily recognizable elements from Vincent van Gogh’s paintings have been digi

talized, animated, rearranged and projected onto the ceiling, walls and floor of an ex

hibition space that draws the audience into an immersive look at the life and inner world of the Dutch artist.

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Chinese Preside上海419品茶微信nt Xi Jinping on Saturday urged Asian countries and their partners to join hands in

opening up new prospects for Asian security and development under new circumstances.

Addressing the fifth summit of the Conference on Interactio

n and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) held in Tajikistan, Xi called on CICA m

embers to uphold the vision of common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security, and explore a regio

nal security structure with Asian features to realize collective security for Asia.

Calling Asia one of the most dynamic and most promising regions in the world, Xi said Asian countries also face common chall

enges including insufficient political mutual trust, imbalanced economic development, and outstanding security and go

vernance issues, and thus there is a long way to go to realize long-lasting peace and shared prosperity.

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The Indian governmen上海419品茶微信t has decided to impose retaliatory d

uties worth over 200 million US dollars on 29 products from the United States to co

unter the penal duties imposed on Indian aluminum and steel, local media reported Saturday.

The decision, to be officially notified on Sunday, came a few days ahead

of the scheduled visit of the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to India to discuss def

ense and trade issues, the Hindu Business Line quoting an unnamed government official as saying.

In June last year, India announced retaliatory tariffs worth 230 million US dollars on 29 US goods. However, India h

as since been postponing implementation of the duties in a bid to address trade concerns.

The trade concerns including the proposed withdrawal of the Generalized System of Preferences by the United States o

n India taking effect on June 5, may have prompted New Delhi to finally put the duties in place, the report said.

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The site has thousands of Chinese volunteers and hun

ndreds of security guards daily during peak seasons. In October, when it had a record number of travelers, the ad

ministrators decided to seek help from local universities for international volunteers, Liu said.

The lake, spanning a total of 60 square kilometers in the heart of Hangzhou, is ne

ar to one of China’s oldest Buddhist temples and is surrounded by lush green hills.

During the recent holiday, it was one of the most popular tourist spots amo

ng millions of domestic travelers, along with the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.

“It’s not only about giving tourists directions to the toilet or preventing people from smoking,” said Bela Nitesh Parm

ar from India, one of the students selected from among more than 50 candidates for the volunteer program.

“The more I help others, the more confidence and positive energ

y I earn for myself,” said the sophomore at Zhejiang University of Technology.

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