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  • The BRICS strike back

    CHINA, 2017/09/07 The wide-ranging Xiamen Declaration, issued in conjunction with the just wrapped-up annual BRICS summit, shows that Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, although facing internal challenges of their own, may be about to step up their collective game, big time. And they won’t be intimidated/derailed by the crumbling unipolar order. Xiamen made it clear the BRICS are all-out engaged to “redress North-South development imbalances,” with Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasizing the necessity of a more just international order, echoing President Putin’s calls for a “fair multipolar world,” and “against protectionism and new barriers to global trade.”
  • BRICS Must Trust Diplomacy To Resolve Issues, Says China's Xi Jinping

    CHINA, 2017/09/04 BRICS Must Trust Diplomacy To Resolve Issues, Says China's Xi JinpingChinese President Xi Jinping said the BRICS group of nations must uphold the price of diplomacy to resolve "hotspot issues" as chief of national, inclunding Prime Minister Narendra Modi, arrived in China's port city Xiamen to attend the BRICS Summit. Mr Jinping appeared to take a reconciliatory tone at the same time as he, without due referring to the recent Doklam standoff with India, said "peace and development" should be the underpin to resolve issues as the world does not want "conflict and confrontation." At the BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Tuesday, just days after India and China ended the 73-day-long Doklam standoff
  • China Invites 5 Countries As Guests For BRICS Summit

    CHINA, 2017/09/04 China has invited Egypt, Guinea, Tajikistan, Mexico and Thailand as guest nations for the upcoming BRICS summit but clarified that the invitation is not an attempt to expand the group under its 'BRICS Plus'border. China will host the BRICS summit in Xiamen city from September 3 to 5 in which leaders of the five nations will participate, inclunding Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "We need to have some further explanation about the BRICS Plus to help people better understand the rationale of this idea," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Beijing, addressing the media about BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit.
  • Xi Jinping opens BRICS Summit in Xiamen, asks members to shelve differences

    CHINA, 2017/09/04 Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday asked BRICS members to shelve their differences and accommodate each other’s concerns by enhancing mutual trust and strategic communication, as he opened the 9th annual summit of the five member emerging economies. Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the opening ceremony of BRICS Summit in Xiamen called for mutual trust between member nations Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The opening ceremony of the three-day BRICS summit started with Brics Business Council amid a downpour triggered by typhoon Mawar which had caused widespread disruption to the summit preparations and the city’s traffic. The typhoon as well caused considerable disruption to the flights.
  • China ready to hold largest BRICS Business Forum

    CHINA, 2017/09/03 China is ready to hold the major BRICS Business Forum from Sept. 3 to 4 with over 1,000 business elites expected to convene in the city of Xiamen, Fujian Province. Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the opening ceremony of the forum and deliver a keynote speech. The forum is expected to gather a record 1,200 attendees, inclunding representatives from nearly 80 Fortune 500 multinationals, said Jiang Zengwei, chief of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, at a press conference.
  • Xiamen BRICS Summit in China: Xi looks to send message, PM Modi mentions peace

    CHINA, 2017/09/03 It was on June 1, 1985, his 32nd birthday, that Xi Jinping had come to Xiamen to become its vice-mayor. This coastal city in south-eastern China — located off the South China Sea and opposite Taiwan — was identified as one of China’s appropriate economic zones and Xi took it upon himself to develop the place economically, thus making a mark in one of his early political assignments. Additional than 32 years later, Xiamen, presently a booming and bustling urban centre, will be the stage as Xi, China’s powerful president, hosts the BRICS Business Forum and BRICS Summit, over the next three days. But, as he engages with the BRICS leaders from five nations and different continents, the recent border stand-off at Doklam between India and China will definitely be on everyone’s minds.
  • TechCrunch 2017 comes back to Shanghai

    CHINA, 2017/08/22 At the same time as I wrote this, I was attending the TechSauce World Summit held by my friend in Bangkok, Thailand. On the stage, the host introduced that our annual TC International City Event in China has attracted a lot of entrepreneurs from other nations in Asia. Below the stage, friends from Southeast Asia said: Hey, I have been to your TechCrunch events in China. There were as well Chinese participants who told me that they knew this summit in Thailand at the same time as attending our TC Shenzhen event. For four years, from Shanghai to Beijing and again to Shenzhen, we made TechCrunch International City Event the top innovative event in China, even in the whole Asia! China to the World, and the World to China, this is one of the majority significant values of this innovative pageant.
  • ACCA announces Belt & Road research at Shanghai conference

    CHINA, 2017/07/29 Following on from May’s Belt & Road Forum, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has today announced the launch of two new research papers into the impact of the Belt & Road initiative. The research project – which is being conducted with a range of partners inclunding Deloitte China, Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI) and the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) – will examine how Belt & Road will affect the business infrastructure of China and a series of key economies along the proposed trade route. The research project is expected to last two years.
  • President Xi calls on G20 to champion open world economy, foster new growth drivers

    CHINA, 2017/07/10 Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called on members of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies to champion an open world economy and a multilateral trade regime as world increase remains unsteady despite signs of recovery. Speaking at the annual G20 summit in Hamburg, a major port city in northern Germany, Xi as well called for concerted efforts in fostering new drivers for increase, promoting a additional inclusive increase and improving world economic governance. "We must remain committed to openness and mutual benefit for all so as to increase the size of the world economic 'pie'," said Xi, who is at the helm of the world's second-major economy.
  • Xi's attendance of G20 summit advances cooperation: Chinese FM

    CHINA, 2017/07/10 Chinese President Xi Jinping's attendance of the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Hamburg on July 7-8 contributed to maintaining and advancing the group's cooperation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Saturday. Working together with the other participants, Xi made efforts to promote positive evolution at the Hamburg summit on the basis of the G20's summit held last year in Hangzhou, China, and made new contributions to strengthening cooperation within the G20, promoting world economic increase and improving world economic governance, Wang said.