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Office for Outer Space Affairs and China renew commitment to cooperation in space activities

VIENNA, 21 April (UN Information Service) – The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and China have renewed their commitment to cooperation in bringing the benefits of space to all humankind. During an official visit to China by UNOOSA Director Simonetta Di Pippo, UNOOSA and China are reiterating their shared commitment to the

Spotlight on China: An e-commerce powerhouse – NIELSEN

April 17, Beijing — China is seen as the world’s most powerful e-commerce market today, and furthermore, considering that the country is home to 1.4 billion people and has online penetration of only 52%, there is significant room for e-commerce to grow, according to the latest Nielsen Global Connected Commerce Survey, which polled online respondents

China forecasts fourth year of stable or declining CO2 emissions, as world awaits Trump climate action – Greenpeace

Beijing, 28 February 2017 – China is forecasting a significant drop in CO2 emissions of approximately 1%, according to Greenpeace East Asia’s analysis of China’s National Energy Administration forecasts for 2017. [1] This would be the fourth year in a row of either zero growth or a decline in CO2 emissions. The encouraging news reinforces

India overtakes China as home to the world’s most dynamic cities

Ramesh Nair – COO & International Director, JLL India India is home to six of the world’s 30 most dynamic cities. In JLL’s City Momentum Index (CMI) 2017, the country’s primary IT and technology hub – Bengaluru – sits right at the top. It is followed by Hyderabad at No. 5; Pune at No. 13;

Nielsen: Premium Products Are Boosting in China

56% of Chinese say they buy premium products in order to feel successful or show their success to others. 48% of consumers say they’re willing to pay a premium for electronics, followed by clothing (38%) and cosmetics (38%)   Beijing – Feb 7th, 2017 – Chinese consumers are looking for a taste of the good life,

thyssenkrupp to invest further in automotive components business in China

New 30 million euro production site to be built in Pinghu Production of springs and stabilizers for the auto industry in China to start in 2018 thyssenkrupp is further expanding its automotive components business in China. The industrial group plans to build a new plant for springs and stabilizers in the Chinese city of Pinghu.

China raises hopes for continued climate change action at Davos – Greenpeace

17 January 2017, Davos – Chinese President Xi Jinping today addressed the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Under the theme “responsive and responsible leadership”, Xi offered his view on a set of global issues including climate change, urging all parties to stick to the Paris Agreement instead of walking away from it,

Asia in 2017 and Beyond: Prepare for the Unexpected by Building Resilience

Zhang Tao, Deputy Managing Director, IMF Remarks at the Asian Financial Forum, Hong Kong, China January 17, 2017 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is my pleasure to join you at this important event—and on its 10th anniversary—that helps shape Asia’s future. 2016 was a year of change. Political events in Europe such as the

Book Launch: Modernizing China—Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Zhang Tao, Deputy Managing Director, IMF Remarks at Peking University, Beijing, China January 17, 2017 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is my great pleasure to participate in this important event. Let me start by expressing our gratitude to the National School of Development at Peking University for co-organizing this event. This school has a

SkyLED expands footprint: enters Tamil Nadu, Karnataka markets

The Kolkata based maker of state of the art television sets, SkyLED has made a successful entry into the major South India based markets. After its hugely triumphant forays into Karnataka, it has also chalked up impressive numbers in Tamil Nadu, where it has already appointed 3 super stockists and 15 distributors who are currently