Transport network ‘to benefit world’

China’s plan to build a global transport and logistics network will establish a safe and stable system expected to boost trade and economic development around the world, according to officials and experts. A policy document jointly unveiled by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council, China’s Cabinet, earlier this year stated…

Chile closure will not derail metal supplies

The COVID-19-related month-long border shutdown in Chile, a major producer of metals, is unlikely to crimp raw material supplies for Chinese companies and will have a mild impact on the country’s inflation risks, experts said on Thursday. Chile, the world’s top supplier of copper and second-largest lithium producer, has decided to shut its borders from…

Xiong’an steps on road to long-term development

April 1 marks the 4th anniversary of President Xi Jinping announcing the plan to transform Xiong’an in Hebei province into a green and innovation-oriented city and China’s 19th national-level district and economic zone. Xiong’an New Area, about 100 kilometers southwest of Beijing, is designed to be a “city of the future” characterized by innovation-driven, sustainable…

High-tech helps boost vaccination campaign

Cutting-edge technology has boosted China’s massive vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus with mobile vaccination vehicles projected to be put into use in April, while formal industry standards are required to regulate these supporting facilities. Foton Motor Group revealed that it will launch a vaccination vehicle for COVID-19 vaccinations next month in Beijing and Hebei…