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After Brexit: Bulgaria Enters Top 3 Most Desirable Second Home Destination

Bulgaria is climbing 11 places to 3rd place in the ranking of the TheMoveChannel.com online portal of the most desirable destination for investment in holiday properties in August.

Bulgaria returns to the top 10 of the overseas property buying sites in 2019 in the UKaplaceinthesun.com rating platform, quoted by the newspaper "Bulgarian News". Bulgaria ranked ninth...

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China’s weekly farm produce prices continue rising

BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Prices of farm produce in China continued to pick up last week, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce Tuesday.

From Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, the overall price of farm produce climbed 2.4 percent on a weekly basis, expanding from the 2.3-percent increase in the previous week.

SHANGHAI, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- China has become Chile's largest pork importer, with the total value of Chilean pork imports expected to exceed 220 million U.S. dollars this year, according to Juan Carlos Dominguez, head of ChilePork, the national producers' association of the Latin American country.

Chile's data showed that China was the principal destination...

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Consumer Technology Association calls U.S. tariffs “worst economic mistake” in decades

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- Consumer Technology Association on Sunday reiterated its condemnation of new U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, saying that such trade policy, the "worst economic mistake" in decades, would badly hurt U.S. consumers and negatively impact the country's economy.

"This new tariff list taxes consumers on 52 billion U.S. dollars worth of...

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5G to boost China’s digital economy: expert

SHANGHAI, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- 5G technology is predicted to help drive a growth of 15.2 trillion yuan (2.1 trillion U.S. dollars) in China's digital economy from 2020 to 2025, an industry expert said Saturday.

Wang Zhiqin, deputy director of the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) under the Ministry of Industry and...

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In China Industrial Profits decreased 1.7 percent in the First Seven Months of 2019

In the first seven months of 2019, the profits made by industrial enterprises above the designated size achieved 3,497.7 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 1.7 percent (calculated on comparable basis, taking into account factors such as the standard adjustment according to the statistical system, the enhancement of statistical law enforcement, the elimination of data, and the enterprise...

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Communiqué on National Expenditures on Science and Technology in 2018

Communiqué on National Expenditures on Science and Technology in 2018 [1]

National Bureau of Statistics

Ministry of Science and Technology

Ministry of Finance

August 30, 2019

In 2018, China’s total expenditures on science and technology (S&T) have increased, and the investment in research...

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Purchasing Managers Index for August 2019

  1. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index

In August 2019, China’s manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) was 49.5 percent, slightly fell 0.2 percent point from the previous month.

In the view of enterprise scale, the PMI of large-sized enterprise was 50.4 percent, down 0.3 percent point from last month, still stayed in the extension...

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Google is helping to power a US immigration cloud project, new documents show

US Citizenship and Immigration Services has a contract for Google services by Colin Lecher theverge.com

Google is facing another internal crisis as employees demand answers from executives on how the company works with US immigration services. Workers have pressed management on whether the company will offer cloud services to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), concerned...

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