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China en route to becoming IP powerhouse

China's achievements in the construction of an intellectual property system since its entry to the World Trade Organization show the country has become a big IP filer and is embarking on a journey toward becoming an IP powerhouse.

Shan Xiaoguang, president of Tongji University School of Law, made the remark in his recently published essay....

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20 measures rolled out to stimulate consumption

China has rolled out targeted measures to boost domestic consumption and pledged to further carry out reforms and apply new technologies to promote commerce as the country faces increasing external uncertainties and downward pressure.

The State Council, the country's Cabinet, outlined 20 measures to help promote consumer spending such as liberalizing car-buying restrictions, encouraging the...

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Shanghai to host next WorldSkills games

The flag of a major international skills event was handed over to Shanghai at the closing ceremony of the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia, on Aug 27.

Team China, with 16 gold medals, ranked No 1 in the medal tally among the 63 participating countries and regions in the event.

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Shanghai hosts 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference to boost innovation

SHANGHAI — The 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) is being held in China's economic hub Shanghai from Aug 29 to Aug 31 in a bid to boost AI cooperation and innovation globally.

With the theme of "Intelligent Connectivity, Infinite Possibilities," this year's event will focus on AI-enabled high-quality development to cope with the common...

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China Focus: Experts urge U.S. to respect market wisdom

SHANGHAI, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Policymakers in the United States should respect the rules of the market and refrain from self-harm by escalating trade frictions with China, Chinese experts said Wednesday.

Globalization in the past decades has made the "cake" of world economy bigger, and the United States has reaped huge benefits from the process,...

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China to start new tariff exemption process for U.S. imports

Enterprises, business associations or chambers of commerce in China can file product exclusion applications online starting Sept. 2 until Oct. 18, according to the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council.

BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- China on Wednesday announced it will soon start accepting applications for exemption from its second-round of additional tariffs on...

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Fujian Jinjiang: China offers Tax Rebates to Solve the Financing Problems of Export Enterprises

On August 28th, the Jinjiang Municipal Taxation Bureau of the State Administration of Taxation offer to the enterprise tax collectors to receive export invoices through the self-service tax terminal.

In order to help and solve the financinial problems of export enterprises, the taxation department of Jinjiang City, Fujian Province, launched the tax refund and...

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Top speed at Tesla Shanghai gigafactory

SHANGHAI, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- As Elon Musk, CEO of U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc., visits Shanghai this week, he will see first-hand how fast his gigafactory has been built.

In just over seven months since his previous visit, a gigantic plant covering 864,885 square meters has already taken shape on a piece of empty...

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Feature: Jump-starting China’s self-driving vehicle industry

CHONGQING, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) - With a screech of brakes and cheers from the audience, a heavy truck stopped just in front of a dummy.

From conventional car-markers and technology unicorns to universities and research institutions, leaders in China's booming self-driving car industry gathered at the six-day i-Vista Self-driving Cars Challenge at the ongoing 2019...

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China’s private firms rising to prominence in past 70 years

BEIJING — China's private enterprises have been growing fast in the past seven decades, achieving a prominent role in the economy, official data showed on Aug 26.

The country only had 443,000 private enterprises in 1996, and the number soared to 14.369 million in 2017, registering an average annual growth of 18 percent, the National Bureau...

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