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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the 10th summit of the BRICS countries(Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Following regular meetings among their countries’ ministers throughout the year, the annual BRICS summit serves as a platform for BRICS heads of state and government to affirm their joint commitments within the political bloc for the year ahead.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus surpassed Samsung and Apple as the fast-growing premium (price of over $436) smartphone brand in India, a report has showed.
China's e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and global coffee giant Starbucks announced on Thursday a deep, strategic new retail partnership to transform the country's coffee industry.
Not many people would eat ice cream in the middle of winter, but Russian dairy producers who plan to showcase their ice creams at China's first import expo this November are hoping for more than just sales.
Liu Guiping, deputy mayor of Chongqing city, led a Chinese delegation to visit the EKOL logistics company in Hungary and held a forum to discuss about the cooperation prospects.
United News Report, on 6th July, deputy mayor of Chongqing city Liu Guiping led a governmental delegation of nine people to visit the EKOL logistics company in Hungary and held a forum to discuss about the cooperation prospects.
The consular district of the Consulate General of Hungary in Chongqing covers five provinces and one city including Chongqing city, Sichuan province, Yunnan province, Guizhou province, Gansu province and Shaanxi province.
Volkswagen said it has agreed to cooperate with China’s FAW Group and the China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Research Institute (ICV) on technologies including e-mobility, connectivity and autonomous driving.
Chinese technology titan Xiaomi and cloud service provider Kingsoft Cloud on Wednesday jointly unveiled the new intelligent network platform, to improve the user experience and solve network problems such as high latency, network congestion and cybersecurity.
“It is in the interests of both Central Europe and the whole of the EU for cooperation with China to be tightened”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared following a meeting of the heads of government of China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries (China-CEEC) in Sofia, Bulgaria. At the meeting, Hungary was represented by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations pledged to deepen cooperation in new energy car development, especially in realms such as technical exchange, regulations and public services, officials and experts from both parties said on Wednesday.
Nokia has just announced the signing of a frame agreement with the leading Chinese telecom China Mobile. In the next 12 months, the Finns will deliver mobile, fixed, IP routing, optical transport, and customer experience management.
Representatives from more than 2,000 Chinese and Israeli companies attended the 4th China-Israel Investment Summit in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong province, from July 2 to 3.
Later in July, the 11th China UK Entrepreneurship Competition will launch. The competition aims to encourage new business ventures between China and UK. It is intended to simulate the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms.
Entrepreneurs and former government officials from China and South Korea released a joint statement on Friday to further promote economic cooperation and bilateral trade, especially in the areas of advanced manufacturing, the digital economy, healthcare, energy and the service industry.
Italian and Chinese entrepreneurs, experts and officials Thursday gathered at the Milan stock exchange for a conference to discuss ways to seize opportunities from the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.
The 29th China Harbin International Economy and Trade Fair opened Thursday in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, featuring cooperation and exchange between China and Russia at local levels. Fifteen delegations from Russia will attend the trade fair and hold discussions with their Chinese counterparts in fields of trade, tourism, culture, and sports.
China has become one of the leading investors in France, as an increasing number of Chinese investors are investing heavily in this European country. A total of 1,298 investment decisions were made in France last year, with China as a leading Asian investor in the country, said Florent Mangin, deputy director of Business France China, a national agency supporting the international development of the French economy.
Huawei aims to accelerate digital transformation across all industries by boosting innovation on new information and communications technology (known as ICT) and creating intelligent connectivity, according to senior representatives of the company.