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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Two Sessions Kick Off

In today’s episode: what to expect at the country's most important gathering in the annual political calendar; one of China’s poorest provinces is on a mission to boost consumption of its locally produced liquor; and what’s going on with China and Covid vaccines?

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  • Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: Pinduoduo Grapples with PR Disaster

    Plus, reigning champions of China’s premier soccer league cease operations; ‘total victory’ declared in the government’s mission to eradicate poverty; and expansion in the manufacturing sector continues to slow

    Mar 03, 2021 18:51 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Pace of China’s Covid Vaccine Rollout is Concerning, Warns Expert

    In today’s episode: Zhang Wenhong urges the country to speed up administering the jab to its population to achieve herd immunity; the northern province of Inner Mongolia takes aim against the energy-guzzling cryptocurrency mining industry; and why are so many Chinese lawmakers missing this year’s big annual political gathering?

    Mar 03, 2021 18:37 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: New Strain of African Swine Fever Spreading in China, Research Says

    In today’s episode: how a mutation of the virus could make complicate the country’s fight against the disease; Jiangsu Football Club could be heading for collapse after losing support from a major sponsor; and tech titan Tencent increases its bet on Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons

    Mar 02, 2021 18:14 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Oil Giant Gets Crude Awakening

    In today’s episode: U.S. to delist China’s largest offshore oil producer; Beijing’s latest pick for its special envoy for international climate negotiations; and the challenges China’s financial system will face meeting the nation’s ambitious emissions targets

    Mar 01, 2021 18:21 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Digital Covid Vaccine Passport Sparks Controversy

    In today’s episode: new app aims to encourage the resumption of international travel amid the pandemic, but concerns over data privacy and vaccine shortages linger; how conglomerate HNA ended up at the center of one China’s biggest bankruptcy cases; and Hong Kong reports its biggest export surge in nearly three decades

    Feb 26, 2021 17:33 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: How China Became World’s Top 5G Market

    In today’s episode: the Asian giant boasts 70% of the world’s base stations for the next-generation telecoms tech; Pinduoduo’s relentless pursuit of growth has left employees spending nearly all of their waking hours at work; and behind Beijing’s latest initiative to capture fugitives who have fled abroad

    Feb 25, 2021 19:02 PM

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  • Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: How Poorly Designed Drug Trials Put Lives At Risk

    Plus, China-Laos railway set to open for use in December 2021; the world’s second-largest economy considers easing capital controls to allow citizens to invest in overseas securities and insurance products; and Beijing increases its rare earth mining quotas, up 27.6% from the previous year

    Feb 25, 2021 11:46 AM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: China’s Foreign Minister Sets Out Path to Ease Sino-U.S. Tensions

    In today’s episode: Wang Yi calls for a reset of relations with U.S.; copper prices skyrocket above $9,000 a ton as shortfall triggers rally; and agricultural minister hints at support for genetically modified foods

    Feb 23, 2021 20:21 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Diving into China’s Digital Currency Ambitions

    In today’s episode: what former central bank chief has to say on the nation’s plans to build its own digital currency payments system; Beijing increases rare earths output quotas to a record high, possibly easing fears of export ban; and the country's efforts to tackle chemicals and compounds in the water cycle that could potentially harm human health

    Feb 22, 2021 19:34 PM

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