MOFCOM hosts hearing on anti-dumping investigation of EU brandy

A hearing on an anti-dumping investigation into imported brandy from the EU was held at China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Thursday, attended by stakeholders from 26 parties, including the EU Delegation to China, and embassies of several EU member countries including France, Spain and Italy, as well as business representatives. A Chinese expert said […]

Shenzhen customs seizes 20.74 grams of marijuana concealed in passenger’s pants

Customs officers in Luohu Port, Shenzhen city, South China's Guangdong Province, shared details of a recent smuggling case in which a passenger attempted to bring 20.74 grams of marijuana into the country by hiding it in his pants, according to China's General Administration of Customs on Monday. According to Luohu Customs, a passenger appeared very […]

China highly values relations with Iran, stands ready to work with new government: FM

China highly values its relations with Iran and stands ready to work with its new government for the continued advancement of the China-Iran comprehensive strategic partnership, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday after President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian said Iran "looks forward to more extensive" cooperation with China. The friendly exchanges between our two countries date […]

OpenAI ban expected to spur domestic Chinese LLM development despite short-term impact: experts

Tuesday marks the first day that China is excluded from OpenAI's API service. Despite the obvious short-term impact on Chinese developers, this move is also expected to encourage Chinese companies to reduce their reliance on OpenAI and transition to domestic models, observers noted. Announced at the end of June, the ban officially took effect on […]

US’ trade bullying exposes lack of confidence: Chinese FM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday sharply criticized the US' latest move to significantly hike tariffs on an array of Chinese goods, including electric vehicles (EVs). He said that the US' relentless crackdown measures amounted to typical bullying, exposed Washington's lack of confidence rather than strength, and will not stop China's development. On the […]

Local governments launch plans for industrial equipment renewal

Governments of nearly 10 Chinese provinces and regions recently issued detailed plans for industrial equipment renewal based on local conditions, further supporting industrial enterprises' capacity upgrade amid increasing demand.   Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region on May 8 released an action plan to promote large-scale renewal of industrial equipment, covering eight sectors including metallurgy, […]