China, Britain need to tap cooperative potential: ex-ambassador

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China and Britain should enhance pragmatic cooperation in various areas and properly handle differences, said former Chinese Ambassador to Britain Ma Zhengang on Sunday.
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Eurozone registers 81.8 bln euro trade surplus in 2012

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The eurozone’s trade in goods recorded a surplus of 81.8 billion euro (109.2 billion U.S. dollars) in 2012, compared with a deficit of 15.7 billion euro in 2011, Eurostat said Friday.
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China to approve more solar projects

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SmallChinese authorities are to approve more domestic solar projects, to support the Chinese solar companies that are suffering from trade obstacles in the US and Europe.
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China’s Canton Fair sees declining participants, turnover

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Visitors pass by the booth of a building and ornament material company at the 111th Canton Fair in Guangzhou (Photo/Xinhua)
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Chongqing’s 2012 foreign trade volume up 11.3pc to 5.16 million tonnes

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FROM January to August, Chongqing recorded an international cargo volume of 5.16 million tonnes, 11.3 per cent higher over the same period in 2011.
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China now second biggest US potato consumer as annual volume soars 57pc

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CHINA is now the second largest market for US potato exports – after Canada – up 57 per cent to 99,219 tonnes in the marketing year ending June 30, according to the United States Potato Board (USPB).
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Japan’s “island purchase” to have negative impact on trade ties: official

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The Japanese government’s move to “purchase” the Diaoyu Islands will inevitably have a negative impact on the Sino-Japan economic and trade ties, China’s vice minister of commerce Jiang Zengwei said Thursday.

Jiang made the remarks at a news briefing.

Source: Xinhua

Chinese premier calls for open Eurasian markets

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U.S. Secretary of State to visit six countries

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will start a 10-day foreign travel on Thursday that will take her to the Cook Islands, Indonesia, China, Timor-Leste, Brunei and Russia, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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Merkel offers support for Canada-EU free trade deal

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C, front) signs the official guestbook before meeting with Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada on August 16, 2012. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper received a boost Thursday from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for his country’s bid to formalize a free trade pact with the European Union (EU) and termed the relationship with Germany as one of “certain friends in an uncertain world.”
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