In July 2020, the number of freight train departures on China-Europe international rail freight routes reached 1,232, which is 68 percent. increased compared to the same month last year. This was reported by the China State Railway Corporation /CSRC/.
The official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Zhao Lijian at today’s press conference reiterated that China is not interested in any way and will never interfere in the American presidential elections.
The Internet version of the leading Chinese newspaper People’s Daily reported that in the first seven months of this year, the volume of goods transported by freight trains through the Khorgos checkpoint increased by more than 1.5 times (Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, North-West China), on the railway routes China - Europe and China - Central Asia, Dunyo news agency reported.
On 4 August, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin in Beijing noted that China is categorically against the US deployment of medium-range ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region and Europe.
China on Tuesday announced a decision to suspend extradition and judiciary assistance treaties between its Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Canada, Australia and Britain, Xinhua reported.
China has ordered the closure of the US consulate in Chengdu city, in a tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries.
Passengers on flights to China are required to provide negative nucleic acid test results before boarding, the country’s civil aviation regulator said Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.
China launched a Mars probe on Thursday, aiming to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission, and taking the first step in its planetary exploration of the solar system, Xinhua reported.
Beijing’s regional gross domestic product (GDP) was down 3.2 percent year on year to 1.62 trillion yuan (about 232 billion U.S. dollars) in the first half of this year, local authorities said on Monday.
Commenting on the decision of the British government to ban the use of 5G equipment from Huawei, on 15 July at a press conference, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying noted that this decision would seriously damage the interests of Chinese companies and shatter mutual trust in Sino-British cooperation.