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Jiang Hao, partner at global consultancy Roland Berger, said China’s nighttime economy has great potential. As the country ha

 上海千花网s risen to become the second-largest economy in the world, people’s consumption capacity and willingness to buy are c

onstantly increasing. In the fast pace of city life, many people go shopping only after working during the day.

“The night economy gives people more time to buy and increases their choice, which will bri

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According to market consultancy iiMedia Research, 60 percent of consumption in China occurs at nigh

t. In the past three years, the country’s nighttime consumption has grown by 17 percent on average.

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sk. In Beijing, a series of policies were rolled out last month to encourage after-dusk eco

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nd later closing hours at tourist spots, museums, sports grounds and art galleries.

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ir business hours, or presenting special late-night shows or night-tour programs.

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ber 2016, has already benefited from 24-hour operation at all its more than 800 outlets.

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ce biogas, but when it started in 2017, about 30 to 40 percent of the waste it received con

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The purity of the kitchen waste rose significantly in 2018 when S

hanghai announced an action plan for trash sorting, and now after the implemen

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o open by the end of July on Chongming Island, Shanghai, that will use kit

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The center is operated by Shanghai Yuanshi Environment and will work as a biotechnology demonstration area.上海千花网品茶微信

“If our technology meets market requirements, we hope it can be applied in other distr

icts in Shanghai,” said Na Chenning, co-founder of Shanghai Yuanshi Environment, adding that the profit

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Apart from waste treatment, many startups are eyeing opportunities in other parts of the long value chain.

Yang Fei, a lecturer of economics at Zhejiang University of Science and Techn上海千花网

ology, said the compulsory trash sorting will make once valueless trash profitable.

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duced 215 million tons of domestic waste in 2017, up nearly 60 percent from 2001.

The State Council plans to reach a recycling rate of at least 35 percent of domestic waste in the 46 major cities by 2020.

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 composer Dmitri Shostakovich’s String Quartet No 8’s first movement during the 90-minute concert.

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. Now 30, he was born in Beijing and started to learn the cello at the ripe old age of 8.

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al music”, he says. “That’s why we’ve been trying to do our bit to help usher them

上海千花网into the world of classical music with simple and fun knowledge and anecdotes about the art form and the works.”

Yang and the band have a loyal following. Hsieh Peiwen is one of the

m. She flew from Taipei to Beijing to attend the quartet’s concert on June 16.上海千花网女神会所

“The musicians of the quartet use simple language and easy-to-understand stories to explain the history of classical music. This a

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“The quartet has solid technique and the musicians are dedicated to popularizing classical m上海千花网女神会所

usic among audiences who may have no classical music training or background. It’s inspiring,” she adds.

The quartet is performing at the National Library Arts Center to Aug 24.

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jor, K 465, and Franz Schubert’s Death and the Maiden, String Quartet No 14 in D Minor, D 810.

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rvatory of Music. The other members are viola player Qi Wang and violinist Su Yajing. Violinist Ma Weijia, a co-foun上海千花网女神会所

der of the quartet, left in 2011 and joined the string quartet at the National Center for the Performing Arts.

Yang relayed how Shostakovich was influenced by World War II, and how the compo

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o years in his hometown in Southwest China’s Yunnan province observing and researching ethnic folk music.上海千花网

The quartet reached out to the audience and established a bond as they explained each piece of work before performing it.

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s and their pieces, as well as photos, the quartet highlighted the appeal, centr

ality and emotion of classical music to the audience, especially the younger members.

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Liu Xiangdong, a rese上海千花网the China Center for Int

ternational Economic Exchanges, said besides the policies launched to further stimulate c

上海千花网onsumption upgrade, the authorities needed to regulate the consumption environment in elderly car

e, healthcare and information while easing market entry in the healthcare, education and elderly care industries.

上海千花网Foreign companies are also showing a positive attitude toward the Chinese market.

“The implementation of more opening-up policies in the field of consumption is contributing to the shift of China’s econom

ic growth model from investment orientation to consumption orientation, which is more sustainable,” said St上海千花网品茶微信

phane Rinderknech, CEO of L’Oreal China, one of the world’s leading beauty products makers.

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ortunities in China. With a continuously improving business environment, consumers’ trust and

our great China dream team, we are confident in making China the number one market for L’Oreal Group in the near fut

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d companies will further stimulate China’s domestic consumption and benefit consumers.”

Faced with trade friction with the United States, experts believe consumption will play a major

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“China is a market with a population of 1.4 billion and 400 million middle-income earners, and there is a strong dem

and for consumption upgrade,” said Wang Bin, an official at the Ministry of Commerce. “The domestic consumption ma

rket is full of potential and it is China’s biggest advantage to maintain long-term stable development.”

Rural areas offer more consumption potential, according to experts.

“The country’s exports in the first five months (of 2019) had been increasing but at a slower pace… in the future, the trade surp

lus will inevitably narrow,” said Xu Hongcai, deputy chief economist at the China Center for International Economic E

xchanges, arguing that the degree of dependence on foreign trade will decrease.

He said the country needed to turn to domestic demand to power ec

onomic growth, and the country’s ongoing urbanization offered large potential.

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She also said that 96 percent of Polish companies are

e small and medium-sized enterprises, many of which are family businesses and contribute the greater part of the country’s GDP.

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uality of its food, such as apples and milk, which are already available on the Chinese m

arket. We believe that Chinese consumers will be more open for new tastes of Polish food in the near future,” Skoczek said.

He said the CISMEF is an international event which features the highest level, largest scale and most wid

e-ranging influence in the Asia-Pacific region and specially serves SMEs. Over the past 13 years, 16 countries and international organizations in Asia, Europe, Oceania, America (North上海千花网

America and South America) and Africa have been invited to host the exhibition, with its international influence growing year by year.

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Currently, 31 countries, regions and organizations have confirmed their participation and booked 1,028 booths, including South Africa,

UNIDO, Egypt (first time), Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Greece, the UAE, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, Japan, Poland, Sri Lanka, Russia, Sou

th Korea, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Iran, Nigeria, Germany, Indonesia, the USA, Spain, Australia, Qatar, Brazil, New Zealand, Israel, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao.

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oad; China-Africa Cooperation Mechanism and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area; Africa pavilion; Central and Eastern Euro

pe pavilion; Middle East pavilion and Hong Kong; and the Macao & Taiwan pavilion will be set up to present distinctive products and 上海千花网女神会所quality services.

A wide range of practical events, such as the second Asia-Europe SME Financing Seminar, SME Cross-border M

atchmaking Seminar and Business Promotion of Overseas Exhibition Groups and Purchase Presentation, will be held conc

urrently to build a capital, technology and intelligence networking platform for Chinese and foreign SMEs.

With 6,000 standard booths and an exhibition area of 150,000 square meters, the 14th CISMEF is hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Info

rmation Technology of the People's Republic of China, the State Administration for Industry & Commerce, the People

's Government of Guangdong Province, the Department of Small Business Development of South Africa and UNIDO.

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Last year, Moutai achieved whole-year sales revenu

ue of 75 billion yuan, up 23 percent year-on-year. Its net profit totaled 34 billion yuan, jumping 25 percent over the previous year, its earnings report said.

上海千花网This year, Moutai aims to achieve sales revenue of 100 billion yuan, growing 14 p

ercent year-on-year, and reaching a net profit of 45 billion yuan. The company said it is strong and confident enough to drive further growth.

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上海千花网上海品茶white-horse stocks have seen continued steady growth. The climbing share price of Mout

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her themed stocks are being marginalized,” said Yang Delong, chief economist at the Shenzhen-based First Seafront Fund.

Market demand for liquor products will likely remain strong, and major spirit makers a

上海千花网上海品茶re expected to witness more steady and structural growth and continue to remain competitive, Zhongtai Securities said in its report.

As the sun sets and the temperatures begin to cool, the evening heats up as night markets start to boom, especially during holidays and festivals.上海千花网上海品茶

The nighttime economy means people can dine, shop and enjoy entertainment at night.上海千花网

Some cities including Beijing, Shanghai, and Jinan have published policies to support and promote the nighttime economy.

China’s electric car startup NIO recalled 4,803 ES8 vehicles, about one-third of the company’s first batch for delivery, Beijing Youth Daily reported on Friday.

The company also promised to compensate all property losses caused by accidents due to battery quality上海千花网上海品茶 according to law, the report said.

Starting from June 27, the company recalled the 4,803 ES8 electric vehicles with power battery packs manufactured between April 2, 2018, and Oct 19, 2018, a上海千花网上海品茶ccording to a notice from the State Administration for Market Regulation.

The power battery pack used in the vehicle within this recall range is equipped with a module of the specification model NEV-P50, which has the voltage sampling harness in an improper position, where it could cause a fire.

In 2018 the trade volume for food service at night increased 47 percent year-on-year,上海千花网上海品茶

which is 2 percentage points faster than the growth rate for food consumption during the day, accordin

g to statistics jointly issued by the China Tourism Academy and online consumption service provider Meituan Dianping.

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With the rapid develo上海千花网女神会所tificial intelligen

nce and other tec上海千花网女神会所hnologies, some traditional professions will be replaced by new ones and universities n

eed to update their specializations so as to meet the changing demands of the workplace.

If anything, the national college entrance examination can be compared to a way station in a person’s life journey. It is hard to do a great job in gaokao, but it is even

harder to equip oneself well enough, whether at college or not, for what will unfold in the next section of the journey.

The growing number of gaokao examinees has resulted in an intensified scr

amble to squeeze through the doors into university, with accompanying pressure of being a winner or lo

ser in that competition. Yet the changing nature of work means that for some, vocational education may be the bes

t way station that better serves their interests and offers the path to a rewarding career.

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d other leaders of the Sha上海千花网女神会所n Organizatio

member count上海千花网女神会所ries and observer states, as well as r

epresentatives of regional and international bodies, head for group photo

s during the 19th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, June

Xi called for joint efforts to fight the three evil forces — terrorism, separatism and extremism — as well as be

efing up security measures and halting the flow of terrorists and extremist forces.

Noting that Afghanistan is a neighbor of SCO countries and an important observer state in the organiz

ation, Xi said the SCO firmly supports an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process.

SCO countries should cultivate new cooperation areas in such fields

as digital economy, ecommerce, artificial intelligence and big data, he said.

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As for global GDP, manufacturing employment and

trade, they could decline by 0.134 percent, 0.323 percent and 0.869 percent. Th

e US tariff hikes therefore will increase the economic pain of the US and world economies.

Agricultural products, chemicals and chemical products, textiles and g

arments are the main US items targeted by China’s higher tariffs. But despite the higher tar

iffs providing some protection for domestic industries, Chinese consumers might have to pay more to purchase them.

In the first four months of this year, the volume of Sino-US trade dropped by 15.7 percent to $161.23 billion. In terms of product

structure, US exports of raw materials and foods to China saw the biggest decline, among which the export of so

ybeans plummeted by half in March compared with the same period last year. And US exports of plant products, mi

nerals, jewelry and precious metals declined by more than 85 percent in the first quarter.

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That is something we need in the moment of the 21st century,”

Solana hailed the development of relations between China and the Europea

n Union, saying they could work together to uphold the existing international system.

“I think cooperation between China and the European Union is very impor

tant. And fortunately, that relationship now is in a good direction,” said Solana, who se

rved as the EU’s high representative for common foreign and security policy between 1999 and 2009.

He expected China to play a bigger role in the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osa

ka, Japan, saying that leaders of major powers should sit down and have productive talks.

He hailed the Belt and Road Initiative, and said it is a good platform for international cooperation.

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