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China's GDP in the first half of 2020 decreased by 1.6%

China's GDP for the first half of 2020 decreased by 1.6% yoy under the impact of the pandemic COVID-19, according to data published on Thursday by the state statistical Bureau of China.

The document notes that thanks to the coordinated efforts of the entire country in the fight against the epidemic is coronavirus and the recovery of the production of "national economy of China in the first half of 2020 has moved from slowdown to growth".

The growth of China's GDP in the second quarter of 2020 amounted to 3.2%

The growth of China's GDP in the second quarter of 2020 amounted to 3.2% after a sharp drop in the ground due to pandemic coronavirus, according to data published on Thursday by the state statistical Bureau of China.

"The growth of China's GDP in the second quarter of 2020 amounted to 3.2%," - said in the report.

The Future Of China — West. But not what you think

It's official: a key area of application of the economic efforts of China in the coming years will be China itself — more precisely, its Western part. The plan, called "Go West", was published last spring. In the fall he will be specific, as will be indicators of future five-year plan (2021-2025). And now started the discussion of the main details and particulars.

What in China is called the West, is three quarters of the territory of the country, but is inhabited by only a quarter of the population. Americans are familiar with this situation, they learn exactly the same West took, in fact, the whole 19th century.

Summit EU-China takes place in a videoconference mode

The head of the European Council, Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is carried out in a Monday video-conference with Premier of the state Council of China Li Keqiang and President XI Jinping of China, is spoken in the message of the EU Council.

"Today's summit EU-China gives a much-needed opportunity to move forward on all aspects of our cooperation", - he wrote on Twitter von der Leyen. According to her, the summit discussed issues of trade cooperation, climate change, digitalization, dealing with the consequences of the crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus, and human rights and foreign policy.

China dealt a crushing blow in the global economic war

It is very likely that the US President will have to escape from the burning American cities and belligerent statements against the rioters that swept America. The fact that the authorities in Beijing, according to media reports, decided to take this opportunity to remind you that at the front of the trade war between the US and China were only uneasy truce, and not a full peace, and that at the most inopportune Donald trump moment the war might break out with renewed vigor.

Bloomberg and many Asian media including Hong Kong's South China Morning Post reported that Chinese state companies allegedly ordered to suspend imports of U.S. agricultural products.

Beijing will apply in Hong Kong, the laws of his opponent

Last week, Washington promised sanctions against Beijing over what China enacted the law on the protection of national security with relevance to Hong Kong. This event or not? Yes, because it is seen as evolving has, in fact, a massive cold war between the two first powers of the world. And the reason for the exacerbation is secondary.

In fact, and in General may in fact not be. So, at the end in the Beijing session of the Chinese Parliament had just adopted a resolution stating that this law needs to develop. This will take the current year-round Permanent Committee (of the Chinese parliamentary system is a two-story, much like our former Congress of people's deputies and Supreme Soviet). It is expected that "the Hong Kong bill" will be accepted until August, although it is not a fact. However, this innovation is discussed almost worldwide and has become the reason for the angry reaction from Washington. As well as the occasion to showcase Hong Kong's radicals (long gone).