Publishers from home and abroad gathered Monday to discuss C
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Over 200 people including publishers and experts from more than 60 overseas publishin
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As 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, various stories about the develo
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y of China Central Committee, who expected publishers from home and abroad to strengthen their exchanges and coope
ration based on these vivid stories, and create more works with global significance.
According to Niels Peter Thomas, managing director of the b上海夜生活女神会所
ook section of Springer Nature, to enhance the global influence of Chinese publications,
further cooperation between Chinese and foreign publishers is the most important step.
Also at the seminar, the “100 Titles of China Books Since 1949 for Translation and Promotion” w上海夜生活
as launched and displayed. The titles, actually 101 in number, include 37 in the hu
manities and social sciences, 34 in science and technology and 30 in literature and art.
上海夜生活女神会所The titles were selected by a panel, who considered the original fine works worth translating a
nd promoting overseas, as they reflect the achievements made in the course of China’s development.
The China Book International (CBI) project was launched in 2006, and currently has 38 member units.上海夜生活
By the end of 2018, the CBI had helped Chinese pub
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ses from 82 countries, covering 4,656 titles which have been translated into 57 languages.
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its services, while the three in Asia – Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai – carry a no-outside-food-and-drink policy.
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A high-level group of Chinese researchers and innovators attended the 2017 C
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esearch and innovation that has a budget of €30 billion ($35.3 billion), which was released in October in Beijing.
Thanks to huge demand in the emerging markets, China’s export of photovoltaic modules jumped 77.63 percent to 16.78 GW in
the first quarter, with exports value rising 31.89 percent to $4.39 billion, news portal Jiemian reported.
The report, citing newly released Import and Export Analysis Report of China’s Photovoltaic Prod
ucts in Q1 2019 by the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Pr
ducts, said the cut in prices of China’s photovoltaic modules boosted purchase of overseas buyers.
The top five export destinations of China’s photovoltaic products
in the first quarter were Vietnam, the Netherlands, India, Japan, and Australia, the report said.
Different from the first several batches of tariffs that focused more on industrial and agricultural products, the most rece
nt 25 percent tariffs on Chinese imports target mostly consumer products, including sneakers, clothing and furniture.
Trump has, on his Twitter account, asserted that “there is no reason for the U.S. Consumer to pay the Tariffs”.
The open letter, however, said “there should be no misunderstanding” that US consumers pay for tariffs on products that are imported.
“As an industry that faces a $3 billion duty bill every year, we can assure you that any incr
ease in the cost of importing shoes has a direct impact on the American footwear consumer,” it said.
It is an “unavoidable” fact that as prices go up at the border due to transportation costs, labor r
ate increases or additional duties, the consumer pays more for the product, the footwear trade and business association said.