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national IP Exchange Center for the Belt and Road Initiative, the local government said.
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down here is that SSGKC is relentless in its efforts to be as good as its global counterparts in terms of IP prote
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istration and the first overseas representative office of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.
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developed into a naturally harmonious community on the 123-square-kilometer plot.
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BeiGene, a Chinese biotechnology company, is building its state-of-the-art manufacturing site in SSGKC.
上海千花网The company was founded by Wang Xiaodong and John Oyler in 2010. Wang has served as a member of the National Aca
demy of Sciences in the US and a foreign associate of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
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KC and be distributed to the world in the future,” said a senior executive of BeiGene.
ternational Economic Exchanges, said besides the policies launched to further stimulate c
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e, healthcare and information while easing market entry in the healthcare, education and elderly care industries.
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“The implementation of more opening-up policies in the field of consumption is contributing to the shift of China’s econom
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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.
First, China has undisputable sovereignty over islands and their surrounding waters in the South China Sea, backed by a wealth of historical and legal basis,” Shao said.
For a long period of time, various nations’ normal passage and flight in the region have never been obstructed. “There i
s no issue over the freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea,” he said.
However, the US has frequently sent vessels and aircraft to trespass into Chinese mar
itime territory and airspace, and has conducted intense intelligence gathering and special drills in the region.
“These actions damage the peace and security of the region,” Shao said. “As a result, the PLA
has installed necessary defense equipment on the islands in accordance with security needs. This is within
the natural rights of a sovereign state, and a necessary measure to counter those provocative actions.”
reforms to foster an investor-friendly legal system, represented by strengthened information disclosure, prot
ection of investors’ rights and interests, and crackdown on legal breaches, Liu said.
China must promote the healthy development of the capital m
arket through key institutional innovations, the Political Bureau of the Communist Part
y of China Central Committee, the Party’s core leadership, said a statement released after a meeting on Friday.
Dong said the revised law is likely to be adopted by the end of the first half of the ye
ar, adding it is imperative and possible to expedite rolling out the revised version.
“Previously, controversies over the registration-based IPO system reform ha
ve prolonged the revision process, but now this factor has been largely lifted,” he said.
“As foreign investors are set to play a bigger role in China’s capital
market development, the revised law should also consider clarifying the rights and oblig
ations of overseas investors, to help them form a stable policy expectation,” said Xue Yi, an associate p
ieties introduced to the Philippines through the Green Super Rice project are capable of thriving in harsh environments and maintaining steady yields.
“After Typhoon Haiyan swept through Leyte Island in the central Phi
lippines in November 2013, we found that the Green Super Rice variety was one of the few that w
as still growing when submerged in saline water,” he said. “Local farmers were elated and regained hope.”
In West Africa, six Green Super Rice varieties with high-yield potential and strong tolerance to drought, salinity and iron to
xicity have been developed, and about 14.5 metric tons of such seeds were distributed to local rice breeders, ac
cording to Baboucarr Manneh, a researcher with the African Rice Center in Cote d’Ivoire.
“Moreover, about 500 scientists, technicians and farmers hav
e been trained in fields such as breeding, seed production and crop management th
rough the project. The training helps increase their capability and achieve sustainable growth in the future,” he said.