Tag «China»

China to Continue Driving Global Silver Market Forward

  (September 12, 2018 – Shenzhen, China) China will continue to be a major driver in the global silver market for years to come, fueled by continued industrial demand and silver mining activity.  China is by far the largest consumer of silver globally, accounting for 18% of global fabrication demand in recent years.  In addition, …

China leads the way for beverage alcohol ecommerce

New study shows that Chinese consumers spend four times more on online alcohol purchases than the US, while France and the UK have the most developed ecommerce sectors LONDON – Online alcohol sales are developing fast in China, growing at around 15% per year, according to the IWSR Ecommerce Study: A strategic roadmap for alcoholic …

IFAD’s External Relations and Governance chief in China to visit rural families and meet with senior officials

Beijing, 26 June 2018 – Charlotte Salford, Associate Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is in China this week to meet with senior officials of the government, partners from the private sector as well as participants in IFAD-supported projects. IFAD is a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating rural …

United Nations and China invite applications to conduct experiments on-board China’s Space Station

VIENNA, 28 May 2018 (UN Information Service) –The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and China’s Manned Space Agency (CMSA) have invited applications from United Nations Member States to conduct experiments on-board China’s Space Station (CSS). In 2016 UNOOSA and CMSA signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to develop the space …

Copper & Brass Fabricators Council Seeks Tariffs on Imports from China

(May 14, 2018  Washington, DC)  On Friday, May 11th, the Copper and Brass Fabricators Council (CBFC) filed comments with the Section 301 Committee of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) seeking the inclusion of certain copper and copper alloy semi-fabricated mill products in the list of products to be subject to duties under the Administration’s …

IRENA to Help Deliver Low-Carbon 2022 Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China

International Renewable Energy Agency to support Zhangjiakou, in Hebei Province,  become China’s first energy transition pilot city Zhangjiakou, China: 24 March 2018 — The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has today signed a co-operation agreement with the People’s Government of Hebei Province, China to provide the city of Zhangjiakou with a renewable energy roadmap that …