Tuesday, June 16, 2020
New mechanism to direct funds to counties: China will set up a special transfer payment mechanism to ensure that fiscal funds directly benefit businesses and people, an executive meeting of the State Council decided on June 9.
Monday, June 8, 2020
Governments around the world are responding forcefully to the COVID-19 crisis with a combined fiscal and monetary response that has already reached 10% of global GDP. Yet according to the latest global assessment from the United Nations Department of...
Global, America, United States, Asia, China
Monday, May 18, 2020
As the world continues to grapple with the unfolding COVID-19 crisis, many in Africa are worried not only about its spread but about the pandemic's long-term economic consequences as well. But long before our attention was captured by this virus, African...
Africa, Africa - General, Asia, China
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
How products such as food and clothes are produced and brought to consumers – a set of activities known as value chains – is critical to reducing poverty and hunger, creating jobs and ensuring decent work, innovation and economic growth. If the...
Global, Africa, Africa - General, Asia, Bangladesh, China, South Korea, Taiwan
Thursday, May 7, 2020
China or america: which is the land of rugged self-reliance and which of the government handout? Judging by support for people on low incomes amid the coronavirus crisis, the answer is surprising. America has dramatically scaled up benefits for those out...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
China has pledged to lend more support to companies with multi-faceted measures in a renewed commitment to protecting jobs for its workforce amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, an official said Wednesday.