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Flowers, fresh fish and movies: China is spending again, cautiously

Indian Express 07 Feb 2023
Two months after China abruptly abandoned its stringent \u201czero-Covid\u201d policies and let the virus sweep through its population with deadly effect, the country\u2019s economy has begun to recover ... That was when China enjoyed a flurry of spending after seeming to have vanquished Covid with the lockdown in Wuhan.
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China’s luxury market shrank 10% in 2022 – Bain

The Philadelphia Inquirer 07 Feb 2023
The luxury market grew 42 percent annually between 2019 and 2021 but its fortunes changed in 2022, after China doubled down on stamping ...
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China's luxury market shrank 10% in 2022 -Bain

Reuters 07 Feb 2023
The luxury market grew 42% annually between 2019 and 2021 but its fortunes changed in 2022, after China doubled down on stamping out COVID-19 with city-wide lockdowns and a regulatory crackdown hit the property sector and fuelled unemployment ... China's military has shown growing interest in high-altitude balloons, article with image.
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China's alleged spy balloon is the perfect symbol of its clumsiness

The Philadelphia Tribune 07 Feb 2023
Today, in a remarkable turnaround, China is the country that veers between COVID-19 lockdowns and casual sacrifice of elders, between clobbering its real estate sector and coddling it, between persecuting its entrepreneurial champions and promising to make nice ... Zambia is ground zero of China’s self-defeating obstinacy.
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US plans 200pc tariff on Russian aluminum as soon as this week  

Hong Kong Standard 07 Feb 2023
Russia, the world’s largest aluminum producer after China, has been a significant source of material for the US market ... Aluminum prices dropped about 15 percent last year amid worries of a slowing global economy and the ongoing pandemic lockdowns in China, the world’s largest consumer.  .
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Climate Change Saved Europe From Putin This Winter

Time 07 Feb 2023
... or if Putin is assassinated, or if China invades Taiwan. Other variables at play include how fast China gets its industrial sectors back up and running after years of COVID-19 lockdowns, with Chinese reemergence expected to put huge demand strain on global energy commodities.
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North Korea ruling party meeting to address 'urgent' agricultural needs

Reuters 06 Feb 2023
Asia PacificcategorySenior Taiwan opposition leader to visit China amid continued tensions, article with image ... Those lockdowns have partially eased in recent months, with some trade resuming between North Korea and Russia and China, though at still limited levels ... China has reasons to keep cool after U.S.
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North Korea ruling party meeting to address ‘urgent’ agricultural needs

FX Empire 06 Feb 2023
... COVID-19 lockdowns ... Border trade has further been choked off by self-imposed lockdowns aimed at preventing COVID-19 outbreaks. Those lockdowns have partially eased in recent months, with some trade resuming between North Korea and Russia and China, though at still limited levels.
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Opec chief bullish on global oil market outlook as China reopens

Upstream Online 06 Feb 2023
Opec secretary general Haitham Al Ghais has foreacast an upbeat outlook for global oil markets as China reopens after prolonged Covid-19 lockdowns ... China’s sudden abandonment of its zero-Covid policy has raised the prospects of an economic ...
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Saudi Arabia raises oil prices for March

Gulf News 06 Feb 2023
The moves came despite crude prices having fallen about 7 per cent this year, as rising interest rates in the US and Europe counter optimism about a rebound in China’s demand following the ending of coronavirus lockdowns ... The group’s secretary-general, Haitham Al Ghais, said he was more upbeat on China.
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China lost influence in Asia due to anti-Covid restrictions: report

La Prensa Latina 06 Feb 2023
Sydney, Australia, Feb 6 (EFE).- China lost ... Throughout the pandemic, China applied hardline restrictions, including lockdowns and border closures, eventually triggering protests across the country that appeared to prompt the dismantling of its zero-Covid policy after three years.
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China threat after sharp power decline

The Daily Telegraph Australia 06 Feb 2023
China suffered a big drop in its influence in Asia over the past year, with the fallout from Covid lockdowns being largely blamed, according to a new report ....
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Oil Production Faces ‘Serious Problem’ in 2024, With Implication for Prices, Says Goldman Sachs

The Epoch Times 06 Feb 2023
The sanctions against Russian oil exports and rising demand from China, as it ends its zero-COVID lockdown policy, is expected to raise ...
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A US Political Divide on Shoot-down of Chinese Spy Balloon

Beijing News 06 Feb 2023
Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden's transportation chief, told CNN's "State of the Union" show that China's deployment of the balloon was "an unacceptable intrusion on American sovereignty." ... China Balloon ... China has not said where it had intended for the balloon to go ... China's foreign ministry said in a statement that the U.S ... and China.
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Asendia Expands Its Reach in North Asia with the Appointment of Joshua Mclarin as CEO of Asendia Hong Kong/ North Asia Today

Vietnam News 06 Feb 2023
Strict pandemic lockdowns and disruptions to global supply-chains have directed increasing consumers flows to online retailers, especially in China where most of the population has now embraced e-commerce[2] ... With China now coming out of the COVID related lockdowns, I believe that ...

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