Zhou Shuchun, member of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee and publisher and editor-in-chief of China Daily, called the RCEP a win-win proposition when delivering welcoming remarks via video link at the opening ceremony of the Greater Bay Area Conference on Tuesday. Check out this video to see his full speech.
Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterDec 1 (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's second foreign exchange report, yet to be released, risks labeling some U.S. trading partners as currency manipulators, although the department held off from applying that label in its last report.The foreign exchange manipulator designation is based on three broad criteria: a $20 billion-plus trade surplus with the United States, a current account surplus exceeding 2% of GDP, and currency intervention exceeding 2% of gross domestic product.The Treasury in April stopped short of formally branding Vietnam, Switzerland and Taiwan as currency manipulators even though they tripped
TOKYO - Japan"s transportation ministry on Wednesday requested airlines to stop bookings for incoming flights to Japan for one month as fears are growing among people over the Omicron variant of the COVID-19. However, people with existing bookings will still be able to fly into Japan. The decision came after a second case of the Omicron variant was reported in the country. The strain was detected in a man in his 20s who arrived from Peru at Narita Airport near Tokyo on Saturday. Earlier on Wednesday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno announced the government would ban all foreign travelers from