A month before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released its Section 301 investigation report in March of this year and provoked the current US-China trade war, the American Chamber of Commerce in China released its “China Business Climate Survey Report.” The report said that in 2017, 73 percent of American companies achieved profitability in China, and 74 percent of its members plan to expand their investment in China this year - the highest percentage recorded in recent years. The survey also shows about 60 percent of its member companies regard China as one of the top three investment destinations, and 46 percent of respondents saying that they believe China will further open its market to foreign investment over the next three years. Another 62 percent of respondents believe that the transparency of China’s government policy and communication has improved over the past five years. The report shows that most of the American companies in China are optimistic about the country’s market.
A total of 24 people have been injured in two 5.0-magnitude earthquakes that jolted southwest China's Yunnan Province in the early hours of Monday and Tuesday seperately, local authorities said.
China's Civial Aviation Administration recently said at a press conference that China has signed bilateral agreements on air transportation with 62 Belt and Road countries, including Russia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Egypt.
A series of tailored policies have been released by a number of Chinese mainland authorities to help cross-Strait economic and cultural exchanges and cooperation, a mainland spokesman said Monday.