Wednesday, October 31, 2018MONTHLY International Department of the CPC Central CommitteeBEIJING REVIEW  PDF
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Freeing reserve cash
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Building up steam
China remains on track to achieve its full-year economic growth target despite headwinds More
Unwise moves
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A rising star
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A blooming desert
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Bearing fruit
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Major events in October 2018
October 8: China launches blockchain pilot zone
China's first blockchain pilot zone was launched in south China's Hainan Province on October 8. Based in Hainan Resort Software Community (RSC), the zone includes a blockchain research institute, which was jointly established by RSC and University College Oxford Blockchain Research Centre at Oxford University.
October 9: China to channel more energy into mass entrepreneurship and innovation
China will channel more energy into mass entrepreneurship and innovation to push forward high-quality development, said Premier Li Keqiang in a written instruction to the opening ceremony of the national mass entrepreneurship and innovation week, held on September 9 in Chengdu.
October 11: Official upbeat on steady 2018 growth
China's economy is set to continue its steady run for the rest of the year despite lingering market headwinds, said Ning Jizhe, Deputy Head of the National Development and Reform Commission.
October 14: Book of Xi's discourses on building a community with a shared future for humanity published
A book of Xi Jinping's discourses on "promoting the building of a community with a shared future for humanity" has been published by the Central Party Literature Press and will be distributed across the country in October 14.
October 18: Xi sends congratulatory letter to Taihu World Cultural Forum Annual Conference
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the fifth annual conference of the Taihu World Cultural Forum which opened in Beijing on October 18.
October 24: Xi stresses building pilot FTZs toward new heights of reform, opening up
President Xi Jinping has called for building the country's pilot free trade zones (FTZs) toward new heights of reform and opening-up in the new era. Xi made the remarks in an instruction on the development of pilot FTZs.
October 29: Leaders of 18 countries to attend China's 1st import expo
At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, leaders of 18 countries will attend the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) which runs from November 5 to 10 in Shanghai, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced on October 29.
October 31: China advances to global top 50 in business climate
China is now one of the top 50 economies in the world for ease of doing business, due to a record number of reforms carried out last year, according to the World Bank Group in its annual doing business report released October 31