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detour before reaching a deal sooner or later, then the economic impact for consumers in China and t
he US, as well as other parts of the world, will be f
airly costly, said Chen Wenling, chief econ omist at the China Center for International Economic Exchanges.
they buy finished products or goods made from r aw materials and components, the tariffs still exist, Chen said.
ion will make goods produced by both countries less co mpetitive and cause large-scale job losses, said Chen.
uo, former vice-minister of commerce, said economic conflict s and trade friction between China and the US that draw global attention will happen fro
m time to time in the future, and these should be rationally regarded and prepared for.
oing supply-side structural reform, as it is still dominated by the 268-trillion-yuan banking system, the analysts said.
ucturing process will accelerate as more foreign capital moves in, which can boost competition in the domestic market, the analysts added.
In the med
ium term, continued financial reform and more opening-up measures co uld boost capital inflows, said Lillian Li, a vice-president at rating agency Moody’s.
disputes between China and the United States and uncertainty over monetary policy in global markets may dam pen capital inflows, and the pace of capital inflow is likely to fluctuate in the near term, she said.
e world’s second-largest equity market and the third-largest bond market, China will likely usher in more inte rnational capital flows in the longer term, if the nation further liberalizes its financial system, she added.
A special 3D printer worked next to a display cabinet filled with a variety of imitations of bo
dy parts at a funeral parlour in Guangzho
u, capital of southern China’s Guangdong province. The city’s funeral service center is trying to introduce the new technology to help restore remains damaged in accidents.
nt the deceased to leave with dignity,” said Yu Jiaqi (pseudonym), an embalming expert at the funeral parlor. Previously, the restoration was carried out manually, using plasticine, plaster and clay. A facial repair usually took 15 to 30 days.
Yu said n
ot only the long wait but the sometimes barely satisfactory restoration prolonged the pain for family and loved ones. “The materials can easily deform. We have been looking for better ways to restore the original form of the deceased,” she said.
n, deputy head of the funeral service center, said 3D printing only takes 10 da ys for a much more lifelike and accurate face, and the texture is stronger and feels more like real skin.
of 8 kilometers, and each of its shells can scatter dry extinguishing agents over about 20 squa
re meters. The gun features high mobility and ac
curacy, and is suitable for suppressing big fires, it said. This is not the first time Norinco, the country’s largest arms producer for land weapons, has enter
ed the rea
lm of firefighting. Before the gun, the company had developed and sold a series of firefighting tanks. With the chassis and armor of a combat tank, the vehicles can protect crew members from fire, explosions and bui
lding collapses, and can cross half-meter-high obstac
les or 2-meter-wide trenches. They have automatic spray dev ices and fireproof coatings that can keep scorching heat out of the vehicles’ interiors.
The tanks can get closer to the scene than a fire engine for search-and-rescue missions, Norinco said.
0-horsepower diesel engines and equipped with hydraulic devices , the tanks can clear away obstacles weighing up to 15 metric tons. Their metal tracks allo
w them to operate on slopes, in rocky terrain and in the debris of collapsed buildings.