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Meanwhile, Britain’s leading tax and spending think tank has said that Hunt’s promise to
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Both Conservative leadership contenders announced this week they will bring down the barriers to talented overseas workers.
Johnson said he would make the UK “much more open” to high-skilled migrants such as scientists, while Hunt promis
ed to scrap the immigration target of keeping net migration below 100,000, which has never been met.
Hunt said: “We’re not going to be a country that changes from Little Britain in
to Little England and pulls down the shutters and says ‘Foreigners not welcome’.”
Thanks to huge demand in the emerging markets, China’s export of photovoltaic modules jumped 77.63 percent to 16.78 GW in
the first quarter, with exports value rising 31.89 percent to $4.39 billion, news portal Jiemian reported.
The report, citing newly released Import and Export Analysis Report of China’s Photovoltaic Prod
ucts in Q1 2019 by the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Pr
ducts, said the cut in prices of China’s photovoltaic modules boosted purchase of overseas buyers.
The top five export destinations of China’s photovoltaic products
in the first quarter were Vietnam, the Netherlands, India, Japan, and Australia, the report said.
Shares of Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, rose 20 percent in their US stock market debut Friday.
The Chinese company, which opened its first store in Beijing less than two years ago, has
2,370 locations and plans to surpass the 3,700 stores Starbucks has in China by the end of the year.
It brought in $125 million in revenue last year, but spent much more th
an that on coffee beans, store rent and other costs. Last year, it lost $475 million.
Most of Luckin’s stores are small, have few seats and are used mainly as a place to pick up mobile orders.
It also offers delivery in 30 minutes and promises a refund for delays or spilled drinks.
enter around both nations’ legitimate desires to protect some current l
ow-skilled jobs, or at least to allow an easier transition to new jobs and industries.
US administration’s economic policy has rightly focused on the need to retain jobs for working-class people in the US. And, Ch
ina’s companies that export to the US also largely now employ less-skilled working-class people. However, neither the
US nor China can expect to keep, much less get back, low-wage, low-skilled manufacturing jobs.
Many people have the impression that Chinese goods are dominant in US markets. That is true only in a few highly compe
titive, low-profit sectors. According to US Commerce Department data, China has more than 50 percent of the US
market in such items as umbrellas, toys, prepared feathers, footwear, straw products, and bedding.
unt for about 20 percent of the total, but they have quadrupled in the past two years.
“If you can prove to small-town youths that the products are useful, they are willing to pay,” Lan said. “Some inno
vative Saky products have also seen rapid growth in lower-tier markets, including one that removes stains from teeth.”
Chen, from Roland Berger, said that while small-town youths are narrowing the gap with their count
erparts in bigger cities in many ways, they still have many distinct demands. If companies want to win t
hem over, it is important for them to have a deep understanding of lower-tier markets and to draw up strategies acc
ordingly, whether in building brand awareness, or providing specialized products and distribution channels.
For example, while helping a jewelry company to access lower-tier markets, he found tha
t jade inlaid with gold is very popular, although it is considered unfashionable by consumers in large cities.