in 上海千花坊女神会所the region, and local authorities must create an enabling environment for starting and doing business in the Northeast, he said.
The three provinces in the Northeast－Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang－saw GDP growt
h of 5.7, 4.5 and 4.7 percent last year, which is below the national average of 6.6 percent.
Meanwhile, the three provinces have also seen a continuous outflow of working-age citizens. In Liaoning, the number of peo
ple aged between 16 and 59 was down by 492,000 last year, according to the Liaoning Bureau of Statistics.he United Sta
tes’ trade deficit with China is not a matter of simple, objective truth. It has been brought on by actions of the US i
tself — a combination of export controls, market restrictions, competition, trade policies, currency dominance and other f
actors — officials and experts said in response to a report from the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday.
US states continue to value trade relations with China, despite ongoing tensions at the i
nternational level, and they hope tensions will be resolved through negotiations.
“I’m very optimistic on the China-US trade relationship,” Cyrus Habib, lieutenant governor of Washington, said in an inter
view with China Daily as he was attending the Fifth China-US Governors Forum in Lexington, Kentucky, last week.
China is the state of Washington’s top trading partner, with more than 20 percent of the state’s expor
ts going to China, and around 30 percent of its imports came from China in 2018, according to the US Census Bureau.
“It’s truly something that touches every part of our state,” said Habib. “And that went from the i
nformation communication technology sector and manufacturing sector all the way to the agricultural industry and tourism.”
nal proportions. But nothing can obliterate the tangible benefits the development initiative has brought. In less than six
years, the nascent Belt and Road are already changing development landscapes in multiple places and dime
nsions. Thanks to the initiative, East Africa has seen its first expressway, the Maldives its first cross-sea bridge, Belar
us its own car-manufacturing enterprise, and landlocked Kazakhstan finally has access to the sea.
And while China-Cambodia trade may not look to be in perfect balan
ce at this point, Belt and Road cooperation between the two neighbors is laying a solid fo
undation for the latter’s future progress. Take the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone for instance. An exem
plary project under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, it is expected to host 300 enterprises, create 100,0
00 industrial jobs, and serve as a resident-friendly new community housing 200,000 people.