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future for mankind in his speech at the headquarters of the United Nation
s in September 2015, and in his report for the 19
th National Congress of the Communist Part y of China in October 2017, Xi has pledged on different occasions to build a peaceful, safe, prosperous, open, incl
and beautiful world to let the sunshine of a community of shared future for mankind illuminate the world. The world, which is going through a phase of adjustment that features huge development and fundamental changes, faces
great and u
nfamiliar turbulent situations — the overall trends of peace and development are irreversible, while ins tability and uncertainty are prominent. Some problems and challenges are unpreced
ented, and the interna tional community faces crucial choices concerning the future of the world and the fate of humanity.
A slew of new policies aimed at encouraging consumption
in key sectors will be unveiled soon, China Se
curities Journal reported. rcent year-on-year to 9.78 trillion yuan ($1.46 trillion) in the January-M
arch period, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). In March alone, retail sales went up 8.7 pe
rcent to 3.1
7 trillion yuan, quickening from the 8.2-percent rise seen in the first two months. In recent years, the government has, on the one hand, frequently intro
duced policies to promote opening-up, increase import and improve consumer welfare. On
the other hand, it has reduced and scrapp
ed import tariffs on some consumer goo ds. This has played an active role in consumption, Lian Ping, chief economist at Bank of Comm
unication said, adding that consumption still is the key driver for economic growth.
learly what it feels like to be a patient in need of transplant surgery and eagerly waiting for an
organ, since such organs are scarce,” he said. “I
want to do the same to save others.” With the number of registered organ donors increasing rapidly in China, it is expected that more patients with terminal illn
ess in need
of organ transplants will be fortunate, like Zhao, and not have to wait very long. By the end of February, the number of registered organ donors in China exceeded 1.05 mill
ared with 1,087 in 2010, the year China began to pilot organ donations, according to the Chin a Organ Donation Administrative Center. More than 64,000 organs have been donated since then, the center added.
The turning point came in 2015, when China ba
nned the use of organs harvested from executed prisoners, which made voluntary donations the only legitimate source of organs. Since then, the number of organ donations and the num
ber of organ donors have continued to increase rapidly, according to data from health authorities.
bras and fish maw recorded year-on-year increases of 81.03, 61.95 and 124 percent, respectively.
Women’s per-customer transaction on Tmall has
been increasing for the last two years, with an increase of 8.85 percent in 2018. Wo men’s spending power in quasi-first-tier cities is also catching up with that of women in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Hangzhou, Nanjing and Xiamen last year joined Shan
ghai and Beijing as the cities with the h ighest spend per transaction, while Guangzhou and Shenzhen dropped out of the top five.
Based on their findings Tmall released an independe
nce index of women, which argu es that women in first-tier and new first-tier cities are becoming more independent.
e cities with the highest independence indic es, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hangzhou comprise the top five.