China’s top leaders met on July 28 to set the country’s economic course for the second half of the year, emphasizing continued stable and high-quality development.
The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) announced in July that China’s first domestically developed passenger plane, the C919, has completed the test flights for airworthiness certification, and has submitted the results to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for approval.
The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced it has fined Didi Global Co.,Ltd. which operates China’s biggest taxi hailing app, 8.03 billion yuan (US$1.24b) for 16 illegal behaviors.
The first Data of the GuangdongHong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) Conference was held on July 12 in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province.
Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on July 9, the day after the Group of 20 (G20) Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Bali, Indonesia.
China’s three biggest airlines, China Southern, China Eastern and Air China announced on July 1 a purchase order for 292 A320NEO aircraft, a new narrow-body plane from Airbus, with a total value of US$37.26 billion.