Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in an August 5 interview with the State-run Xinhua News Agency that the US and China have to set up a clear framework for the bilateral relationship.
The Chinese central government announced on July 31 that they would send a team of health professionals from the Chinese mainland to Hong Kong to help with nucleic acid tests for Covid-19, which had seen an increase in the city, with new daily cases of over 100 reported.
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on July 23 that 13 Chinese enterprises have been building capacity for Covid-19 vaccines.
A report by China’s National Forestry and Grassland Bureau released on June 30 reveals that the country has returned 515 million mu (34.3 million hectares) of farmland to green land in the last 20 years under the auspices of the Grain for Green project.
To help export enterprises survive the sales plunge caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, China’s State Council issued on June 22 a document to support firms in selling products previously destined for overseas in the domestic market.
Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, China’s services trade declined 14.6 percent year-on-year from January to May to 1.87 trillion yuan (US$264.8b), the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said.