Although external uncertainties abound and domestic downward pressure has grown, China's policymakers have many economic levers at hand to combat the challenges.
The first train made up of China-manufactured wagons connecting Havana and Santiago de Cuba, the two largest cities in the Caribbean island nation, started operation on Saturday.
U.S. President Donald Trump's latest tweets telling four freshmen Congresswomen to leave the country have sparked outrage among Democrats. But experts say the president's controversial comments may also delight die hard supporters and go a long way toward boosting Trump's narrative that Democrats are left-wing radicals.
Despite rising downward pressure from both home and abroad, China's economy grew steadily in the first half of 2019, indicating its strong resilience and great potential to secure long-term stable development.
Pairing assistance, a national strategy in China to channel financial and personnel support to less developed regions, has significantly boosted progress and social stability in Xinjiang, and will continue to help the region achieve prosperity.
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