CPSC Monitor (July 17th –July 24th, 2023)

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CHINA

1. Xi Jinping Meets with Former Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

https://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/zxxx_662805/202307/t20230718_11114892.html

2. China’s state planner unveils steps to boost private investment

https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2023/7/24/chinas-state-planner-unveils-steps-to-boost-private-investment

3. China unveils measures to encourage private investment

http://www.china.org.cn/business/2023-07/24/content_94563531.htm

4. China to resume 15-day visa-free entry for citizens of Singapore and Brunei

https://www.cnbc.com/2023/07/24/china-will-resume-15-day-visa-free-entry-for-singapore-brunei-citizens.html

5. China to widen ASEAN trade with first major waterway in 700 years, but will Pinglu Canal be a game changer or white elephant?

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/asia/china-widen-asean-trade-pinglu-canal-project-construction-trade-environment-impact-3649576

6. China and the US are finally talking again – but can they really work together?

https://us.cnn.com/2023/07/23/china/us-officials-visit-china-takeaways-intl-hnk/index.html

7. PBOC expects no deflation risk in Chinese economy, stable yuan exchange rate

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2023-07-14/PBOC-expects-no-deflation-in-Chinese-economy-stable-exchange-rate-1lqN8nhOEhy/index.html

8. China Insight: Shanghai, China’s Window to the World, Launches Shanghai Gala

https://wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-features/shanghai-chinas-window-the-world-launches-shanghai-gala-1235751369/

CENTRAL ASIA

1. Pakistan, Azerbaijan to sign LNG agreement today

https://pakobserver.net/pakistan-azerbaijan-to-sign-lng-agreement-today/

2 Kazakhstan, US to Bolster Trade, Investment Ties

https://astanatimes.com/2023/07/kazakhstan-us-to-bolster-trade-investment-ties/

3. Kazakhstan’s President Tokayev Announces Plans for Trans-Caspian Cargo Traffic Boost

https://caspiannews.com/news-detail/kazakhstans-president-tokayev-announces-plans-for-trans-caspian-cargo-traffic-boost-2023-7-20-0/

4. Iran’s Ahangaran, Tajikistan’s Kholov release joint track on Muharram

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/487160/Iran-s-Ahangaran-Tajikistan-s-Kholov-release-joint-track-on

5. Kyrgyzstan hopes to complete process of delimitation, demarcation of state border with Tajikistan, Uzbekistan shortly

https://www.interfax.kz/?lang=eng&int_id=21&news_id=62974

6. President of Uzbekistan to pay state visit to Azerbaijan

https://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/politics/3774850.html

EAST ASIA

1. US sends second submarine to South Korea in show of force against North

https://www.trtworld.com/asia/us-sends-second-submarine-to-south-korea-in-show-of-force-against-north-14172395

2. South Taiwan city launches mango marketing campaign in Japan, South Korea

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4952118

3. S. Korea, US, Japan to hold summit at Camp David

https://en.asiatoday.co.kr/view.php?key=20230720002122352

4. Beijing Restricts Japanese Seafood, Escalating Tensions with Tokyo

https://www.voanews.com/a/beijing-restricts-japanese-seafood-escalating-tensions-with-tokyo-/7190029.html

5. Vietnam, Malaysia play indispensable role in ASEAN: Malaysian expert

https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnam-malaysia-play-indispensable-role-in-asean-malaysian-expert/259801.vnp