Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying protested US unilateral sanctions against Iran and several Chinese companies and said that her country's formal complaint has been submitted to the US.
Iranian and Chinese ministers of economy and finance met on the sidelines of ‘New Silk Road’ summit in Beijing to stress resolve for expanding economic cooperation and removing potential obstacles ahead.
Chinese President Xi Jinping criticized protectionism on Monday at a summit positioning Beijing as a champion of globalization, but several European nations spoiled attempts to win full backing for his trade agenda.
Beijing has called for the expansion of counter-terrorism cooperation with Ankara, amid reported concerns that a Turkic ethnic group from China’s western Xinjiang region is fighting alongside militants in the Middle East.
Demand for gasoline in Asia may peak much earlier than expected as millions of people in China and India buy electric vehicles over the next decade, threatening wrenching change for the oil industry, oil and auto company executives warned.