Global Business

March 8, 2024

China’s renewable energy boom

China has become a global leader in sustainable energy, and this year Chinese EV giant BYD has overtaken Tesla as the world’s top selling electric car company. CGTN’s Ediz Tiyansan has more from Los Angeles. For more, check out our exclusive content on CGTN Now […]

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March 1, 2024

Havana’s cigar festival

The International Habano Cigar 2024 Festival was held this week in the Cuban capital. Thousands of cigar aficionados and business people from over 100 countries were on hand. Habano cigar sales are a major source of revenue for the Cuban economy and the island’s rich […]

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March 1, 2024

G20 finance leaders unable to reach joint consensus

Finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Brazil ended their two days of talks without a joint communique. The sticking point was not related to the core themes of their meeting – like taxation and fighting inequality – but rather to disagreements concerning global […]

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February 23, 2024

Venezuelans concerned over return of U.S. oil sanctions

The United States has announced it will reimpose oil sanctions against Venezuela, collapsing expected growth projections for 2024. The U.S. decision has caused concern among local merchants who are worried that they will see their incomes diminished. Correspondent Mary Triny Mena has more details from […]

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February 19, 2024

Nubank witnesses massive growth in Brazil

In a mere decade, Nubank, Brazil’s digital banking pioneer, swiftly evolved from a modest venture offering fee-free credit cards to a formidable force in Latin America’s financial sector. Investigating Nubank’s meteoric rise, CGTN’s correspondent Paulo Cabral explores the implications for other tech-driven financial enterprises eyeing […]

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February 1, 2024

Mexico upgrades its railway infrastructure

As China increases its investment in ‘nearshoring’ operations in Mexico, those businesses are dependent on logistical routes to move products throughout North America. And Mexico is responding – with heavy investment to smooth shipments, from Pacific coast ports to rail networks across the continent. CGTN’s […]

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February 1, 2024

Mexico draws inspiration from China’s “smart ports”

As Mexican trade with China grows, the country’s port infrastructure is having to adapt to handle the increasing volumes of cross-Pacific shipping. That’s where the country is taking some inspiration from China itself, as processing times and safety remain a concern. CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock has […]

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January 29, 2024

Haitians settle in Mexico City

As the North American migration crisis continues into 2024, thousands of migrants a year pass through Mexico in order to reach the U.S. southern border.

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January 26, 2024

How affordable is the U.S. housing market?

Housing costs are a growing concern for Americans. as a new report confirms housing has become unaffordable for 22 million Americans. CGTN’s Nitza Soledad Perez talked to renters and real estate agents about their challenges and what’s next. For more, check out our exclusive content […]

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January 26, 2024

Chinese car maker Chirey’s expansion in Mexico

Chinese cars are an increasingly common sight on roads around the world, as the country’s auto sector booms. That’s certainly the case in Mexico, where one of Asia’s leading vehicle brands is finding success in a domestic market on the other side of the Pacific. […]

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January 19, 2024

China’s Foreign Minister to make diplomatic trip to Jamaica

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi will make a diplomatic visit this weekend to Jamaica – one of Beijing’s most important partners in the Caribbean region. Jamaican officials spoke to CGTN ahead of the visit. Alasdair Baverstock has more from Kingston. For more, check out our […]

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January 19, 2024

The role of China in Brazil’s expansion of green energy

The State Grid Corporation of China has plans to be a key player as Brazil works to expand green energy across the country. Last month (December 2023), the Chinese company won a tender to build new electricity transmission lines, deemed critical to the government’s renewable […]

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January 19, 2024

Plant-based fur?

When we talk about emerging technology, we often think about AI or connected devices. But just as important is the type of technology that is working to transform materials that can help save the planet. CGTN’s Mark Niu has more on creating biodegradable, plant-based fur. […]

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January 19, 2024

Should cash payments be eliminated?

All over the world, there’s a trend away from cash… with consumers preferring digital transactions. But when the option to use cash is taken away, the backlash can be intense. That’s what’s happening now in Florida, where state lawmakers are working to guarantee ‘greenbacks’ will […]

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January 19, 2024

The dilemma of online shopping

Retail sales in America during the crucial holiday season set a new record. U.S. Census Bureau data shows shoppers spent nearly a trillion dollars in November and December – an increase of just under 4 percent on 2022 and confirming forecasts. But the ease of […]

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