Global Business

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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December 28, 2023

Stock market ends year on a high note

It’s been a turbulent 12 months on Wall Street. Gains from big tech have pushed major stock indexes near all-time highs. What are some other industries encouraging investors going into 2024? CGTN’s John Terrett takes us through the ups and down in the stock market […]

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November 29, 2023

The U.S. climate commitment and COP28

U.S. Congress is facing resistance to climate spending from Republicans. The Biden administration has vowed 1.6 billion dollars for the Green Climate Fund next year, but will Congress be able to agree insteps for tackling climate change?

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November 23, 2023

LA Auto Show displays future of car tech

As technology progresses, our cars are getting smarter every day. See how some of the most popular concept vehicles at the Los Angeles Auto Show might shape our lifestyles in the future.

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November 23, 2023

Holiday shopping season begins

U.S. retailers are preparing for the biggest sales period of the year over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. It can be a make-or-break period for retailers who are struggling.

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November 23, 2023

The Mexico-China Expo

Hundreds of Chinese businesses gathered in Mexico in hopes to secure new business deals. See what they had to show off at the Mexico-China Expo.

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November 20, 2023

World Wushu Championships come back to the U.S.

It’s been nearly 30 years since the World Wushu Championships has been held in the in the U.S. Now, the event is wrapping up in Texas and CGTN’s Toni Waterman met with one of the original organizers of the event.

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