Sample the atmosphere of Urumqi’s night market just south of Nanhu Lake in the centre of the city. About a kilometre of street snacks, fruit and vege and even an outdoor clothes shop if you want to pick up a bargain. The place is full of atmosphere: music pumping from the shops, sizzling grills, Chinese […]
The fact Chinese President Xi Jingping chose Russia as his first foreign visit is no surprise to some. The two countries have been strengthening ties for many years. . Tourism’s growing, there’s talk of increasing energy cooperation, and in 2011 trade volume between the two topped 80 billion dollars, a figure expected to double in […]
. A new report from the World Bank confirms what many of us already feared: the cost of food is getting higher. And Chinese shoppers are feeling the pinch. Dominic Swire has the report. .
. It’s no secret that the wine market in China is booming. But CRI’s been given exclusive access to latest figures that illustrate just how much. According to London-based International Wine and Spirit Research group, China imported over 14 times more wine in 2010 than just 5 years ago. And Chinese adults are now consuming […]