The U.S. Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point on Wednesday, following its most aggressive tightening cycle in 2022 when it raised the interest rate by 425 basis points, setting a record for the largest and most frequent rate hikes since former Fed chairman Paul Volcker introduced rate hikes to contain inflation in 1981.
Beijing urged NATO on Wednesday not to clamor about the "China threat" and instigate regional confrontation, as the Western military alliance's chief sought to expand the bloc's sphere of influence in Asia.
Currency invoicing data is fragmentary, but it appears that by 2015, a quarter of Chinese trade was invoiced in RMB, making it the world's second most frequently used invoicing currency.
President Xi Jinping's visit to Saudi Arabia and his attendance at regional cooperation summits send a positive signal to the Gulf Cooperation Council region and beyond, experts said.
China's modernization provides an example and model for the developing world, said Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations.
Thanks to the misinformation and disinformation spread by some Western media and politicians, many focus on the accusations of China's human rights record.
China has been working in various fields to contribute to building a community with a shared future for mankind, which demonstrates its commitment to the role of a responsible major country, Dmitry Novikov, deputy chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Russia, has said.