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a’s photovoltaic products. Export value to Vietnam rose 239 times to $739 million in the fi
rst quarter, taking up 16.8 percent of China’s t
otal photovoltaic export value. With the European Union ending its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy meas
ures, photovoltaic exports from China to Europe a
lso saw large increase in Q1. The country’s photovoltaic products export volume to the Netherlands and Spain increased 1,049.6 percent and 158.3 perc
ectively, in the first quarter, said the report. It predicted that the emerging markets, such as Mexico, Aus tralia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates will further boost the export of China’s p
hotovoltaic modules. The export of China’s photovoltaic products to the United States dropped 28.9 pe
rcent to just 0.01 GW in the first quarter, the report said. The Section 201, Section 3
merging jobs related to the digital economy have been and are expected to continue gro
wing quickly in China as digital techno
logy is applied in more fields, said a senior executive from LinkedIn. New media operators, front-end development engineers, algori
ers, user interface designers, and data analysts were the top five profes sions with the fastest growing number of practitioners in China on the US-based professional networking site fro
m 2013 to 2017, said Lu Jian, president of LinkedIn
China in an exclusive interview with China Daily. “Digital economy, which has become part of the national strategy, is just unfolding in the cou
ntry. It won’t surprise us if such jobs con tinue to draw employees of both genders and in both urban and rural areas in the coming years,” Lu said.
eing restored as well. We have no room for even the slightest error,” Song said.
Liu Qingzhu, a cultural heritage expert at the Chin
ese Academy of Social Sciences, said, “In anci ent times, thunderstorms were the biggest threats for wooden architecture. They beca
me much safer after l ighting rods were widely installed. However, the use of electricity in restorations has created a new problem.”
Unlike the stone structures of much ancient architecture in the W
est, wood was the primary building materia
l in ancient China. “If a fire similar to the one at Notre Dame in Paris happened at a Chinese building, the whole building would probably burn down,” Liu said.
Hours after the fire in Paris, the Palace Museum in
Beijing, China’s former imperial palace from 14
20 to 1911 and also known as the Forbidden City, held an eme rgency meeting to go over its fire-prevention efforts. It is the world’s biggest architectural complex made of wood.
China’s consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 2.3 p
ear-on-year in March, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday. The increase was up from 1.5 percent in February.
Food prices climbed 4.1 percent year-on-year in M
arch, up from 0.7 perc ent in February, yet on a month-on-month basis food prices went down 0.9 percent, the NBS said.
Due to low vegetable yields in spring and cold rainy weather, prices of fresh vegetab
les posted a fast growth of 16.2 perce nt year-on year in March, contributing 0.42 percentage points to the year-on-year CPI growth.
The growth of the pork price rebounded after declining for 25 consecutive months
, rising 5.1 percent year-on-year in March. On a month-on-month basis, the pork price moderately went up 1.2 percent on average nati
onwide as outbreaks of African swine fever were gradually contained, according to the NBS.