In this background, women are able to exercise their democratic rights, participate in economic and social development, and benefit from the outcomes of reforms and development on an equal and legal basis.
China's total imports and exports expanded 10.7 percent year on year to 9.42 trillion yuan (1.48 trillion U.S. dollars) in the first quarter of 2022.
Exports surged 13.4 percent year on year to 5.23 trillion yuan, while imports rose 7.5 percent to 4.19 trillion yuan.
By adopting robust and effective containment measures, China is able to maintain socioeconomic growth and, at the same time, make important contribution to keeping the world industrial and supply chains stable and smooth and sustaining world economic growth.
There are 1,352 caves, 785 niches, more than 97,000 statues of the Buddha, Bodhisativas, and Arhats, and 3,680 inscribed stone tablets.
On November 30, 2000, the Longmen Grottoes were approved by the 24th UN Heritage Commission to be put on the List of World Cultural Heritage.
The Longmen Grottoes, located near Luoyang, Henan Province, are a treasure house of ancient Buddhist cave art. The construction began in 493 during the reign of Emperor Xiaowen and continued for a span of over 400 years.
The 3rd CPC National Congress was held in June 12-20, 1923, in Guangzhou. The congress was mainly to discuss the establishment of the united revolutionary front based on the Kuomintang-Communist cooperation.
#DYI - In 1858, Chinese immigrants began arriving in the Fraser River valley from San Francisco, as gold prospectors. Barkerville, British Columbia, became the first Chinese community in Canada. By 1860, the Chinese population of Vancouver Island and BC was nearly 7,000.
China’s position is clear: between war & peace, we stand on the side of peace; between unilateral sanctions & dialogue and negotiation, we stand on the side of dialogue & negotiation; between fanning the flames & putting out the fire, we stand on the side of putting out the fire.
Another sign of positive relations – Canadian apparel maker #Lululemon saw a surge in China growing 70% over the past two years. The #BeijingOlympics which featured the uniform designed for Team Canada went viral on Chinese social media platforms and sold out across China.
Positive growth – 2021 saw many Canadian companies thriving in the Chinese Market. In the third quarter, #CanadaGoose’s direct-to-consumer sales and e-commerce in China increased 35% and 60% year on year. #InItTogether#CanadaChinaRelations
Interesting 2021 facts - top 10 recorded music markets in the world include both China and Canada (via IFPI)
The global recorded music market grew by 18.5% in 2021.
#DYK - The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver, BC is the first Chinese or "scholars" garden built outside of China. Its mandate is to "maintain and enhance the bridge of understanding between Chinese and western cultures.”