"Helping small firms get access to direct financing on the stock market is even more important than increasing the availability of loans for them, and it is a pioneering arrangement."
Zhang Liqun, a researcher with the Development Research Center of the State Council, calling for financial support for small firms on November 19
"Once we provide evidence of suspects' economic crimes to our U.S. counterparts for judicial assistance, they will adopt an active attitude to help us with investigations."
Liu Dong, deputy head of the Economic Crimes Investigation Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security, commenting on China-U.S. judicial cooperation in a recent China Daily report
"As the largest energy consumer in the world, China must play a pivotal role in the global transition to a sustainable energy future."
Adnan Z. Amin, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, predicting China will become the world's largest renewable energy market by 2030, on November 24
"Clouds are gathering over the global economic outlook, presenting the darkest picture seen since the global financial crisis."
Chris Williamson, chief economist at financial data provider Markit, saying global business confidence dropped to a five-year low in October, on November 24