I learned from free online courses,” Yang said.
Since 2013, he has been studying basic economi上海会所女神会所cs and finance on XuetangX, China
‘s first and biggest massive open online course platform, launched by Tsinghua University.
By April, the platform was hosting nearly 2,140 classes provided by top u
niversities from around the world and had more than 26 million registered users.
In recent years, China has embraced new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and big data, to provide lifelo
ng, equitable and personalized educational opportunities for its 518,900 schools and 276 million students at all le
vels－the world’s largest education sector, according to the Ministry of Education.
In a congratulatory letter to the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence a
nd Education in Beijing last month, President Xi Jinping said China is fully using the advantages of AI and has dee
pened its integration to facilitate reforms and changes in the education sector.
d to bear the brunt of the tariff hike, because the tariffs will raise t
he prices of consumer goods. Besides, the higher tariffs will deal a blow to many US industries.
China’s countermeasure will have intended effect
The results of a quantitative simulation analysis show China’s counterm
easure of imposing tariffs on $60 billion of US goo
ds will have the intended effect, as the US’ losses are set to mount. According to the simulation analysis, China’s GDP, man
ufacturing jobs, exports and imports could reduce by 0.622 percent, 1.046 percent, 3.402 percent and 1.945 percent, w
hile that of the US could dip by 0.067 percent, 0.907 percent, 2.611 percent and 3.936 percent.
recent and future tariffs will cut about 0.3 percent of global GDP in the short ter
m, with half stemming from negative effects on business and market confidence.
Failure to resolve the trade differences and further escalation in other areas, such as the auto
industry, which would cover several countries, “could further dent business and financial market se
ntiment, negatively impact emerging market bond spreads and currencies, and slow investment and trade“, the research said.
Experts urged the US government to stop its protectionism and proposed options for a resolution between the two countries.
Chen Wenling, chief economist of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, said the US needs to correct moves that have
already added pressure to global economic prospects. Otherwise, it will “pay the price” for its protectionist behavior, she said.