Report: In the first half of the year, the Chinese game market revenue was 114.02 billion.

On August 1st, the “China Game Industry Report from January to June 2019” was released today. The report shows that in the first half of this year, the actual sales revenue of the Chinese game market was 114.02 billion yuan, an increase of 8.6% year-on-year, and the growth rate was up 3.4% year-on-year. The report mentioned that in the first half of the year, the number of game users in China reached 640 million, a year-on-year increase of 5.9%. It is worth mentioning that the actual revenue of China’s independent research and development games reached 92.14 billion, an increase of 15.4% year-on-year, and the market share increased to 80.8%. (New Beijing News)

Jilin issued “Development Planning for the Development of an Open Economic Belt along China, Mongolia and Russia (2018-2025)”

On August 1st, Jilin issued the “Development and Open Economic Belt Development Plan along the China-Mongolia-Russia (2018-2025)”, and the “Planning” proposed that the development of the open economic belt along the China-Mongolia-Russia The main axis is supported by the Changchun urban agglomeration. It is connected to the Russian Primorsky Krai and the Far East by the east through the Hunchun city. It connects the Mongolian Qiaoba Mountain to the west via the Aershan, and uses the existing railway to open the nearest land route of Pingmengou. Siping-Tongliao-Ulaanbaatar-Russia-Belarus) mainly includes Yanbian, Jilin, Changchun, Siping, Liaoyuan, Songyuan and Baicheng. 

Another international carbon black company announced price increases

On August 1st, Donghai Carbon Black (Richardson), a subsidiary of Japan’s Tokai Carbon Group, announced that its carbon black products sold in the US will increase by 6 cents per pound (about US$132/ton). The company said that this change will take effect on August 1 or as agreed in the contract. The settlement agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency agreed that the surcharge will be raised from 3 cents per pound to 4 cents (about 88 US dollars / ton).

Significant tightening signals for housing loans in several hot cities

On August 1st, recently, various types of loans involving real estate showed signs of overall tightening. Bankers in several hot cities such as Hefei, Guangzhou and Changsha also told reporters on August 1 that a number of bank development loans, land transfer financing, personal first-home loans and second-home loans have tightened. (China Securities Journal)

Ministry of Commerce: China-US 12th round of high-level economic and trade consultations will continue intensive consultations as scheduled in August.

The spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce said on the 1st that this round of consultations has two main parts. One is how to look at the past and clarify the views on economic and trade issues. The second is how to do in the future and clarify the principles and methods for the next consultation. He said that this round of consultations is frank, efficient and constructive, and the consultations ended as originally planned. The two sides will continue intensive consultations in August.

South Korea’s exports fell for the eighth consecutive month, chip exports fell 28%

On August 1st, the South Korean Ministry of Trade released July trade data, the country’s imports in July fell 2.7% year-on-year, estimated to fall 8.1%; July trade surplus was 2.44 billion US dollars; chip exports fell 28.1% year-on-year The chip export volume increased by 14.9%. Among them, exports to China fell by 16.3%; exports to the United States fell by 0.7%; exports to the EU increased by 0.3%.

July net inflow of 12 billion yuan Northward capital jiacang core technology stocks

On August 1st, the A-share July transaction closed yesterday. In July, the Shanghai stock index repeatedly fluctuated and consolidating from 2900 to 3,000 points, and the northward funds maintained a small net inflow. According to Choice data, the total net inflow of funds from north to north was 12.25 billion yuan in July, which was the second consecutive monthly net inflow. In the first seven months of this year, the total net inflow of Northbound funds exceeded 100 billion yuan. From the perspective of changes in shareholding ratio, the jiacang core technology stocks are an important feature of the northward operation of the July fund. (Shanghai Securities News)

The National Development and Reform Commission issued a document to promote the construction of social football venue facilities: 2 million yuan for each stadium

 On July 30, the National Development and Reform Commission issued a notice on the Implementation Plan for the National Social Football Site Facilities Construction Special Action (Trial). The notice requires that the central budgetary investment be subject to a fixed amount of subsidies. For the new 11-a-side standard football field, each stadium will receive 2 million yuan. For the new 5-a-side, 7-a-side (8-a-side) football field, the subsidy for each course is no more than 1 million yuan. Encourage all localities to provide supporting subsidies for the construction of football fields through various funds such as financial funds, sports lottery public welfare funds, and development finance.