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The China Edit – August 2019

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28 Aug 2019

The China Edit is a monthly curation of business news and reports which have a direct impact on the Chinese - and global - composites industry.

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China to mass produce 400km/h high-speed trains by the end of 2019
This marks the first high-speed train in the world that can run above a maximum speed of 350k/h, said Bayin Zhaolu, a senior official in Northeast China's Jilin Province, at a press briefing of the State Council, China's cabinet.
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‘Don’t be an instant noodle’: Small is beautiful in Taiwan
Thirty percent of Merida’s turnover is e-bikes, and a third of its production is made from carbon, fed by a global supply chain, with many of the major factories (including Rock Shox and Fox) clustered around Taichung.
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China’s electric vehicle showrooms are sending an ominous signal about the sales outlook this year
Chinese electric and hybrid vehicles makers are bracing for a downturn, after consumers flocked to showrooms before the government scaled back its subsidy programme designed to promote green vehicles in June.
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Tulum developer to bring first passenger drone to Mexico, offer scenic flights
Wilmes, who moved to Mexico from Germany 10 years ago, said that after he became aware of Chinese passenger drone manufacturer EHang, he went to China to see the unmanned aerial vehicle with his own eyes, take a flight and purchase one.
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Satellites provide lift to province's advanced manufacturing drive
The resolution capabilities of the satellites have also improved greatly, while the weight of the latest satellite is only 40 kilograms, making it one of the lightest in the world, he said. The technological advances of the Jilin 1 are representative of the province's innovation-driven growth strategy in recent years as it moves away from its old industrial base.
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