As the end of the annual National People's Congress, Prime Minister Li Keqiang emphasised that China does not want a trade war with the US. And promised European companies fair access to Chinese markets.
Zimbabwe's military takeover has caught the attention of the world – but could China have known about the coup? Beijing has long been a close ally, and Zimbabwe's top brass recently paid a visit to leaders in Beijing.
Chinese policymakers are beginning to worry about a rallying currency that is putting pressure on the country's exports. Figures for August show slower-than-forecast growth, which has also been hit by weak global demand.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the country would open its economy wider to foreign investment and trade. US President Donald Trump has been on the offensive against the free-flow of Chinese goods.
The ECB has approved the yuan as a reserve currency. This is a symbolic but historic step for China, which can now establish its currency in Europe as a counterweight to the US dollar, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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