- The Norwegian government’s global pension asset management scale amounts to US$1,078 billion, making it the world’s largest sovereign fund. The fund recently looked for Chinese traders. In addition, overseas long-term investors such as Canadian pension funds are also investigating recently, recruiting outstanding Chinese investment players.
- Japan’s exports in 2020 will fall by 11.7%. The total export volume in 2020 will be 68.4066 trillion yen, which is 11.1% less than the previous year and the third-largest drop in history. In the context of the global spread of the new crown epidemic, automobile exports fell by 20%, the largest drop since the 2009 financial crisis. Although the current exports have recovered and exports turned to growth in December, the outlook is still uncertain.
- Kyrgyzstan’s economy will decline by 8.6% in 2020. Kyrgyzstan’s National Statistics Committee released data that in 2020 Kyrgyzstan’s GDP was 598 billion KGS (approximately US$7.7 billion), a year-on-year decrease of 8.6%, if the output value of the Kumtor gold mine is not included, Kyrgyzstan’s GDP was 530 billion KGS, a year-on-year decrease of 9%.
- Tmall: Released the top ten “new” New Year goods for 2021. Semi-finished New Year’s Eve dinners, pet New Year clothes, window cleaning robots, coffee gift boxes, horizontal bars on household doors, smart toilet lids, health wine, etc. are on the list. Users born in 90s will be on the Tmall New Year festival
- The proportion of orders placed has exceeded 60%.
- In 2020, capital is clearly concentrated in leading companies. The overall financing frequency of the online education industry is gradually decreasing, but the amount of financing continues to rise. The total financing in the second half of 2020 will account for about 70% of the entire year. Among them, Ape Guidance and Job Help will complete two rounds of financing of US$2.35 billion in 2020, absorbing 80% of the industry’s total financing. The remaining part flows into the head companies of various subdivisions such as Head Education, Programming Cat, and Spark Thinking.
- Kuaishou: The number of consumers for financial content is as high as 100 million+, and the demand for financial content from first-line new first-line consumer users is increasing rapidly, accounting for 18%.
- Netflix: In the fourth quarter of 2020, Netflix added 8.5 million new users, and the total number of users reached 203 million, making it the top streaming media player in the world.
- SpaceX: Successfully launched the 17th batch of Starlink Internet satellites. This is the company’s first Starlink satellite launch in 2021. This launch carried 60 Starlink satellites, bringing the total number of satellites into orbit to 1013.
- The Department of Agriculture and Economic Affairs of Thailand: At present, there is a serious attack of rubber tree leaf disease in Taogong Mansion. The damaged rubber forest area is 758,670 Thai acres, accounting for 94%. The leaf disease has caused a 60% reduction in rubber production in the province. ps. In fact, rubber tree defoliation is severe in the four southern provinces of Thailand (Yala, Songkhla, Pattani, Narathiwat). The natural rubber production in these four provinces is 33% in southern Thailand, which accounts for about 22% of the national output in Thailand.
- The number of Amazon Prime members reaches 150 million.
- Evergreen and Wanhai opened three new intra-Asia routes. Recently, Shandong Port Qingdao Port “One Belt One Road” and RCEP routes (Evergreen Southeast Asia Line, Wanhai/Yunda Vietnam Line, Wanhai/Yunda/Yixing/Korea India line) officially maiden flight.
- South Korea’s NAVER wholly acquired Wattpad in Canada. South Korean portal NAVER said on the 20th that the company’s board of directors met the day before and decided to acquire the Canadian electronic reading and writing platform Wattpad for US$600 million. Founded in 2006, Wattpad is the world’s largest online novel community, with 1 billion works published by more than 5 million authors. Wattpad currently has more than 90 million readers worldwide, with a cumulative monthly browsing time of up to 23 billion minutes.