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  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)

  AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)

  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.

  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)

  AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.

  AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)

  ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)

  AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AmemberofChineserescueteamcarriesoutdisinfectionworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamdistributedisasterreliefgoodsinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)AmemberofChineserescueteamexaminesachildinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)MembersofChineserescueteamworkinLamagoVillage,90kmfromBeira,Mozambique,March26,2019.AChineserescueteamwenttoLamagoVillagetocarryoutdisasterreliefworkonTuesday.(Xinhua/ZhangYu)

  AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/LuoWu)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/WangGuisheng)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhuangBiao)ArmedpoliceundergointensivetraininginSanmingCity,FujianProvince.Thetrainingincludedchallengingsearchandrescueoperationsandaimedtoenhancepreparednessagainstterrorism.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuXin)AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.

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goodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)

  TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

  AphototakenbyadroneshowsaconstructionsiteoftherailwayconnectingBeijingandXionganNewArea,Hebeiprovince,onMarch20.[Photo/Xinhua]Companiesupbeaton2-year-oldnewareaasgoalsinplacefordevelopmentXionganNewArea,whichwasfirstannouncedtwoyearsago,hasbeenattractingincreasingattentionfromforeigncompaniesgivenitshugedevelopmentpotential.Locatedabout100kilometerssouthwestofBeijing,XionganisaimingtobecomeasignificantpartoftheBeijing-Tianjin-Hebeicluster,andplanstotakeoverBeijing'snoncapitalfunctionsandprovideaChinesesolutionto"bigcitymalaise",includingovercrowding,pollutionandtrafficcongestion.OnApril1,2017,ChinaannouncedplanstoestablishXionganNewArea,whichanofficialstatementcalled"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome,andasignificantnationalevent".MassimoBagnasco,vice-presidentoftheEuropeanUnionChamberofCommerceinChina,saidthattherearemanyopportunitiesforforeigncompaniestobenefitfromXiongan."Asthenewareawillbebuilttothehigheststandards,therewillbesignificantdemandfortop-qualitygoodsandservices,"hetoldChinaDaily.NotingthatmanyEuropeancompaniesarerenownedfortheirinnovationandreliability,Bagnascosaidthat"thereshouldbeplentyofbusinesstobedone"inXiongan.InJune,MatsHarborn,chamberpresident,paidavisittoXionganandwasreceivedbyChenGang,vice-governorofHebeiprovinceanddirectorofXiongan'smanagementcommittee.Chensaidhehopesthechamberwilltakeanactiveroleinsuchareasasgreendevelopment,intelligenttechnologiesandinnovationinXiongan,anofficialnewsreleasefromthenewareasaid."TheEUChamberofCommerceinChinahasbeenbuildingrelationshipsinXionganforsometimenow,andthemeetinginJunewasjustonepartofthat,"Bagnascosaid,addingthatthemeetingwasagoodopportunitytofurtherdeveloprelationshipsanddealwithmoreconcretematters,suchasspecificinvestmentmechanisms.KamalDhuper,ChinaregionalmanageratIndiantalentdevelopmentandtrainingcompanyNIIT,visitedXionganinSeptemberandwasreceivedbyChen.ChensaidXionganwelcomesNIITtotakeitsadvantagesintechnologyandtrainingtoenhancecooperationinthebuildingofadigitalcityandtheITindustry,accordingtoanewsrelease.Whileattendingthetoplegislature'sannualsessioninMarch,ChentoldreportersthatXionganwillsoonbeginlarge-scalesubstantialconstructionasoveralldesignplansfortheareahavebeencompleted.Morethan200teamsand1,000expertsfromChinaandabroadhaveparticipatedinthedraftingoftheplans,Chensaid.JiangHao,aShanghai-basedpartneratglobalconsultancyRolandBerger,saidhiscompanyis"veryinterested"inparticipatinginXiongan'sdevelopment.Asaleadingcompanyinregionaldevelopmentplanning,RolandBergerhascontributedtoChina'seconomicdevelopmentformorethanthreedecadesandwouldliketobringthoseexperiencestoXiongan'sdevelopment,Jiangsaid."AsXionganNewAreaisanationalstrategyandthereforereceivesattentionandsupportfromthehighestlevels,itsdevelopmentmustdemonstrateveryhighstandardsandutilizeinnovationsanddeepreformsinvariousareas,"hesaid.JiangaddedthatXionganhasattractedtheattentionofPresidentXiJinpingfromtheverybeginningofitsconception.OnFeb23,2017,XivisitedHebeiduringtheplanningprocessofXiongan."XionganNewAreawillbealegacyforourfuturegenerations.Followingtheprincipleofglobalvision,internationalstandards,Chinesecharacteristicsandhighgoals,weshouldaimtobuildademonstrationareathatpracticesnewconceptsfordevelopment,"XisaidatthemeetingontheplanninganddevelopmentofXiongan.Accordingtotheofficialplan,Xionganwillbedevelopedintoahigh-levelmodernsocialistcityandafront-runnerofhigh-qualitydevelopmentby2035,andbecomeanimportantnexusintheworld-classcityclusterbythemiddleofthiscentury.InJanuary,XivisitedtheexhibitioncenterfortheplanningofXionganandstressedagainthatthecreationofthenewareais"astrategythatwillhavelastingimportanceforthemillenniumtocome"."Wewelcomeallcompanies,whethertheyareState-ownedenterprisesorprivatecompanies,localfirmsorcompaniesfromBeijing,Chineseenterprisesoroverseas-fundedcompanies,aslongastheyconformtotheindustrialdevelopmentplanofthenewarea,"Xisaidduringtheinspectiontour.TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,walkshomeafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,relaxesafterexercisingatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin(front),a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,exercisesatagyminnorthChina'sTianjin,March13,2019.Baihaskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua/YueYuewei)TheglamourshotofBaiJinqinprovidedbyherselfisreleasedonMarch28,2019.BaiJinqin,a74-year-oldbodybuildingadept,haskeptexercisingfor14years.Afterfinishingherhousework,Bailikestospendonehoureverydayatthegymtobuildherbody.Thehobbyhasrewardedherwithgoodphysiqueandenergy.(Xinhua)AjewelryappraiserinspectsadiamondinBeijing.(PhotobyHeGuang/ForChinaDaily)Risingincomes,consumptionupgrade,concernsaboutfakesmakeunusualcareerhotYoungfemaleconsumersmayaspiretoownapremiumbrandedhandbag-LouisVuitton,GucciorBurberry-butZhangChen,35,aluxurygoodsappraiserinBeijing,dealswithhundredsofsuchitemseveryday.Luxuryisin.AstheaffluentamongtheChineseconsumersgoshoppingatmalls,onlineorevenused-goodschannels,servicessuchasZhang'sofferingsareindemand.Hisjobistodistinguishauthenticluxuryproductsfromfakes,andadviseconsumerssuitably.Zhangoffershisservicesbothonlineandinpersonalinteractions.Whileonline,heaskshisconsumerclientstosharepicturesofluxuryproductsfromdifferentangles.Forofflineexaminationofluxuryproducts,hewearsgloves,andusesapurplelightemitter,amagnifyingglass,screwdriversandflashlights."AstheluxuryindustryboomsinChina,moreandmoreconsumersarebuyingproductsthroughsecond-handchannelssuchase-commerceplatforms,anddaigou(overseasshopperswhobuyforeignproductsforcustomersontheChinesemainland).Asthatusuallycoststhemlessthanbuyingluxuryproductsatshoppingmalls,theyarewillingtopayaverysmallamountofmoneyforgoodsappraisalbeforetheybuy,"Zhangsaid.AccordingtoaforecastbyconsultingfirmMcKinsey,by2025,affluentChineseconsumerswillaccountfor44percent,or1trillionyuan(9billion),ofgloballuxurysales.AccordingtothereportfromtheYaokResearchInstitute,whichfocusesonluxurygoods,in2018,theluxuryproductconsumptionofChinesepeoplereached5.7billion,growing7percentyear-on-year.Itaccountedfor42percentofgloballuxuryconsumption.Amongtheirpurchases,7.3billion,or74percent,wasspentabroad,whiletherest(.4billion)wasspentinthehomemarket.ThereportalsoshowedthatonlineluxurypurchasessurgedinChinain2018to.3billion,37percenthigherthan2017,andtookup14percentofthedomesticsalesvolumeofluxuryproducts.ItestimatedthatthisyearwillwitnessexplosivegrowthofonlineluxurysalesinChinatosurpass50billionyuanasgovernmentpolicieswillsupporte-commerce."Theluxuryappraisalindustryissettoboom,aspeople,especiallyChinesepeople,areextremelycarefulwhenitcomestoonlinetransactions,"Zhangsaid.Hisjourneyintohiscareerbeganbychance.WhileinJapantoreceivehismaster'sdegree,hewouldbuyluxuryproductsthereandresellthemtoChinesecustomers.However,someofhiscustomersdoubtedtheauthenticityoftheproducts.Thatwaswhenheenrolledintoaluxuryappraisalcourse.Now,hecantellwhetheraproductisafakein10secondsflat."Somenewarrivalsmaytakelong,asIneedtoaskourbuyersinEuropetomakeacomparison."OnhisreturntoChina,hefoundedExtraordinaryBoutiqueTechnologyLtdinBeijing,whichoffersluxuryappraisalservices.Thefirmnowreceiveshundredsofonlinequerieseveryday.Customersbringtheirluxuryproductstothefirm'sofficesforofflineconsultations.Anonlineconsultationispriced49yuanperitem,whileaface-to-faceinteractioncouldcostaround200yuanto300yuanperitem."Thehardestpartofthejobliesinthatluxuryproductsarehand-madeandnon-standardized.Thesamestyleofproductsfromdifferentmanufacturedbatchesdiffer.Inaddition,everyluxurybrandhasitsownprocessingtechnology-andthetechnologyisconstantlychanging.Therearenospecificrules.Itrequiresyoutohaveaverygoodmemory."Youneedtolearnallthetimeasnewstylesemerge,andthemanufacturingtechnologyoffakegoodsalsoisupdatedfrequently."AccordingtoZhang,theremaybenearly10,000luxurygoodappraisersinChina.Buttherearefewerthan50full-timerswhocanappraiseallluxurybrands."Theindustryisveryshortoftalentasthedemandforluxurygoodappraisersishuge."AccordingtoExtraordinaryBoutique,therewas70-percentyear-on-yearriseinappraisalsin2018,thankstoChineseconsumers'growingappetiteforluxurygoodsaswellastheirgrowingconcernaboutfakes.MarketinsiderssaidbrightprospectsawaitappraisersasChina'smiddle-incomeconsumersseeariseindisposableincomes,withdemandforluxurygoodssettogrowamidtheongoingconsumptionupgrade,particularlyfromsecond-andthird-tiercities."Appraisersareatthecoreoftheluxurygoodsindustry,andareahottargetinthetalentmarket."

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