期初存货 opening stock

期房 forward delivery housing

期货对冲交易 offsetting futures transactions

期货交易 deal in futures; futures business/trading; forward business

期末存货 closing stock

欺行霸市价格 forced quotation

骑警 horseback police

旗袍 cheong-sam; Chi-pao

企业产权 property rights of enterprises

企业的自我约束机制 self-regulating mechanism of enterprises

企业孵化器 enterprise incubator

企业改制 restructuring of enterprise

企业集团 enterprise group

企业兼并重组 annexation and reorganization of enterprises

企业年金 supplementary pension

企业上市 listing of a company

企业文化 corporate culture

企业效益 performance of enterprises

企业形象 corporate image(CI)/ enterprise image

企业重组 reshuffle of the enterprises

企业转制 transformation of enterprise

启动基金 initial funding

启发式教学 heuristic education

起跑器 block

洽谈会 fair, meeting

千里之行始于足下 a thousand-li journey begins with the first step——the highest eminence is to be gained step by step

千年问题、千年虫 millennium bug

千禧婴儿 millennium infant; millennium baby

牵头人 initiator

签约仪式 signing ceremony

前怕狼,后怕虎 fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind/ hesitate in doing something

前人栽树,后人乘凉 One generation plants the trees in whose shade another generation rests./ One sows and another reaps.

前事不忘,后事之师 Past experience, if not forgotten, is a guide for the future.

前沿性交叉性研究 pioneering and interdisciplinary research

前瞻性 perspectiveness

钱袋子 fund sources

欠收(农业) crop failure

枪手 1. gun shooter; 2. ghostwriter

强化班 intensive training class

强力球(美国的全国性彩票) powerball

强龙难压地头蛇 Even a dragon (from the outside) finds it hard to control a snake in its old haunt - Powerful outsiders can hardly afford to neglect local bullies.

强强联手 win-win co-operation

强权外交 power diplomacy

强硬派伊斯兰教徒 hard-line Islamist

抢得先机 take the preemptive opportunities

抢购 panic buying

抢跑 false start, beat the gun

抢摊 snatch market share

敲竹杠 make somebody pay through the nose; put the lug on; rob by a trick

侨胞 countrymen residing abroad

侨务 affairs concerning nationals residing abroad

巧妇难为无米之炊 If you have no hand you can't make a fist./ One can't make bricks without straw.

翘尾巴 be cocky; get stuck-up

切入点 point of penetration; breakthrough point

亲民党 People First Party

侵吞公款 embezzle public funds/ embezzlement of public funds

钦差大臣 imperial envoy; imperial commissioner

禽流感 bird flu

勤工俭学 part-work and part-study system; work-study program

勤政廉政建设 keep government functionaries honest and industrious

青藏高原 Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

青年才俊 boy wonder

青少年犯罪 juvenile deliquency

氢弹 hydrogen bomb

轻轨火车 light rail train

轻水反应堆 light water reactor( LWR)

倾国倾城 Drop-dead gorgeous

倾销 dump; dumping

清产核资 asset and capital verification

清洁能源 clean energy

清明节 Pure Bright Festival; Tomb Sweeping Day

清算/结算 clearing /settlement

清算公司 clearing corporation; liquidation company

清算银行 clearing bank

情感消费 emotional consumption

情商 emotion quotient (EQ)

情有独钟 (favor) to … show special preference

求大同,存小异 seek common ground on major question while reserving differences on minor ones

区位商业 location-based commerce

区域经济 regional economies

屈体 jackknife, pike

取消禁运 lifting of embargo

圈外人士 people out of the loop

全方位、多层次、宽领域的对外开放格局 all-dimensional, multitiered and wide-ranging opening pattern

全方位外交 multi-faceted diplomacy

全国人大代表 deputy to the National People's Congress

全国人口普查 nationwide census

全国人民代表大会 National People's Congress (NPC)

全国人民代表大会常务委员会 the NPC Standing Committee

全国人民代表大会主席团 the NPC Presidium

全国通信光缆骨干网 a key national network of communications optical cables

全国卫生城市 National Hygienic City

全国政协常委递补委员 by-elect members to the Standing Committee of the Ninth CPPCC National Committee

全景电影 cinepanoramic

全力以赴 all-out efforts

全面建设小康社会 build a well-off society in an all-round way

全面禁止和彻底销毁核武器 complete prohibition and thorough destruction nuclear weapons

全面实施以德育为核心、以创新精神和实践能力为重点的素质教育 carry on the quality education centering on moral education and emphasizing creativity and practice

全面小康社会 all-round well-off society

全民健身计划纲要 outline of the nationwide body-building plan

全能冠军 all-around winner

全球变暖 global warming

全球定位系统 global positioning system (GPS)

全球多边贸易体系 global system of multilateral trade

全球移动通信系统(全球通) global system for mobile communications (GSM)

全体会议 plenary meeting

全天候 24-hour (service)

全天候飞机 all-weatehr aircraft

全优工程 all-round excellent project

全资企业 exclusively-invested enterprises

权贵资本主义(又译裙带资本主义或亲朋好友资本主义) crony capitalism

权力法案 Bill of Rights

权力下放 delegate power to the lower levels; shift of power to the grassroots

权益回报率 returns on equity (ROE)

拳头产品 competitive products; knock-out products; blockbuster

券商 securities trader

裙带风 nepotism; petticoat influence

裙带关系 networking through petticoat influence

裙带经济 Crony economy

群言堂 allow everybody to air his view; let everyone have his say; speak one's mind freely