Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the press after the conclusion of the second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 15, 2019. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met the press at the Great Hall of the People after the conclusion of the second session of the 13th National People's Congress on Friday morning.
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China's adoption of a GDP target range this year is consistent with the government's determination of not allowing major economic indicators to slide out of proper ranges, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday after the closing of the annual legislative session.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday that the country is determined to implement larger scale tax and fee cuts this year as a key countermeasure against downward economic pressure.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called for continued dialogue, especially between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States, to eventually resolve the Korean peninsula issue.
Good outcomes are hoped to be delivered out of the economic and trade consultations between China and the United States, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.
The Chinese government did not and will not ask Chinese companies to spy on other countries, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday.
Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called on China and Russia to exhaust all means possible to double their trade value.
It is to ensure that they will enjoy the same treatment as the mainland people when they work, study, live and do business on the mainland, Li told a press conference following the conclusion of the annual national legislative session.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday the country will ensure the creation of more than 11 million new urban jobs this year.
China will introduce a series of regulations and documents in accordance with the foreign investment law to protect the legitimate rights and interests of foreign investors, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.
Li proposed to make revisions to relevant laws on intellectual property protection and introduce a punitive compensation mechanism, to ensure that all infringements are dealt with once they are found, and such actions have no where to hide.
China will further cut the financing cost for small and micro firms by another one percentage point this year, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday.