Beijing [China], March 7: China's top official in macroeconomic management said that the country's goal of GDP growth (gross domestic product) at around 5% for 2023 is in line with operating trends as well as the law. development of the economy.
At a press conference in Beijing on March 6, Zhao Chenxin, deputy director and general secretary of China's National Development and Reform Commission , said the goal could help departments and localities to focus focuses on improving quality and efficiency, while promoting economic growth and establishing a new development model, according to China Daily.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced this year's economic growth target at the opening session of the National People's Congress (Rendai), or National Assembly, on the morning of March 5. The 5% target is considered relatively modest.
Mr. Zhao said that China's 31 provincial-level localities (including provinces, autonomous regions and centrally-run cities) have set growth targets for 2023. Of these, 27 have set higher goals than the target. national target and 23 localities set a target of at least 5.5%.
Zhao also said that China will mainly focus on strengthening macroeconomic policy regulation and ensuring that the implementation of the domestic stimulus strategy is integrated with efforts to reform the supply structure in a timely manner. extensive. The government will also try to "neutralize" risks in the real estate and financial sectors, as well as the debt risks of local governments, according to the official.
The Rendai session takes place separately, but at the same time as the People's Political Consultative Conference (ChinhHiep), China's top political consultation body, it is collectively referred to as the "dual assembly".
On March 6, Nhan Dai delegates continued to discuss in groups about the government's work reports, reports and draft plans and budgets, while the ChinhHiep delegates also reviewed these reports. , along with a draft amendment to the Legislative Law, according to Xinhua News Agency.
Also according to the news agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping had a meeting on the afternoon of March 6 with the delegation of the National Association for Democracy of China and the National Union of Industry and Commerce who are attending the Zhengxia meeting, listening to the comments and suggestions from the delegates. Earlier, on the afternoon of March 5, Mr. Xi participated in a discussion with the National Assembly delegation from Jiangsu province. The leader is the representative of this province at the current 14th term Nhan Dai.
During a meeting with members of the Jiangsu parliament, Xi said China must accelerate steps to achieve a high degree of scientific and technological autonomy, a necessary condition for promoting high-quality growth. .
Source: ThanhNien Newspaper