China by numbers: Achievements in 2021, targets for 2022
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered a government work report on Saturday on behalf of the State Council for the legislature to deliberate on.
Here are some of the highlights.
Continue routine COVID-19 prevention measures to control inbound cases and domestic resurgences.
Step up implementation of the prudent monetary policy in 2022. The government will keep its belt tightened and spend less to benefit the people.
Pursue higher-standard opening-up and promote stable growth of foreign trade and investment. Encourage foreign-invested enterprises to tap a broader range of sectors, and support more foreign investment in medium and high-end manufacturing, research and development, and modern services.
Promote green and low-carbon technologies. Projects with high-energy consumption, high emissions and low quality will be curbed.
Ensure stable production and sufficient supply of grain and other important agricultural products.
Implement a 10-year action plan on basic research to ensure stable support for scientific and technological innovation over the long term.
Continue to reduce the burden on students.
Crack down on the abduction and trafficking of women and children.
Improve the three-child policy and childcare services.
Explore new development models, accelerate the development of the long-term rental housing market and promote the construction of subsidized housing.