2023 No. 02
Major Issues in Economic Work
We should start with improving public expectations and boosting confidence in development and pay close attention to major and key links, as this will lay the ground for overall success in our work.
Maintaining Firm Confidence in Economic Work
Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012, General Secretary Xi Jinping has stressed that the trend of steady and longterm economic growth has not changed for China and that we should have firm confidence in carrying out economic work.
Upgrading the Economy and Expanding Output
In the report of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held in October 2022, General Secretary Xi Jinping emphasized the need to advance the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation on all fronts through a Chinese path to modernization and pointed out that to build a modern socialist country, we must, first and foremost, pursue high-quality development.
Growing the Private Sector
The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) set out a grand blueprint for building a modern socialist country in all respects, elucidated the central task of advancing the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation through a Chinese path to modernization, and explained the important decision to “facilitate the growth of the private sector.”
Elevating China’s Economy to New Heights
Our national economy gradually stabilized and returned to growth, the quality of our development steadily improved, and overall economic and social stability was maintained.
Promoting High-Standard Opening Up
China has become a major trading partner for more than 140 countries and regions, it leads the world in total volume of trade in goods, and it is a major destination for global investment and a leading country in outbound investment.
Driving Chinese Modernization Through Informatization
To firmly seize the historic opportunities arising from the information revolution, we must fully grasp the defining features, essential requirements, and major principles of Chinese modernization and make steadfast efforts to drive Chinese modernization through information-based development.
Whole-Process People’s Democracy Is the Defining Feature of Socialist Democracy
In his report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), General Secretary Xi Jinping pointed out that whole-process people’s democracy is the defining feature of socialist democracy and represents democracy in its broadest, most genuine, and most effective form.