Stimulate market activity, shore up our weak spots, and boost the real economy
In face of mounting downward economic pressure, we maintained strategic focus, and kept our macroeconomic policy unchanged. Instead of using short-term stimulus measures, we continued to develop new ideas and methods for macro regulation. We exercised targeted regulation, stimulated market activity, shored up our weak spots, and boosted the real economy.
To build up a basic safety net, ensure there is a cushion in place for those most in need, and make relevant institutional arrangements
We continued to put people first, sustaining increases to spending in areas that are important to improving standards of living. We have been working to build up a basic safety net, ensure there is a cushion in place for those most in need, and make relevant institutional arrangements. Despite slowdown in the growth of government revenue and increased pressure on expenditures, more than 70% of last year's government budget was spent on ensuring standards of living.
Bolster weak spots and benefit the people, as well as increase demand and promote development
We will increase the supply of public goods and services, increase government input in areas like education and health care, and encourage nongovernmental participation to improve the efficiency of supply. This will bolster weak spots and benefit the people, as well as increase demand and promote development.
Properly exercise the power of review over all items
Local governments must completely let go of powers that should be delegated to the market or society, and properly exercise the power of review over all items that have been delegated to them by higher level governments.
Our tolerance for corruption is zero, and anyone guilty of corruption will be dealt with seriously
Our tough stance on corruption is here to stay; our tolerance for corruption is zero, and anyone guilty of corruption will be dealt with seriously.
Exercise power in accordance with the law, encourage thrift and oppose extravagance
We will exercise power in accordance with the law, encourage thrift and oppose extravagance, and work painstakingly to improve Party conduct, promote integrity, and fight corruption.
Those who do not perform their duties, and who are indolent, sloppy, or neglectful of their duties
We will work to improve the mechanisms for assessing performance, and commend those who perform well, admonish those who do not, and expose and hold to account those who are indolent, sloppy, or neglectful of their duties.
The only way to build a country is to enrich its people.
The only way to build a country is to enrich its people. With increasing people's quality of life as our objective, we will accelerate the development of social programs, reform and improve the income distribution system, do everything possible to increase people's incomes, and promote social equity, justice, harmony, and progress.
Ensuring people's wellbeing is a top priority for the government.
Ensuring people’s wellbeing is a top priority for the government, and we must do all we can do to make sure that basic needs are met.
A blight on people's quality of life and a trouble that weighs on their hearts
We will fight to win the battle of conserving energy, reducing emissions, and improving the environment. Environmental pollution is a blight on people’s quality of life and a trouble that weighs on their hearts. We must fight it with all our might.
Maintaining sustainable economic growth
Steady growth and structural adjustment complement each other. We must work hard to ensure that the economy performs within an appropriate range while promoting economic transformation and upgrading, and maintaining sustainable economic growth.