On March 5, Premier Li Keqiang made a report on the work of the government. The main points are as follows:
1. Achievements of last year
GDP grew by 6.6%, exceeding 90 trillion yuan in total.
There are 13.61 million new jobs in cities and towns.
The number of poor people in rural areas decreased by 13.86 million.
Reducing taxes and fees for enterprises and individuals by about 1.3 trillion yuan.
The total tariff level dropped from 9.8% to 7.5%.
Seventeen anticancer drugs were markedly reduced in price and included in the national health insurance catalogue.
Still keep awake:
External input risk rises. Domestic downward pressure is increasing. The real economy is more difficult. There are still many potential risks in finance and other fields.
2. Goals for this year
GDP grew by 6-6.5%.
More than 11 million people have been employed in cities and towns. The survey shows that the unemployment rate is about 5.5% and the registered unemployment rate is less than 4.5%.
Consumer prices rose by about 3%.
The number of poor people in rural areas has decreased by more than 10 million.
Energy consumption per unit of GDP decreased by about 3%.
3. Key Work of the Year
Tax reduction and fee reduction: reduce the current 16% value-added tax rate in manufacturing and other industries to 13%. Over the year, the burden of corporate tax and social security contributions has been reduced by nearly 2 trillion yuan.
Employment: For the first time, the employment priority policy has been put on the macro policy level.
Consumption: Continue to implement the preferential policies for the purchase of new energy vehicles.
Investment: Railway investment is 800 billion yuan and highway and waterway investment is 1.8 trillion yuan.
Finance: Set up a scientific innovation board and pilot registration system.
Promote the healthy and stable development of multi-level capital market.
Accurate poverty alleviation: We will intensify efforts to alleviate poverty in the three districts, three states and other deep poverty-stricken areas.
Pollution prevention and control: emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides decreased by 3%, chemical oxygen demand and ammonia nitrogen decreased by 2%.
Education: The central government has allocated more than 1 trillion yuan for education expenditure.
Medical treatment: Reduce and unify the starting line of major illness insurance, and increase the reimbursement rate from 50% to 60%.
Speed-up and fee-reduction: The average fee for mobile network traffic will be reduced by more than 20%, and the number-carrying network will be implemented throughout the country.
Opening up: Reducing the negative list of foreign investment access. A new area of Shanghai Free Trade Test Zone will be added. We will continue to promote Sino-US economic and trade negotiations.
Harmonious development: the development of regional integration in the Yangtze River Delta has become a national strategy.