General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee Xi Jinping presides over the meeting
Cartography: Zhang Fangman
○ In the first half of the year, the major economic indicators are in a reasonable range of the annual expected targets, and the overall economic and social development is a good start.
○ At present, China’s development is still in an important period of strategic opportunities that can accomplish much, with basic conditions for the sustained and healthy development of the economy. In the second half of the year, China’s economy will still maintain its overall stable development.
○ In the second half of the year, we must fully implement the Party’s spirit of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party. In accordance with the overall deployment of the Central Economic Work Conference, we must adhere to the principle of striving for progress in a steady manner, persist in improving the quality and efficiency of economic development, and adhere to the continuity and stability of macroeconomic policies. Improve pertinence and coordination, and conduct pre-adjustment and fine-tuning in accordance with changes in the economic situation in a timely and appropriate manner.
The Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee held a meeting on July 30 to analyze and study the economic situation in the first half of the year and the economic work in the second half of the year. General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee Xi Jinping presided over the meeting.
The meeting held that since the beginning of this year, the economic environment at home and abroad has been very complicated. Under the correct leadership of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, all localities and departments implemented the spirit of the Party’s 18th National Congress and the Central Economic Work Conference, adhered to the general tone of work for stability and progress, and focused on improving the quality and effectiveness of economic development, and focused on deepening reforms. Accelerate the adjustment of structure and transformation and upgrade, continuously improve people’s livelihood, calmly respond to various risk challenges, and do a solid job in all aspects.
In the first half of the year, major economic indicators are within a reasonable range of annual expected targets, and the overall economic and social development is a good start. The economy maintained steady growth, the overall price level was basically stable, the employment situation was generally stable, summer grain and oil harvested again, the service industry continued to accelerate development, scientific and technological innovation achievements continued to emerge, energy saving and emission reduction work was further intensified, and decentralization was streamlined, reforms and opening up were made. The intensity has increased and social undertakings have been strengthened.
The meeting believes that at present, China’s development is still in an important period of strategic opportunities that can accomplish much, with the basic conditions for sustained and healthy economic development. In the second half of the year, China’s economy will still maintain its overall stable development. At the same time, we must also realize that the world economy is undergoing profound adjustments, and the development environment at home and abroad is very complicated. We must not only earnestly raise our awareness of dangers, but also be fully prepared to deal with all kinds of complex and difficult situations. We must firmly grasp the major adjustment opportunities, be active and innovative, make innovations, persist in maintaining steady growth, adjust the structure, promote reform, and adhere to the macro conditions. Policies must be stable, micro policies must be alive, social policies must be underpinned, and efforts must be made to achieve organic unity among the three.
The meeting pointed out that the economic work in the second half of the year should fully implement the party’s spirit of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party, follow the overall deployment of the Central Economic Work Conference, adhere to stability and progress, adhere to improve the quality and efficiency of economic development as the center, and adhere to the continuity and stability of macroeconomic policies. Sex, improve targeted, coordination, according to the changes in the economic situation, timely and appropriate pre-adjustment and fine-tuning, steady and promising. We must balance growth with stability, adjust structure, promote reform, actively expand effective demand, focus on promoting transformation and upgrading, continuously deepen reform and opening up, and strive to ensure and improve people’s livelihood and ensure the completion of the major tasks of economic and social development throughout the year.
The meeting demanded that all localities and departments should unify their thinking and actions to the central government’s analysis and judgment of the economic situation and the deployment of various decisions, strengthen confidence, work hard, and strive to do a good job in all aspects of economic and social development. It is necessary to grasp the direction, strength, and rhythm of macroeconomic regulation and control so that economic operations are within a reasonable range. Continue to implement proactive fiscal policies and sound monetary policies, revitalize stocks, optimize incrementals, focus on improving efficiency in the use of fiscal funds, increase financial support for the real economy, put money on the knife, actively release effective demand, and promote consumer spending Upgrading, maintaining a reasonable investment growth, actively and steadily advancing new urbanization with a human-centered nature, promoting stable and healthy development of the real estate market, maintaining stable development of agriculture, consolidating the foundation for good harvests, grasping the production of “vegetable basket” products, and solidly implementing various disaster prevention and reduction programs Work; further stimulate the vitality of enterprises, increase policy support and service for small and medium-sized micro-enterprises, etc., further reduce the cost of clearing fees, expand the financing channels for enterprises; accelerate the adjustment of industrial structure, promote the transformation and upgrading of traditional industries, and actively cultivate and develop strategic emerging Industry, accelerate the development of the information industry, vigorously develop the energy conservation and environmental protection and new energy industries, promote the development of new service industries and living service industries; deepen the implementation of the overall regional development strategy, implement and improve regional development plans and policies; strive to stabilize foreign trade, improve policies Services, broaden export channels, actively increase imports, effectively respond to trade frictions, encourage qualified companies to invest overseas, continue to cancel and decentralize administrative examination and approval matters, deepen the reform of fiscal and taxation financial systems, and actively and steadily push forward the reform of resource products and environmental prices. We will do a good job in the trials of comprehensive reforms, stabilize the overall price level, strengthen the link between production, supply, and sales of important commodities, strive to reduce the impact of rising commodity prices on people’s lives, make every effort to ensure the improvement of people’s livelihood, continue to improve employment and entrepreneurship support policies, coordinate the construction of urban and rural social security systems, and properly arrange disaster areas. Mass production and life, promote the development of education, health, culture and sports, strengthen and innovate social management, and maintain social harmony and stability.
The meeting also studied other matters. (Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, July 30th)
The People’s Daily (July 31, 2013 01)