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China Premier Stresses ‘Stability’ in Congress Report – Nikkei

Li Keqiang mentioned ‘stability’ 33 times in his government work report on Sunday summarising China’s key policy plans for the year ahead

Li Keqiang has been dumped from China's central committee and the elite Politburo Standing Committee.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at the news conference following the closing of the 2018 Congress in Beijing. File photo: Jason Lee, Reuters.


China’s Premier Li Keqiang cited “stability” more than 30 times in a report delivered to the the National People’s Congress on Sunday, Nikkei Asia reported, in what observers say is a key sign of what is to come from Beijing policy-wise over the next 12 months.

“Stability” was mentioned 38% more times this year than in 2022, marking the most frequent use of the keyword under Xi, who became president early in 2013, the report went on, as Li stressed that China will stabilise prices, employment and supply chains.

Full story: Nikkei Asia


  • By Sean O’Meara


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Sean O'Meara

Sean O'Meara is an Editor at Asia Financial. He has been a newspaper man for more than 30 years, working at local, regional and national titles in the UK as a writer, sub-editor, page designer and print editor. A football, cricket and rugby fan, he has a particular interest in sports finance.


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