May 28, 2020 02:55 PM IST
China does not need a massive stimulus but liquidity will be increased because "exceptional situations call for exceptional measures", Li said during his once-a-year news conference following the close of the annual meeting of parliament.
- Jul 14, 2016 09:40 PM IST
Li made the remarks while meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the sidelines of the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit, which will be held from tomorrow.
- May 27, 2016 12:26 PM IST
"The two sides should appropriately address our differences," President Xi Jinping told Mukherjee during their meeting here yesterday, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
- May 27, 2016 11:52 AM IST
Pranab Mukherjee, who made his first visit to China as President, met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping yesterday during which he told him that Sino-India relations have acquired "strategic significance" and if the two countries work together they can generate "tremendous momentum" for global peace and prosperity.
- May 23, 2016 08:50 AM IST
Li also pledged to further cut administrative examinations and approvals, cut the process of establishing businesses and give colleges and scientific research institutes more autonomy, Xinhua said late on Sunday, citing a transcript of a speech Li delivered on May 9.
- Apr 22, 2016 09:24 AM IST
The urban unemployment rate was 4.04 percent at the end of first quarter, flat from the end of 2015 and slightly lower than the year ago period, Xinhua said
- Nov 25, 2015 02:35 PM IST
Although China's economic growth has slowed, growth volume is increasing annually, Li spoke at an economic and trade forum of China and Central and Eastern European countries in Suzhou, Jiangsu province yesterday.
- Oct 19, 2015 07:49 AM IST
At the weekend, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that with the global economic recovery losing steam, achieving domestic growth of around 7 percent was "not easy."
- Oct 17, 2015 04:19 PM IST
Nonetheless in his comments, made at a recent meeting with senior provincial officials, the premier said that continued strength in the labour market and services were reasons for optimism, despite the headwinds facing the manufacturing sector.
- Aug 30, 2015 01:16 PM IST
Li said international market instability "has increased the uncertainties around the global economic recovery, and the impact on China's financial market and imports and exports has also deepened, with the economy facing new pressure."
- Mar 05, 2015 03:59 PM IST
The increase of the defence spending was announced by Premier Li Keqiang in his work report submitted to the China's legislature the National People's Congress (NPC) which began its 10-day annual session here on Thursday.
- Jan 29, 2015 07:56 AM IST
The growth target, which is set to be announced by Premier Li Keqiang at the annual parliament session in March, was endorsed by top party leaders and policymakers at a closed-door Central Economic Conference in December, said a number of people with knowledge of the outcome of meeting who spoke to Reuters.
- Oct 15, 2014 09:26 AM IST
The consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.6 percent in September from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday, missing market expectations for a 1.7 percent rise and down from 2 percent in August.
- Oct 13, 2014 06:21 PM IST
The exports netted USD 213.7 billion in September, a 15.3 percent increase compared to last year, customs data showed. The September growth rate was the highest monthly export reading since March 2013, beating analysts' expectations who had projected a 12 percent rise in exports, state-run Xinhua news agency reported today.
- Mar 12, 2014 09:38 AM IST
A cut would be triggered if growth slips below 7.5 percent and towards 7.0 percent.
- May 16, 2013 06:35 PM IST
On India's concerns over widening trade deficit, which touched USD 28.87 billion in the overall bilateral trade of USD 66.47 billion last year, Jiang said "China pays close attention" to the issue and is taking steps to address it.