China’s National People’s Congress opened its 2018 session Monday and will run through March 20.
China Market Intelligence
China’s legislature began its annual meeting today with the delivery of the Premier’s Government Work Report, which set an economic growth target of “around 6.5 percent” for the year. The National People’s Congress (NPC) is slated to discuss a variety of policy changes over the course of the next two weeks. Premier Li rehashed a series of previously promised market entry liberalizations.
China’s central government closed its annual National People’s Congress on Wednesday on a positive note, touting successful implementation of its previous Five-Year Plan and setting new targets for the years ahead.
China’s leading legislative body will convene March 3, with economic themes expected to be prominent on the agenda.
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and decisions of China’s bimonthly National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee Meetings, the most recent of which concluded on November 4.
Amidst growing concern nationwide about China’s air quality, in late August the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) passed the amended Air Pollution Prevention Law (APPL), incorporating critical changes after a third
China’s legislature on July 1 finalized the National Security Law of China, which includes all-encompassing definitions of national security as well as troublesome language to keep critical technology “secure and controllable.” The law was passed almost unanimously on the last day of the National People’s Congress (NPC
China’s leading legislative body discussed a broad agenda on key concerns like economic reform, rules for legislation, and maintaining growth in a slowing economy at their annual meeting that concluded yesterday in Beijing with a press conference held by Premier Li Keqiang. Li focused on maintaining macroeconomic stability and pushing forward with economic reforms.