It’s the big annual political season.
The 13th National People’s Congress, China’s national legislature, and the country’s political advisory body, held their annual meetings in Beijing. On the agenda — a challenging economy, trade, global engagement, foreign investment and a number of other issues.
CGTN’s Nathan King reports from Beijing.
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- Robert Hormats served as a U.S. Ambassador and Deputy Trade Representative. He’s currently Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates.
- Yan Liang heads the department of economics at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.
- Sourabh Gupta focuses on the Asia-Pacific region as a resident senior fellow with the Institute for China-America Studies.
- John Gong is a professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.
China is determined to implement large-scale #tax and fee cuts this year as a key countermeasure against downward economic pressure, Premier Li Keqiang said Friday at a press conference after the conclusion of the annual session of the National People's Congress. #2019twosessions pic.twitter.com/QQ5ep6RuSA
— ShanghaiEye (@ShanghaiEye) March 15, 2019
Economic decoupling from US ‘not realistic or possible’, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says https://t.co/Zpj4SqM6ey
— SCMP News (@SCMPNews) March 15, 2019