Premier Li Keqiang said during his tour of the Fujian FTZ that he hopes the zone will be an “experimental field” of reform.
On a visit to Fujian province from April 22 to 24, Premier Li urged the province to take advantage of its proximity to Taiwan.
The work of Yan Fu, a well-known scholar and translator in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is still relevant today, said Premier Li Keqiang while visiting Yan’s residence.
Premier Li wished Huang Jinquan, a relocated householder in Fuzhou, a happy life while visiting the later’s new home.
Premier Li Keqiang exchanged ideas with students and teachers during a visit to Xiamen University on April 22.
Premier Li Keqiang has demanded a high level of opening up and innovation to bolster economic growth.
Premier Li Keqiang said he is concerned about various issues faced by traditional industries, in particular the textile industry.
Premier Li Keqiang visited Xiamen, part of the Fujian Pilot Free Trade Zone, aiming to provide encouragement to the newly-inaugurated zone.
Pilot Free Trade Zones (FTZs), now operating in four areas, must have the courage to roll out bolder reforms, Premier Li said on April 22 as he visited Xiamen.
The work of Yan Fu, a well-known scholar and translator in the Qing Dynasty, is still relevant today, Premier Li said.
During a visit to a branch of the Industrial Bank in the Fujian Free Trade Zone on April 23, Premier Li Keqiang said that the aim of the FTZ is to push reform through opening up.
Promotion of the “Made in China 2025” program should be accelerated to maintain the medium to high speed of China’s economic growth, Premier Li Keqiang said on April 23.
Premier Li Keqiang said he supports mass innovation and entrepreneurship during a visit to the Xiamen University on April 22.
Premier Li Keqiang visited a bookstore at Xiamen University in Fujian province on April 22, one day ahead of World Book Day, and discussed the benefits of reading with students.
Premier Li Keqiang reviewed the history of Xiamen University, spanning more than 90 years, on a tour of its history museum on April 22.
Premier Li Keqiang has pledged to continue existing preferential policies, including tax reductions, for Taiwan-invested companies.
“Compatriots across the Taiwan Strait are like brothers and sisters in a family,” Premier Li Keqiang said at a seminar with 11 Taiwan business leaders investing in Fujian.
Premier Li Keqiang said that the government is not simply regulating enterprises by administrative supervision, it is also catering to their needs.