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PREMIER WITH A MISSION

China to take proactive employment policies

China will take proactive employment policies from now to 2020 to create more jobs and support economic growth.

Government to create more jobs

China will maintain a proactive policy on employment, according to the State Council’s executive meeting on Jan 18.

KEY INDICATORS

China’s economy grows 6.7% in 2016

China’s economy grew 6.7 percent year on year in 2016, the slowest pace of growth in 26 years but still within the government’s target range set for the year.

China’s real estate investment up 6.9% in 2016

China’s investment in property development gained steam in 2016, as investors continued to start new projects amid surging house prices, official data showed on Jan 20.

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

China regains first place in IMF report

China regained its top spot in world economic growth, with 6.7 percent, in 2016, according to an IMF report released on Jan 16.

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Cautious optimism about 2017

China Daily has published three full-page special reports of the executives’ views on the Chinese economy this week, as the World Economic Forum is held in Davos.

China’s tax burden below world average: official

An official said on Jan 16 that China’s macro tax burden had been lower than the world average for the past few years.

How China drives world economy

Stable growth, increasing demand, strong outbound investment and huge potential make China the biggest engine.

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