BEIJING, Dec. 31 : President Xi Jinping on Monday said that China’s economy stayed within a reasonable range in 2018, when delivering a New Year speech.
The campaign to prevent and control pollution of air, water and soil was going smoothly. The improvement of the people’s wellbeing speeded up and their living standards were steadily improved, Xi said.
National strategies including the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the development of Yangtze Economic Belt, and the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area were steadily implemented, according to Xi.
Xi also mentioned the achievements he witnessed during his inspection trips: the improved ecology along the Yangtze River, the agricultural harvest in northeast provinces, the reform and vitality in Shenzhen and Shanghai, as well as the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. (Xinhua) /Enditem