Li Keqiang Attended Special Dialogue on Global Entrepreneurs of World Economic Forum
2021-11-18 13:40

Premier Li Keqiang attended the Special Dialogue on Global Entrepreneurs of the World Economic Forum in the Great Hall of the People on the evening of November 16, delivered a speech and interacted with entrepreneurs' representatives. The dialogue was held by video, hosted by Schwab, President of the World Economic Forum, and attended by nearly 400 entrepreneurs from more than 40 countries.

 

In his speech, Li Keqiang said that the current global epidemic situation is still fluctuating, the recovery momentum of the world economy is weak, and unstable and uncertain factors are increasing. President Xi Jinping proposed to build a community with shared future for mankind. China is willing to work with all parties to fight the epidemic, promote economic recovery and keep the industrial chain and supply chain stable and smooth. We will firmly uphold the basic norms of international relations based on the UN Charter, safeguard the multilateral trading system with the World Trade Organization as the core, and improve the level of trade and investment liberalization and facilitation. Strengthen international macro-policy coordination, maintain the stable operation of global finance and promote the stable recovery of the world economy.

 

Li Keqiang introduced the current economic situation in China. He said that since the beginning of this year, we have made overall plans to promote epidemic prevention and control and economic and social development, and the economy as a whole has continued to resume its development trend, while facing new downward pressure. As the largest developing country in the world, the fundamentals of China's long-term economic improvement have not changed. China's market players have grown to 150 million, which has driven more than 700 million people to find jobs. This is the resilience and vitality of China's economy, and it also strongly supports the basic disk of employment. We will stabilize the macroeconomic operation, Adhere to not engaging in "flood irrigation", continue to formulate and implement macro policies for the needs of market players, introduce and implement more combined tax reduction and fee reduction measures in a timely manner, deepen the reform of distribution suits, stimulate the vitality of market players and develop endogenous motivation, and help market players, especially small and medium-sized enterprises with a large quantity and a wide range, tide over difficulties. In accordance with the requirements of basing ourselves on the new development stage, implementing the new development concept, building a new development pattern and promoting high-quality development, we will strengthen cross-cycle adjustment to ensure that the economy operates in a reasonable range and is stable and far-reaching.

 

Li Keqiang pointed out that China's economy has been deeply integrated into the world economy. Opening to the outside world is China's basic national policy. We will unswervingly expand opening to the outside world, promote international cooperation in various fields and at various levels, create a market-oriented and legalized international business environment, treat all kinds of market players equally, and protect intellectual property rights according to law. China has always been a big market in the world and an important destination for investment. Enterprises from all over the world are welcome to continue to invest in China.

 

Li Keqiang appreciated the support given by foreign enterprises to China's reform, opening up and modernization, and stressed that it is necessary to strengthen confidence, face up to difficulties, and adhere to openness, tolerance, unity and cooperation, so as to create a bright future for world economic development.

 

After the speech, Li Keqiang answered questions from entrepreneurs from various countries. When talking about energy supply, Li Keqiang said that in view of the shortage of energy supply such as electricity and coal in the previous period, we have taken a series of measures to strengthen energy supply security, which has been effectively alleviated at present and is guaranteed in the future. We will proceed from the reality of our national conditions and promote low-carbon transformation in a balanced and orderly manner on the premise of ensuring stable and safe energy supply. He also answered questions about green development, medical and health care, urbanization and so on.

 

Wang Yi and He Lifeng attended the above activities.