Li Keqiang: Market Players are Important Forces for Economic and Social Development, People are Real Heroes
2021-06-03 10:43

Premier Li Keqiang emphasized at the national video conference on deepening the reform of "distribution suits" and focusing on cultivating and stimulating the vitality of market players on June 2 that practice has fully proved that market players are an important force for economic and social development and the people are real heroes!

 

The Prime Minister pointed out that last year, we innovated and implemented macro policies and deepened the reform of "distribution suits". Under such difficult circumstances, the number of new market players still increased by more than 25 million against the trend, and continued to grow at a high speed in the first four months of this year. According to statistics from relevant departments, the total number of registered market entities in 2012 was 54.95 million, which increased to more than 140 million in April this year, with an activity rate of about 70%.

 

Li Keqiang said that keeping market players will stabilize employment. Last year, the number of new jobs in cities and towns reached 11.86 million, and the surveyed unemployment rate in cities and towns dropped from 6.2% in February to 5.2% at the end of the year. Where there is employment, there is income. The per capita disposable income of the whole country actually increased by 2.1%, which basically kept pace with economic growth. New market players quickly became an important source of tax revenue. In 2013, there were more than 6.2 million new tax-related market entities in the country, and the tax payment in that year was 160 billion yuan; From 2013 to 2020, nearly 80 million new tax-related market entities were established, and the tax payment reached 3.82 trillion yuan last year.

 

He said that in the face of multiple severe shocks last year, hundreds of millions of market players showed strong resilience. Practice has fully proved that market players are an important force in economic and social development, and people are real heroes!