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China joins the world’s largest free trade zone

Xi Jinping hosted a symposium on comprehensively promoting the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt and delivered an important speech
Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, President of the State and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, hosted a symposium on comprehensively promoting the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province on the morning of the 14th and delivered an important speech. He emphasized that it is necessary to implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Plenary Sessions of the 19th Central Committee, unswervingly implement the new development concept, promote the high-quality development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt, and write a new ecological priority for green development. Chapter, creating a new model for coordinated regional development, building a new high-level opening to the outside world, shaping new advantages in innovation-driven development, drawing a new picture of the harmonious integration of landscapes, peoples and cities, making the Yangtze River Economic Belt the main battlefield for ecological priority green development in China, and smooth domestic International dual-circulation aorta, leading the main force of high-quality economic development.

“Seeking Truth” published an important article by General Secretary Xi Jinping
The 22nd issue of “Seeking Truth” published on November 16 will publish an important article by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, President of the State, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, “Promoting the full rule of law, and exerting the active role of the rule of law in the modernization of the national governance system and governance capabilities.” effect”. The article emphasizes that adhering to the comprehensive rule of law is a significant advantage of the socialist national system and national governance system with Chinese characteristics. The socialist rule of law in our country embodies the theoretical achievements and practical experience of our party in governing the country and is the most basic, most stable and reliable guarantee for the governance of the system. It is necessary to promote the comprehensive rule of law and give play to the positive role of the rule of law in the modernization of the national governance system and governance capabilities.

Li Keqiang Attends the Fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement Leaders’ Meeting
Premier Li Keqiang attended the Fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Leaders’ Meeting in the Great Hall of the People on the morning of November 15. The meeting was held in video format. Li Keqiang said that today is a landmark day, and the leaders of our 15 countries will jointly witness the signing of RCEP. RCEP will achieve a high level of openness in goods trade, service trade and investment between countries in the region, greatly enhance the level of regional trade and investment liberalization and facilitation, and enhance regional attractiveness and competitiveness. It will not only strongly promote the overall recovery of the regional economy, but also Promoting regional development and prosperity and adding new momentum will also become an important engine for global growth. After the meeting, Li Keqiang attended and witnessed the RCEP signing ceremony with leaders of various countries.

Li Keqiang attended the 15th East Asia Summit
Premier Li Keqiang attended the 15th East Asia Summit in the Great Hall of the People on the evening of November 14. The leaders of the ten ASEAN countries, Russian President Putin, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Australian Prime Minister Morrison, New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern, Indian Foreign Minister Jaishan Su, and U.S. President’s National Security Affairs Assistant O’Brien attended the meeting. Li Keqiang pointed out that facing the new situation, the East Asia Summit should play an active role in responding to crises and promoting cooperation. China makes the following suggestions: First, unite to fight the epidemic and improve public health capabilities. The second is to strengthen policy coordination and form a joint force for economic recovery. The third is to carry out pragmatic cooperation to enhance sustainable development capabilities. The meeting passed the “East Asia Summit Leaders’ Statement on Cooperation to Promote Stable Economic Growth in the Region” and other outcome documents.

Li Keqiang attended the 23rd ASEAN and China, Japan and South Korea Leaders’ Meeting
Premier Li Keqiang attended the 23rd ASEAN and China, Japan and South Korea (10+3) Leaders’ Meeting in the Great Hall of the People on the afternoon of November 14. The leaders of the ten ASEAN countries as well as South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga attended the meeting. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presided over the meeting. The meeting was held in video format. Li Keqiang pointed out that the 10+3 countries are an important force to promote the economic development of East Asia. We must further strengthen communication and coordination, enhance the resilience and vitality of 10+3 cooperation, and promote the overall recovery of the East Asian economy. China puts forward the following suggestions: First, continue to strengthen anti-epidemic cooperation and promote public health capacity building. Second, speed up the construction of free trade zones and deepen the integration and development of East Asia. Third, unblock the supply chain of the regional industrial chain and enhance the competitiveness of the East Asian industrial system. Fourth, seize the opportunity of the digital economy to build an innovation highland in East Asia. Fifth, focus on social and people’s livelihood cooperation to achieve sustainable development in East Asia. The meeting passed the “10+3 Leaders’ Statement on Strengthening Economic and Financial Resilience Cooperation and Addressing New Challenges.”
Hu Chunhua emphasized that we must step up and plan to consolidate and expand the results of poverty alleviation and effectively connect with rural revitalization
Hu Chunhua, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and leader of the Leading Group for Poverty Alleviation and Development of the State Council, visited Gansu from the 12th to 15th to consolidate and expand the results of poverty alleviation and effectively link the work of rural revitalization. He emphasized that it is necessary to thoroughly implement the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Party and the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important instructions, follow the decisions and deployments of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, and on the basis of ensuring a comprehensive and high-quality victory in the fight against poverty on the basis of planning and consolidation. Expansion of the results of poverty alleviation and the effective connection of rural revitalization, continue to promote the development of poverty alleviation areas and the improvement of people’s lives.

Study and implement the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
On the morning of the 15th, the Central Propaganda Group to study and implement the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China gave a lecture in Shenyang, Liaoning Province. Xiao Yaqing, a member of the Central Propaganda Group, Party Secretary and Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, made a lecture. At the report meeting, Xiao Yaqing’s drafting of the “Recommendations” from the planning was carried out under the personal leadership of General Secretary Xi Jinping, which brought together the wisdom of the entire party and society; deeply understood the historic achievements and historical changes that have been made in the development of the party and the country, and further Strengthen the ideological, political, and action awareness of the “two maintenances”; a deep understanding of the core elements of the planning “Proposal”, the key to grasping the “three news”; accurately understanding and grasping the 2035 vision and the “14th Five-Year Plan” The guiding principles and main goals of the period; accurate understanding and grasping of the key tasks of the “14th Five-Year Plan” period; adhere to the overall leadership of the party and mobilize all forces to unite and strive for the realization of the “14th Five-Year Plan” and 2035 long-term goals. The spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the Nineteenth Central Committee of the Party was comprehensively preached and explained in depth.

Hubei Province’s foreign trade imports and exports in the first 10 months increased by 9.7% year-on-year
It was recently learned from Wuhan Customs that in the first 10 months of this year, the total value of Hubei Province’s foreign trade imports and exports reached 344.6 billion yuan, an increase of 9.7% over the same period last year. Among them, exports were 212.16 billion yuan, an increase of 8.8%; imports were 132.44 billion yuan, an increase of 11.1%. Statistics show that in October, the total import and export value of Hubei Province reached 50.46 billion yuan, surpassing 50 billion yuan for the first time, setting a new monthly record, an increase of 29.5%.

The last 9 impoverished counties (cities) in Yunnan withdraw from impoverished counties
The Yunnan Provincial Government announced on the 14th that nine impoverished counties (cities) including Zhenxiong County and Huize County had withdrawn from the impoverished county sequence. The relevant approval of the Yunnan Provincial Government stated that Zhenxiong County, Huize County, Pingbian County, Guangnan County, Lancang County, after the county-level application, city review, provincial-level verification, third-party field evaluation and inspection, and publicity procedures Ninglang County, Lushui City, Fugong County, Lanping County 9 counties (cities) have reached the poverty-stricken counties exit criteria and meet the poverty-stricken counties’ exit requirements. The exit of the poverty-stricken counties is now approved.

Xinjiang realizes that all impoverished counties take off
On the 14th, the People’s Government of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region issued an announcement that the last 10 counties including Shache County that were not out of poverty were assessed and verified to meet the poverty-stricken counties’ exit criteria and conditions and exit the poverty-stricken counties. So far, all 32 poor counties in Xinjiang have taken their hats off, and the absolute poverty problem has been solved historically.

Guangxi issues policies to accelerate the high-quality construction of Baise’s key development and opening pilot zones
Guangxi recently issued the “Policies on Accelerating the High-quality Construction of Guangxi’s Baise Key Development and Opening Pilot Zone”, proposing to accelerate the construction of the pilot zone into an important platform for my country and ASEAN to jointly build the “Belt and Road” with high quality, and radiate to drive the development of surrounding economies. For important engines, stable and stable border areas and demonstration areas for ecological civilization construction, the pilot areas are encouraged to try first, and strive to create a first-class business environment.

Investment in the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port continues to focus on industrial development
With the gradual advancement of the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port, more and more construction projects are gathering for industrial development. The fourth batch of construction projects of Hainan Free Trade Port started on the 13th, and the total investment of industrial development projects accounted for more than half. A total of 162 projects were started this time with a total investment of 55.18 billion yuan, of which 3 projects had an investment of more than 3 billion yuan. Since the beginning of this year, Hainan Free Trade Port has started a total of 534 projects with a total investment of 172.48 billion yuan, of which the investment in industrial development projects accounted for about 50%.

The 22nd Hi-Tech Fair closed, more than a thousand new products were launched
The 22nd China International High-Tech Fair with the theme of “Technology Changes Life, Innovation Drives Development” ended in Shenzhen on the 15th. More than 3,300 exhibitors at home and abroad participated in the exhibition, displaying more than 9,000 high-tech projects, covering labor Intelligent, intelligent manufacturing, intelligent driving, 5G commercial, 8K ultra high definition, blockchain technology, big data, cloud computing and other fields.

China joins the world’s largest free trade zone, over 90% of goods or zero tariffs
The 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) Leaders’ Meeting was held on the morning of November 15 by video. At 11:45 am local time, the “Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement” (RCEP) was formally signed under the organization of the 2020 ASEAN chairmanship, Vietnam. The “Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement” (RCEP) negotiation was initiated by 10 ASEAN countries, and 6 countries including China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and India were invited to participate. The negotiation was officially launched in November 2012 and lasted 8 years. India has not joined the agreement for the time being due to “an important issue has not been resolved.” The signing of the agreement marks the successful start of the construction of the East Asia Free Trade Zone with the largest population, the most diverse membership structure and the greatest development potential in the world.