Report on the Work of the Government 2016


2016 年3 月5 日在第十二届全国人民
国务院总理 李克强

Delivered at the Fourth Session of the 12th National People's Congress rif
the People's Republic rif China on March 5, 2016
Li Keqiang
Premier of the State Council


Esteemed Deputies,
On behalf of the State Council, I will now report to you on the work of the
government for your deliberation and approval. I invite comments on my report
from the members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political
Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

一、2015 年工作回顾
Let me start with a review of the work we did in 2015. In the past year, China has encountered many difficulties and challenges in its development. However, under the leadership of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) headed by General Secretary Xi Jinping, and with confidence and courage, all the people of China have worked to overcome obstacles and have pressed ahead with a pioneering spirit. As a result, progress has been achieved and stability ensured in economic and social development, the main tasks and targets for the year have been fulfilled, and major achievements have been made in reform, opening up, and socialist modernization.

——经济运行保持在合理区间。国内生产总值达到67. 7 万亿元,增长6.9% ,在世界主要经济体中位居前列。粮食产量实现"十二连增",居民消费价格涨幅保持较低水平。特别是就业形势总体稳定,城镇新增就业1312 万人,超过全年预期目标,成为经济运行的一大亮点。
The economy operated within an appropriate range. GDP reached 67.7 trillion yuan, representing an increase of 6.9% over the previous year—a growth rate faster than that of most other major economies. Food crop production increased for the 12th year in a row. Consumer prices grew slowly. Of particular note, the employment situation overall remained stable, with 13.12 million new urban jobs created over the course of the year, surpassing the year's target and becoming an economic highlight.

——结构调整取得积极进展。服务业在国内生产总值中的比重上升到50. 5 % ,首次占据"半壁江山"。消费对经济增长的贡献率达到66.4% 。高技术产业和装备制造业增速快于一般工业。单位国内生产总值能耗下降5.6% 。结构调整取得积极进展。服务业在国内生产总值中的比重上升到50. 5 % ,首次占据"半壁江山"。消费对经济增长的贡献率达到66.4% 。高技术产业和装备制造业增速快于一般工业。单位国内生产总值能耗下降5.6% 。
Encouraging progress was made in structural adjustment. The service sector as a proportion of GDP rose to 50.5%, accounting for more than half for the first time. The contribution of consumption toward economic growth reached 66.4%. High-tech industries and equipment manufacturing grew faster than other industries. Energy consumption per unit of GDP fell by 5.6%.

——发展新动能力加快成长。创新驱动发展战略持续推进,互联网与各行业加速融合,新兴产业快速增长。大众创业、万众创新蓬勃发展,全年新登记注册企业增长21. 6 % ,平均每天新增1. 2 万户。新动能对稳就业、促升级发挥了突出作用,正在推动经济社会发生深刻变革。
New driving forces for development grew rapidly. Further progress was made in implementing the strategy of innovation-driven development, the penetration of the Internet into all industries picked up pace, and emerging industries grew rapidly. Business startups and innovations by the general public flourished, with the number of newly registered businesses rising by 21.6% in 2015, or an average of 12,000 new businesses per day. New driving forces played a major role in keeping employment stable and pushing ahead industry upgrading, and are now driving profound economic and social change in China.

——人民生活进一步改善。全国居民人均可支配收入实际增长7.4% ,快于经济增速。去年末居民储蓄存款余额增长8.5% ,新增4 万多亿元。又解决6434 万农村人口饮水安全问题。扶贫攻坚力度加大,农村贫困人口减少1442 万人。
Living standards improved. Personal per capita disposable income increased by 7.4% in real terms, overtaking the growth rate of the economy. By the end of last year, personal savings deposits had risen by 8.5%, an increase of more than four trillion yuan. In rural areas, another 64.34 million people gained access to safe drinking water and greater alleviation efforts reduced the number of people living in poverty by 14.42 million.