China resorts to both pandemic response, economic recovery to spur growth: senior official

China has ratcheted up efforts in both COVID-19 control and economic improvements during the pandemic outbreak, which have yielded fruitful results in socio-economic results, the head of the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday during a press conference held by the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to introduce the guiding principles of the fifth plenary session.