Graphics: What messages has Premier Li delivered in the 2019 government work report?
Updated 18:33, 13-Aug-2019
By Hu Yiwei, Zhao Hong


Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered the Government Work Report to the second session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing on Tuesday.

The words reflect new issues China faces like "China-U.S. Trade Frictions" and new major projects such as "Hainan Pilot Free Trade Zone." China's development model is shifting as shown by "Core Technology" and "Blue Economy". The government is also responding to people's immediate needs, such as "Higher Vocational Schools", "Food and Drug Safety Supervision" and "Infant Care".

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The second graphic illustrates the most prominent words in the tree map. The keywords identify the issues and terms on which Chinese government has placed emphasis. "Development," "Reform" and "Economy" are the top three words in the report, the same as in last year's report.

The government's new GDP target has been the most watched item in the annual government work report. The chart below presents China's GDP goals and actual numbers from 2014. For this year, China set its GDP growth target between 6 percent and 6.5 percent.

The following graphic also includes the comparison between China's goals and achievements for 2018 in economy, government budget, people's livelihood, infrastructure and environment protection, as well as plans for 2019.

(Graphics by Fan Chenxiao, Gao Hongmei)