Li struck a note of confidence that China could meet the 6.5 per cent annual growth target for the rest of the decade, bring debt under control and provide jobs or welfare – a “new rice bowl” – for millions of displaced workers to safeguard social stability. Photo: Kyodo

Premier Li Keqiang’s reassuring words must be met by action

The world hears what he says and feels relief at his confidence, but it is sure to be watching closely to see whether policies and actions justify it

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Li struck a note of confidence that China could meet the 6.5 per cent annual growth target for the rest of the decade, bring debt under control and provide jobs or welfare – a “new rice bowl” – for millions of displaced workers to safeguard social stability. Photo: Kyodo
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