Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the press after the conclusion of the second session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Xinhua
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Li stays on message of confidence in countering slowdown

  • Premier focuses on tax cuts which are the key to the leadership’s strategy for maintaining growth and stability
  • But if the plan is to work, officials will have to deal with local resistance and entrenched interest groups that have been difficult to overcome in the past

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the press after the conclusion of the second session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Xinhua
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