Li Keqiang gives his speech today at Great Hall of the People, in which he admitted that downward pressure on China’s economy was intensifying. Photo: Xinhua Li Keqiang gives his speech today at Great Hall of the People, in which he admitted that downward pressure on China’s economy was intensifying. Photo: Xinhua
Li Keqiang gives his speech today at Great Hall of the People, in which he admitted that downward pressure on China’s economy was intensifying. Photo: Xinhua

Premier Li Keqiang signals China’s ‘new normal’ with lower annual growth target

He tells NPC that government has set growth target this year of about 7pc - below last year’s 7.5 pc - will create 10 million new jobs and continue fight against pollution and corruption

Topic |   China Parliamentary Sessions 2015
Li Keqiang gives his speech today at Great Hall of the People, in which he admitted that downward pressure on China’s economy was intensifying. Photo: Xinhua Li Keqiang gives his speech today at Great Hall of the People, in which he admitted that downward pressure on China’s economy was intensifying. Photo: Xinhua
Li Keqiang gives his speech today at Great Hall of the People, in which he admitted that downward pressure on China’s economy was intensifying. Photo: Xinhua
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