Liu Yongfu, China’s leading anti-poverty official, speaks in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua

Trade war with US is hindering China’s efforts to combat poverty, Beijing admits

  • The government remains confident of meeting its targets; it has set 2020 as the deadline to eradicate absolute poverty in the country
  • Liu Yongfu, China’s leading anti-poverty official, emphasised the development of industries in poverty-stricken areas
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Liu Yongfu, China’s leading anti-poverty official, speaks in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
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