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CHINA MAKES PLANS AT A PROVINCIAL LEVEL TO LIFT MILLIONS OF CITIZENS OUT OF POVERTY BY 2021

Chinese provincial governments are making plans in order to implement the central policy of reducing povertyhighlighted in the National People’s Congress’ 13th five-year plan the most clear statement of China’s policy objectives for the coming half-decade.

The province of Hunan, which is particularly poverty-stricken, has developed an initiative which has been emulated in other provinces like Sichuan and Shandong. The initiatives plan to spur growth in e-commerce and industry, improve access to financing, and pursue the construction of new infrastructure projects, in order to bring about sustainable and inclusive development. The initiatives are expected to bring millions of citizens out of poverty.

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has supported sending a team of supervisory experts to ensure that provincial governments follow through with their commitments.

 

The gLAWcal Team

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Wednesday, January 18 2017

(Source: The BRICS Post)