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The National Bureau of Statistics: Sino US trade friction can not change the sustained and healthy development of China economy

Release Time:2018-7-30
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Xinhua news agency, Beijing, April (Xinhua Yu Qiongyuan, Hu Lu) 17 (reporter Yu Qiongyuan, Hu Lu) National Statistics Bureau of national economic comprehensive statistics, director of the national economic comprehensive statistics, 17 said that the current China economy is stable, China's economic stability, coordination, sustainability, economic resilience, potential, and leeway, China and the United States trade frictions are difficult to fall to China Economic changes will not change the healthy and healthy development of China's economy.

On the same day, Xing Zhihong answered a reporter's question at the news conference on the national economic operation in the first quarter of the state new office. In recent years, the internal dynamic and vitality of our economy have been greatly stimulated by the structural reform and innovation driven by the supply side. More importantly, in this process, China's economic structure has undergone significant changes. China has shifted from a large exporter to a large export and import country. This structural change has greatly enhanced the stability and toughness of the economy.

"In the past few years, the external environment is more complex and more complex. China's economy has maintained a medium and high speed growth. This is largely due to the economic structure of our domestic demand, which has hedged the weakening of foreign demand through domestic demand. "Xing Zhihong said. According to the statistics department, from 2008 to 2017, the annual average contribution rate to China's economic growth is 105.7%. At present, the final consumption expenditure has been the first engine of China's economic growth for fifth consecutive years.

At the same time, Xing Zhihong believes that vigorously implementing the strategy of innovation driven development makes the economic vitality, power and potential of our country release continuously, enhance the innovation and competitiveness of the economy, and improve the ability to deal with the complex situation.

"China is a big country, and there is great room for manoeuvre in terms of space for development, industrial system and macro-control. "Xing Zhihong said that China is fully qualified and capable of dealing with Sino-US trade frictions, various risks and challenges, and maintaining a sustained and healthy economic development.

Data show that China's trade surplus narrowed sharply in the first quarter. The total import and export of goods amounted to 6751.6 billion yuan, an increase of 9.4% over the same period of last year. The surplus was 326.2 billion yuan, a decrease of 21.8% over the same period of last year. The increase in imports and exports to the United States was 6.3%.

Xing Zhihong said that China's opening to the outside world is expanding, the trade space is still very large, and our country can continue to maintain the balance of import and export trade through the continuous enhancement of competitiveness of domestic enterprises.

In the first quarter, total retail sales of consumer goods grew by 9.8% year-on-year, 0.1 percentage points faster than in January and February, and 0.2 percentage points lower than in the same period last year.