Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) attends the opening ceremony of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013, also known as Summer Davos, in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 11, 2013. The three-day Summer Davos opened here on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)
Photos >>2013 Summer Davos opens in Dalian
Chinese economy enters phase of medium to high rate growth: Premier Li
DALIAN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that the country's economy has entered a phase of medium and high rate growth, striking an optimistic tone of keeping stable and sustainable development.
During his speech at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013 in northeast China's Dalian, Li said a growth of around 7.5 percent is still considered high for any major economy in the world, although it is slower than the double-digit growth in the past. Full story
Reform, opening-up essential for China's modernization: Premier
DALIAN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that China's modernization will not be accomplished without reform, nor will it be achieved without opening-up.
Li made the remarks while addressing the opening ceremony of the three-day Summer Davos in the northeastern port city of Dalian. Full story
China to reach growth target despite challenges: Premier
DALIAN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday reassured the world about the national economy's health, saying the country will reach its target of 7.5 percent growth this year despite the complex world's economic situation.
Li made the remarks while addressing the opening ceremony of the three-day Summer Davos in the northeastern port city of Dalian, pointing to growing signs of stabilization in the world's second-largest economy during the past two months. Full story
2013 Summer Davos opens, focus on innovation
DALIAN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013, also known as Summer Davos, opened Wednesday in northeast China's port city of Dalian.
This year's forum, themed "Meeting the Innovation Imperative," will feature interactive discussions on issues such as sustainable growth, energy security, trade and investment.Full story