BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will deliver a report on the work of the government Friday morning at the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC).
|Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao delivers a government work report during the opening|
meeting of the Third Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) at the
Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2010.
Following are some key figures from the report distributed to media before the opening of the session:
WORK REVIEW IN 2009
-- China's gross domestic product (GDP) reached 33.5 trillion yuan, up 8.7 percent from a year earlier.
-- Fiscal revenue was 6.85 trillion yuan, up 11.7 percent year on year.
-- Grain production was 531 million tonnes, a new record and increasing for the sixth consecutive year.
-- A total of 11.02 million job opportunities were created for urban residents.
-- The per capita disposable income of urban residents was 17,175 yuan, up 9.8 percent in real terms, while the net per capita income of rural residents was 5,153 yuan, rising 8.5 percent in real terms.
-- The central government's public investment was 924.3 billion yuan, 503.8 billion yuan more than in the previous year's budget.
-- The government invested 654.5 billion yuan to support the post-Wenchuan earthquake recovery and reconstruction work.
-- The central government used 725.3 billion yuan to support agriculture, rural areas and farmers, an increase of 21.8 percent.
-- A total of 20 billion yuan was provided to support 4,441 technological upgrading projects.
-- Last year imports and exports totaled 2.2 trillion U.S. dollars.
-- Actual utilized foreign direct investment amounted to 90 billion U.S. dollars for the entire year.
-- The central government spent 127.7 billion yuan on medical and health care, an increase of 49.5 percent.