According to experts, China’s population is estimated to surpass 1.3 billion and reach 1.3002 billion in 2004, registering a natural growth rate of 6 ‰.
China is rising up as a trade power in today’s world.
We should take full advantage of the central government’s financial discount policy on bank loans resulted from delayed payment of tax rebate to relieve enterprises’ capital shortage burden.
Before the Asian financial crisis, East Asian countries mainly pursued a unilateral liberalization policy based on the most-favored-nation treatment (MFN), while they were also an important force in support of a multilateral trade system.
With the further deepening of economic development and opening-up, the development and changes in the political，economic and social spheres have become a focus of international attention.
The goal of China is to quadruple its economy by the year 2020 according to the standard of building a well-off society in an all-round way set at the 16th National Congress of the CPC.
In spite of the shock of the SARS, China’s GDP growth still reached 9.1%, a 1.1 percentage points higher year-on-year, representing a fairly high degree of growth in recent years.
The central government’s policy is more and more explicit in solving problems facing agriculture, rural areas and farmers.