On the morning of January 12, the 3rd session of the 13th Provincial People’s Congress of Anhui was solemnly convened. Governor Li Guoying delivers a government work report to the congress. The report indicates that 2020 is the year when the goal of constructing a moderately prosperous society in all aspects is set to be achieved. It is also the year when the 13th Five-Year Plan is completed. Anhui will strive to ensure the quality of the construction of a moderately prosperous society in all aspects in accordance with the expected development goals for 2020.
The province’s GDP will grow by 7.5 percent.
Its investment in fixed assets will increase by about 10 percent.
Its total retail sales of social consumer goods will increase by 9.5 percent.
The growth rate of its total import and export volume will be higher than the nation’s average.
Its fiscal revenue growth will remain at last year’s level.
The province will generate more than 630,000 new jobs for urban residents.
The surveyed urban unemployment rate will be kept within 5.5 percent.
The consumer process will rise by about 3.5 percent.
The growth of per capita disposable income of urban residents will be higher than the nation’s average.
The per capita disposable income of rural residents will increase by more than 0.5 percentage points over the nation’s average.
Under the current standard, all the remaining poverty-stricken people in rural areas will be lifted out of poverty.
Province wide energy intensity, measured as energy consumption per unit of gross domestic product (GDP), and emissions of major pollutants, will be decreased. The province will complete the objectives and tasks assigned by the national government.