Source: Xinhua

03-05-2009 08:43

Special Report:   2009 NPC & CPPCC Sessions

BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will deliver a report on the work of the government Thursday morning atthe annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC).

Following are some figures from the report distributed to media before the opening of the session:


-- China's GDP topped 30 trillion yuan, up 9 percent from the year before.

-- Total government revenue was 6.13 trillion yuan, an increase of19.5 percent.

-- Imports and exports totaled 2.56 trillion U.S. dollars, an increase of 17.8 percent.

-- A total of 11.13 million more urban residents entered the workforce.

-- Urban per capita annual disposable income reached 15,781 yuan, an increase of 8.4 percent in real terms, and rural per capita net income reached 4,761 yuan, up by 8 percent in real terms.

-- Central government budgetary spending on agriculture, rural areas and farmers was 595.5 billion yuan for the whole year, a year-on-year increase of 37.9 percent.

-- The central government invested 116.3 billion yuan in science and technology, an increase of 16.4 percent.

-- The central government allocated 42.3 billion yuan to support development of ten key energy conservation projects and environmental protection facilities.

-- A total of 814 million people, accounting for 91.5 percent of the rural population, benefited from the new type of rural cooperative medical care system.