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Premier Wen: Confidence is most important


Source: | 03-13-2009 12:24

Special Report:   2009 NPC & CPPCC Sessions

Following the closing of the NPC session, Premier Wen Jiabao took questions from the press. He stressed the importance of confidence in dealing with the global financial crisis. The premier also stressed the government's determination to achieve this year's economic and social development goals.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao gestures during a press conference after the closing meeting of the Second Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2009. The annual NPC session closed on Friday. (Xinhua Photo)
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao gestures during a press conference 
after the closing meeting of the Second Session of the 11th 
National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the 
People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2009. The 
annual NPC session closed on Friday. (Xinhua Photo)

Questions relating to the economy dominated Premier Wen Jiabao's press conference at the Great Hall of the People on Friday.

As the impact of the global financial crisis was felt in the country, China's GDP growth rate dropped drastically over last year.