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Special> NPC & CPPCC Sessions 2010> Latest
UPDATED: March 6, 2010
Key Figures From Top Planner's 2010 Annual Report to China Parliament

China's National Development and Reform Commission on Friday submitted a report on the implementation of the country's 2009 national economic and social development plan and on the 2010 draft development plan to the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.

Following are some key figures from report:


-- GDP for the year was 33.5353 trillion yuan, an increase of 8.7 percent over the previous year and 0.7 percentage points higher than planned.

-- The consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.7 percent, 4.7 percentage points lower than planned.

-- Total investment in fixed assets across the country reached 22.4846 trillion yuan, up 30.1 percent from the previous year, and 10.1 percentage points higher than planned.

-- To implement the plan of investing an additional 4 trillion yuan over two years, a total of 924.3 billion yuan of central government investment was made in 2009, 503.8 billion yuan more than the budgeted figure for the previous year.

-- National revenue for the entire year hit 6.85 trillion yuan, up 11.7 percent.

-- Grain output rose for the sixth consecutive year and totaled 530.82 million tons, up 0.4 percent from the previous year.

-- Sulfur dioxide emissions and chemical oxygen demand were lowered by 4.6 percent and 3.3 percent respectively.

-- Total import and export volume reached 2.20722 trillion U.S. dollars in 2009, including exports of 1.20166 trillion dollars and imports of 1.00556 trillion dollars. This figure dropped 13.9 percent year on year.

-- Foreign direct investment (excluding that in the banking, securities and insurance sectors) totaled 90 billion dollars, 2.4 billion dollars less than planned.

-- Foreign exchange reserves stood at 2.3992 trillion dollars at the end of 2009, an increase of 453.1 billion dollars year on year.

-- An additional 11.02 million urban jobs were created, 2.02 million more than planned.

-- The urban registered unemployment rate stood at 4.3 percent, meeting the target of keeping it under 4.6 percent.

-- The number of rural migrant workers totaled 145 million, an increase of 4.92 million.

-- Annual urban per capita disposable income and rural per capita net income reached 17,175 yuan and 5,153 yuan respectively, up 9.8 percent and 8.5 percent from the previous year.

-- Investment of 654.5 billion yuan has been made in the most seriously affected areas in earthquake-hit Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, accounting for 65.5 percent of the total investment allocated in the plan.


-- GDP will grow by about 8 percent.

-- The value-added of primary, secondary and tertiary industries will account for 10.1 percent, 46.6 percent and 43.3 percent of GDP respectively.

-- Spending on R&D as a percentage of GDP will increase to at least 1.75 percent.

-- The urbanization rate will reach 47 percent.

-- More than 9 million urban jobs will be created and the registered urban unemployment rate will stay within 4.6 percent.

-- The rise in the CPI will be around 3 percent.

-- Total import and export volume will increase by about 8 percent.

-- The country's deficit is proposed to be set at 1.05 trillion yuan, accounting for less than 3 percent of GDP, roughly the same as last year.

-- Total investment in fixed assets across the country will increase by 20 percent.

-- Efforts will be made to keep the country's grain output stable at 500 million tons.

-- Efforts will to made to attract foreign direct investment of 96 billion U.S. dollars.

(Xinhua News Agency March 5, 2010)


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