The year 2013 is the first year that Hangzhou comprehensively implements the spirits of the Eighteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the key year to the implementation of the 12th Five-Year Plan, an important year to accelerate the innovation-driven development, and a year to deepen a balanced and coordinated development between urban and rural areas. It is of great difficulty but significance to do a good job and maintain the steady and healthy development of the economy and society this year.
The general idea of this year’s government work is as follows. Holding the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, the government will comprehensively implements the spirits of the Eighteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the deployment of the provincial and the municipal party committee, with Deng Xiaoping’s theory, the “Three Represents” theory, and the concept of scientific development as a guide. Centering on the theme and the main thread, purpose, the government will adhere to innovation and new urbanization as two drives of the development, further carry out the “Six Strategies”, and firmly promote the construction of “Three Cities and Three Districts”. The government will make progresses steadily and start a new era so as to turn Hangzhou into a city of high quality, happiness and harmony in the eastern part of China.
In 2013, the main expectations for the city’s economic and social development are as follows. The regional GDP growth is at about 10%; the total retail sales of consumer goods grow by more than 16%; the investment in fixed assets increases more than 14%; the export grows by 8%; the local fiscal revenue growth is more than 6%; the disposable income growth per capita in urban and rural areas is above 11% and 12%, respectively; the energy consumption per unit GDP falls by more than 4.8%; carbon dioxide and other main emission reduction targets meet the requirements; consumer price inflation is to be controlled around 3.5%; the number of the newly employed people arrives at 186,700 in urban areas; urban registered unemployment rate is within 4%; and the natural population growth rate is in 5 ‰.
The following six aspects will be the focus of our future work:
I) Promoting a balanced development by overcoming difficulties
II) Take innovation as the driving force and firmly restructure the economy
III) Promoting urban and rural integration by overall planning and interaction
IV) Improving people’s livelihood and strengthening social development and management
V) Protecting the Environment and Making Hangzhou a Beautiful City
VI) Doing the Actual Work, Constructing a Government That Satisfies the People