Forum: Li vows anew to ease market access
in Beijing last year, Li said grassroots entrepreneurship and Premier innovationLi Keqiang can vowed create on more Wednesdayjob opportunitiesto further lower and becomethe thresholda new to engine market for access China’s for development.business startups and Huang innovative Qunhui, companies directorin a of bid the to Institutecreate moreof Industrialjobs. EconomicsMore than at 15,000the companies Chinese Academyare registeredof Social every Sciences,day aroundsaid: “Smallthe nation,and mediumsizedbut only 70 percent companies,of them are includingactively business operating, startups,Li said providewhile meetingthe largest with managersnumber of of high-tech employment companies opportunities.at the Global That’s Entrepreneurialwhy the central Leaders government Forum hasin Shenzhen,attached suchan industrialgreat importancehub in Guangdongto entrepreneurship province. and innovation.” The government will streamlineAmong administrativeforum participants procedures were and celebritiesfurther open from the the market internet for and enterprises, manufacturing including sectors,foreign companies, including he Apple added. CEO Tim Cook, who alsoLi said emphasizedmore than the9 million significance jobs wereof innovationcreated in and urban its areasrole duringin supportingthe first nine new
Innovation is crucial to months unlocking of the the growthyear, potentialwhile more of thanthe Chinese12 million economygraduates as well from as collegesthe global and economy,vocational Cook schools said, were adding expected that to the enter spirit the of job entrepreneurshipmarket this year. in China is distinctive and The strong. achievement can be attributed“It’s amazingto entrepreneurshipto think that a small and company innovation,or even he an added. individual in China can create Promotingan innovative entrepreneurshipapp … and offer and their innovation products willto over offer 1 college billion graduatesiPhone opportunitiesand iPad users for aroundfair competitionthe world,”no matterCook said. where in the country they The come country from, hasLi said. become an In app May, developmentthe premier made powerhouse a similar pledgethat supportson market 1.8 access million while jobs, meeting includingwith foreign 350,000 companies’new ones in CEOs the duringpast 12 the months China alone,Big Data he Industrysaid, adding Summitthat the in sectorGuiyang, increased capital25 percentof Guizhou yearon-year. province.
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