Media briefing on work report to look at preparation
The State Council Information Office will hold a media briefing in Beijing on Monday on the Government Work Report. Huang Shouhong, head of the report’s drafting team and director of the State Council Research Office, will introduce the preparatory work for the report. The Government Work Report will be delivered by Premier Li Keqiang on Monday. The event will be open to reporters from home and abroad. The 2018 Winter Paralympics is scheduled tp run from Friday to March 18 in Pyeongchang, the Republic of Korea. China has sent a 26-athlete delegation to compete, including six female athletes, with an average age of 25. Zhang Haidi, chairwoman of China Disabled Persons’ Federation, is the head of the delegation. The National Bureau of Statistics will release economic data for February on Friday, including the consumer price index and the producer price index. The CPI is the main gauge of inflation, while the PPI indicates changes in wholesale prices. In January, the CPI rose by 1.5 percent year-onyear, and the PPI rose by 4.3 percent.