Keywords to Understand China
Keywords are one of the best ways to understand a country. In China, with the rapid development in different areas, the keywords keep changing. Chinafrica presents a selection of prevailing keywords to help readers understand China better.
As the first concept, innovative development focuses on what drives China’s development. Being the most critical growth driver, innovation is regarded as a means to propel the country’s transition from an input-driven economy to one driven by innovation, and from one relying on size and scale to one based on improved quality and increased efficiency, quickly forming the economy and development mode with innovation as the guiding and supporting force. To achieve the goals for innovative development, innovation should be placed at the center of the nation’s development strategy, with consistent efforts to push for innovation in all areas, including theories, institutions, science and technology, and culture. Innovation will become an integral part of everything the CPC and the government do, and an idea that is embraced and implemented in all walks of life.
During the 13th Five-year Plan period, innovation will be used as an important approach to boost growth and reinforcing creativity. In order to achieve innovative development, China plans to put in more effort in a number of areas: developing new drivers for growth, expanding space for further development, enhancing the implementation of innovation-driven development strategies, accelerating the