On March 5, 2014, Premier Li Keqiang delivered the government work report during the opening meeting of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The report reviewed the achievements made by China in 2013. The following figures show the achievements.
7.7 percent - the gross domestic product (GDP) of China reached 59.6 trillion yuan, an increase of 7.7percent over the previous year.
7 percent - the per capita disposable income of urban residents rose by 7 percent in real terms and the per capita net income of rural residents increased by 9.3 percent.
600 million - grain output exceeded 600 million metric tons, increasing for the tenth consecutive year.
348 - 348 administrative fees were either canceled or exempted, thus reducing the tax burden on businesses by more than 150 billion yuan.
21.6 percent - China’s forest coverage increased to 21.6 percent of the total land area.
11,000 kilometers - the total mileage of expressways and railways in service reached 11,000 kilometers, ranking first in the world.
35 percent - the official overseas visits, official vehicles, and official hospitality was reduced by 35 percent.
The article is edited and translated from《开局之年看数字》, source: People's Daily Overseas Edition.