Xi stresses advancing new industrialization in pursuit of Chinese modernization
Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the importance of high-quality development in promoting new industrialization to lay a strong material and technological foundation for Chinese modernization.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks in a recent instruction on pushing forward new industrialization.
Xi said that realizing new industrialization is a key task in China’s pursuit of Chinese modernization to build a stronger country and advance national rejuvenation in the new era.
To lay a strong material and technological foundation for Chinese modernization, Xi called for efforts to adapt to and lead the new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial transformation, seek high-quality development in the promotion of new industrialization, and integrate the construction of a manufacturing powerhouse with the development of the digital economy and industrial informatization.
Xi’s instruction was read out at a national meeting on pushing forward new industrialization held from Friday to Saturday in Beijing.
Chinese Premier Li Qiang attended the meeting and stressed the importance of improving the resilience and safety of industrial and supply chains, accelerating the improvement of China’s industrial innovation capacity, and constantly promoting the optimization and upgrading of the country’s industrial structure.
Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, urged the deep integration of digital technology and the real economy, and the green development of the industrial sector.
Vice Premier Zhang Guoqing, also a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, called for efforts to strengthen scientific and technological innovation and safeguard industrial security at the meeting.