CHINA Common prosperity is not egalitarianism: official


Common prosperity is not egalitarianism: official

People's Daily app

12:45, August 26, 2021

Common prosperity means a prosperity for all people and is not egalitarianism, said Han Wenxiu, deputy director of the daily work of Central Finance and Economics Committee’s Office, at a press conference issusing a publication titled "The CPC: Its Mission and Contributions" on Thursday.

A farmer smiles as he holds a bundle of saline-alkali tolerant rice and a sickle in Weifang, East China's Shandong province, on Oct 16, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

Common prosperity means an affluency on both a material level and a spiritual level, he said. Han also emphasized that there will be gaps in income and the government will not adopt a Robin Hood-like policy to “aid the poor by robbing the rich.”

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