China to enhance assistance to people in need, small firms


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BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- The State Council on Tuesday decided to beef up targeted assistance to those in need and small businesses amid efforts to address challenges facing the Chinese economy.

More will be done to enhance support to those living in poverty, living on minimum subsistence allowances or unemployed, and the country will ramp up financial services for micro and small firms, according to a statement released after a State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.