Chinese premier urges efforts to consolidate economic recovery

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BEIJING, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for more effective and sustainable policies to promote steady economic recovery.

Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks while presiding over a symposium on the economic situation attended by economists and entrepreneurs on Monday.

Noting that the country has made hard-won economic achievements this year despite many difficulties, Li urged regular prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic with targeted measures and stressed efforts to consolidate the upward momentum of economic recovery.