China to actively expand imports in 2018: gov't work report

Updated 2018-03-05 09:43:02 Xinhua

China will actively expand imports this year as it aims to further open up its market, said a government work report available to the media ahead of the annual parliamentary session Monday.[Special coverage]

To encourage imports, China will host the first China International Import Expo this year and lower import tariffs on products including automobiles and some everyday consumer goods, according to the report.

"We will open our market wider to promote industry upgrading and more balanced development of trade, and to provide Chinese consumers with a broader range of choices," it said.

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