In an effort to protect the environment and public health, China banned the import of 24 categories of solid waste－including plastic and paper－on Jan 1. The effort was given a shot in the arm by Premier Li, who vowed in his speech on March 5 to "completely prohibit" the garbage.
The lack of a regulator was cited by 57.2 percent of the respondents as a major reason for the problems in the industry, while many said weak supervision of the market and poor management of service providers were to blame.
Institutional obstacles must be removed to facilitate private enterprises' participation in the defense sectors as well as State-owned defense companies' transfer of technologies to private companies, the meeting also decided. Advances in legislation for civil-military integration are also called for.
"We have struck out hard against air pollution, achieving a drop of over 30 percent in the average density of fine particulate matter in key areas," he said. "We will completely prohibit garbage from being brought into China."
Shatu, once an impoverished village in the island's northwestern area, has now become a village of sweet potatoes with some global stature.
By encouraging “official” exchange visits and selling weapons and weapons technology to the island, the Trump administration is intruding in China’s internal affairs. In addition, separatists on the island are being emboldened by what the US is doing, which is encouraging them to go even further with their separatist moves. As a result, cross-Straits relations will only deteriorate.
Experts predict that the government will make efforts to improve profitability and close down "zombie enterprises", leading to capacity consolidation, closures and mergers and acquisitions among SOEs.
He said he hoped compatriots across the Straits could shoulder their responsibilities, push the peaceful unification process and fulfill the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation.