武汉夜生活论坛：Full of confidence in China’s economic development (International Forum)
Full of confidence in China’s economic development (International Forum)
The organic unity of domestic and international double cycles,It is conducive to promoting the prosperity and development of China’s domestic economy,It will also provide more opportunities for global investors to cooperate with China
The sudden new crown pneumonia epidemic swept the world,Disrupted people’s normal life and the pace of world economic development.China is one of the most successful countries in the world in responding to the epidemic.China’s strong mobilization and execution capabilities,I am deeply impressed by the overall situation, dedication and optimism of the Chinese people.China has successfully used 5G, big data, artificial intelligence and other technological means,Brings a lot of convenience to epidemic prevention and control,It is worth learning from all countries in the world.
The epidemic has put tremendous pressure on world economic development.The epidemic hits the economies of various countries and the global industrial chain and supply chain,Leading to shrinking market demand,Weak international trade,Trade protectionism is on the rise,The development of economic globalization has been deeply hindered.The pandemic has also exposed the fragility and inequality of the global society.Although this inequality existed long before the epidemic,But the outbreak of the epidemic has undoubtedly increased inequality.Especially in the field of public health.
Fortunately,In this crisis,China has always been a reliable partner supporting the African continent.At the most difficult time in Africa,China has provided practical help and support to African countries,Not only provided material assistance in batches, dispatched medical expert teams, and assisted African countries in purchasing anti-epidemic materials in China,It also canceled part of the loan debts of relevant African countries.
The latest statistics show thatChina’s economy grew year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020 3.2%.China’s policies on stabilizing employment, stimulating consumption, and safeguarding family income are correct and effective.It plays an important role in promoting the recovery and development of China’s economy.The Chinese economy has now shown a steady recovery momentum.During the epidemic,China has also spawned many new ways of working and business models,Such as working from home, online education, online medical care, etc.,Accelerated the development of the digital economy.
The Politburo meeting of the CPC Central Committee held on July 30 this year proposed thatAccelerate the formation of a new development pattern in which the domestic cycle is the main body and the domestic and international double cycles promote each other.The organic unity of domestic and international double cycles,It is conducive to promoting the prosperity and development of China’s domestic economy,It will also provide more opportunities for global investors to cooperate with China.By promoting the integration of domestic and foreign markets,China is opening its door to the world,Let foreign investors share in China’s development dividends.China has huge development potential,I have full confidence in China’s economic development,I believe that China can definitely help the world economy to recover and develop.
China is South Africa’s largest trading partner,South Africa is China’s largest trading partner in Africa.South Africa is looking forward to deeper and extensive cooperation with China.Promoting economic and trade exchanges between South Africa and China in the post-epidemic period not only conforms to the common interests of the two countries, but alsoHelp to enhance the well-being of the two peoplesIt will also help promote the prosperity of the regional economy and the recovery and development of the world economy.
(The author is the Deputy Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Africa)
”People’s Daily” (version 03 on August 30, 2020)