China's manufacturing sector expanded for the ninth straight month in April, but the pace has slowed as authorities stepped up efforts to contain financial risks. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 51.2 in April, lower than the 51.8 recorded in March, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
China is putting more emphasis on financial security in the name of ensuring that the financial sector serves the real economy. Financial security is an important part of national security and a key foundation for stable and healthy development.
The results were won by actively adapting to a "new normal" in the rate of economic growth, sticking to a new development philosophy, advancing supply-side structural reform, actively pushing forward restructuring and shifting growth engines, while effectively guarding against risks.
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang inspects China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) in Beijing, capital of China.
Financial security is an important part of national security and a key foundation for the stable and healthy development of the economy, according to Xi.Xi vowed to deepen reforms to improve the financial sector's competitiveness and capacities for risk resistance and sustainable development. China's financial industry should proceed from national conditions, said Xi.
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