The First Session of the 15th Dongguan Municipal People's Congress convened on January 7.
The First Session of the 15th Dongguan Municipal People's Congress convened on January 7. Mr. Xu Jianhua, the Secretory of Dongguan Municipal Committee Communist Party of China presided opening meeting of the session, and the Acting Mayor of Dongguan Mr. Yuan Baocheng delivered the government work report of the year 2011.
In his speech, Yuan Baocheng said Dongguan has successfully overcome the world financial crisis in the year of 2008, and made great progress in upgrading its industries to more hi-tech and added value ones over the past five years.
The Acting Mayor of Dongguan Mr. Yuan Baocheng delivered the government work report of the year 2011.
According to Yuan, the yearly economic growth since 2006 averaged at 11.1%, and the imported and exported volume of the year of 2011 reaches 134.7 billion U.S. dollars, 1.6 times more than the year of 2006.
For the year of 2012, the city government sets the goal of 8 percent in GDP growth, 9 percent growth for total investment in fixed assets, 12 percent growth in total value of consumer goods, 8 percent growth in import and export volume, and 7.5 percent growth in urban and rural residents’ incomes.
The session will last to January 10. During the four days, deputies will review 2011 budget execution and discuss 2012 budget of Dongguan Municipal Government, review the work reports of Dongguan Intermediate People's Court and Dongguan Municipal People's Procuratorate, elect Dongguan's Mayor and Vice Mayors, elect director of the Dongguan Municipal Intermediate People's Court and the director of Dongguan Municipal People's Procuratorate.