In response to economic uncertainty and instability in China brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Ukraine crisis, this State Council Notice outlines several measures aimed at stabilizing the economy, including adjustments to fiscal and monetary policies, as well as directives to secure supply chains and energy supplies. Notices such as these are promulgated to all levels of government throughout the country as policy directives.
Known as “Document No. 1,” the first official policy document issued in the new year traditionally focuses on rural issues. This year, the document stresses food security and rural development.
The top administrative offices for the Party and state jointly issued this official Opinion with guiding principles and implementation tasks for preventing illegal activity, especially corruption.
A lengthy outline of the massive 2018 Party-state restructuring plan that resulted in a significant redistribution of authority from the State Council to the CCP.
In the CCP’s effort to build a moderately prosperous society, this document emphasizes and outlines that all Party members will be held accountable for helping eliminate criminals and other bad actors at the grassroots level through strict supervision; the document is part of a larger, earlier campaign to eliminate corruption at all levels of government. This “Notice,” jointly issued by the State Council and Central Committee, disseminates guidance for lower-level provincial, industry and business leaders and organizations implementation of top level instructions.
This “Opinion” highlights past guidance, establishes overarching goals, and elaborates on top level “suggestions” for how lower-level party and state organizations should implement party-state policies to strengthen their management and leadership at the municipal, county, township, and village levels.