Experts on China's economic development

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Added On March 8, 2018

China has set an economic growth target of around 6.5 percent this year.
 
Some experts and officials expressed confidence in China's economy, while expected for more cooperation between China and the rest of the world.
 
SOUNDBITE (Chinese) HONG FENG, President Assistant, CP All Academy 
"The growth target of around 6.5 percent shows the Chinese government's confidence in economy and its potential. And China's economic development continues its role of stabilizing the global economy.
 
Vladimir Zharikhin, Deputy director of Institute of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), believed that China is capable of maintaining its economic growth. 
 
SOUNDBITE (Russian) Vladimir Zharikhin, Deputy director, Institute of the CIS countries
"The task to reach 6.5 percent GDP growth was set. In the conditions of economic growth, it is not that easy and get low inflation rate at the same time. Usually high rates of growth are accompanied by rather significant inflation changes. In this case, this task is hard, but I think they will cope with it."
 
Meanwhile, some experts said China is making greater contributions in working with other nations worldwide to build a community with a shared future for mankind. 
 
SOUNDBITE: MAKOTO NISHIDA, member of Japan's House of Councilors
" We can't help noticing the Belt and Road Initiative. We believe it will not only benefit China, but will also promote regional development. "
 
SOUNDBITE: MAKOTO NISHIDA, member of Japan's House of Councilors
" This proves that China has a strong sense that it belongs to the world, which is the thought of 'a community with a shared future for mankind'.”
 
SOUNDBITE: EMAD ALAZRAK, Secretary General, Egyptian-Chinese Dialogue Forum
"The Belt and Road Initiative aims at investing and fostering collaboration among countries, especially the developing countries. Also there's the AIIB that help countries with their infrastructure construction. All these efforts show that the Chinese government is determined to strengthen partnership and cooperation between China and the rest of the world."