1.世界各种文明和社会制度,应取长补短,共同发展。

Different civilizations and social systems should draw upon and benefit from each other to achieve common development.

2.实施科教兴贸和市场多元化战略,努力扩大外贸进出口。

We will use science, technology and education to increase trade and follow a strategy of diversifying markets to increase imports and exports.

3.实施西部大开发战略,加快中西部地区发展,是我国迈向现代化建设第三步战略目标的重要部署。

Carrying out the strategy for western development to accelerate the development of the central and western regions is a major step taken to achieve the strategic goals of the third stage of the country’s modernization.

4.全球化是经济增长的强大推动力,它为提高APEC大家庭的人民生活水平和社会福利带来了希望。

Globalization is a powerful force that stimulates economic growth, and holds great promises for delivering higher living standards to people and improving social well-being for APEC communities.

5.长江是世界上第三大河,全长6300公里,流域面积180万平方公里。

The Yangtze River, the third longest river in the world, is 6,300 kilometers long with a basin of 1.8 million square kilometers.

6.不断改善城乡人民生活,既是我们发展经济的根本目的,也是扩大内需,促进经济持续增长的迫切需求。

Raising the people’s living standards in both urban and rural areas is the basic goal of our economic development and a crucial factor for expanding domestic demand and stimulating sustained economic growth.