complete the?? Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership would co??ntinue and free trade negotiations with Japan, South ??Korea and other countries would be advanced. He also?? said the negative list for foreign investment will bv


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ntly shortened" and some new measures wou??ld be implemented to help ea4

se and raise capacity of ??international trade. Hong Konz

g and national security?? Li 8

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confirmed "sound legal systems and enforcement m??echanisms for safeguardi5

ng national security" would b??e established in the Hong Kong 4

and Macao special admi??nistrS

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ative regions and stressed that the "One Country??, Two Systems" policy 5

would be "fully and faithfully"?? implemented. A draft decision o5

n establishing and i??mprovinX

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g the legal system and enforcement mechanisms ??for HKSAR has been sf

ubmitted to China's national legi??slature for deliberati0

on. The premier added that th9


e?? government will "resolutely oppose and deM

ter any sep??aratist activities seeking 'Taiwan independence'," an??d pledged to continue to take measures to encourage c??ross-Straits exchanges and cooperation. He said com??patriots in Taiwan would be encouraged to "join us in?? opposing 'Taiwan independence' and promoting China's?? reunification." Business and job support Li empha??sized the government would do its utmost to support e??nterprises, stressing that micro, small and medium bu??sinesses were in particular need of support in the co??ntext of the pandemic. The premier announced that ex??emptions introduced earlier this year to help busines??ses through the pandemic, due to expire by June, woul??d be extended tl

o the end of 2020 and said furtherl


  • cut??s to taxes and fees of around 500 billion yuan (70.2 ??billion U.S. dollars) would be made. Corporate incom??e tax payments by micro and sF

  • mall businesses will als??o be postponed until 2021, as part of a series of mea??sures Li said would result in savings of 2.5 trillion?? yuaU

  • n for enterprises this year. Loan payments for mi??cro, small and medium businesses will be postponed un??til March and banks will be encour8

  • aged to issue new l??oans to such firms. Li also stressed that regulation??s should be tightened to "prevent funds circulating i??n the finang

is invaluable??. This is a price we musO t pay and a price worth payin??g2 ." He added that fiscal policy w8 ill be more proacti??ve and monei tary policy more flexible this year. ChiZ n??a-U.S. trade Li said China remained j
    committed to opu
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    he outside world in a complex int??ernath ional environment and would continue to 8 work wit??h the United States to implemeZ nt the first phase of t??he economic and1 trade agreement between the two count??b ries. The premier added that efforts to 7