China’s premier says 2010 will be the most complicated year for the country’s economy, and he promises the government will fight inflation and soaring property prices.
Premier Wen Jiabao answered questions in a rare online chat on Saturday with citizens worried about corruption, food safety and other social problems.
Mr. Wen also addressed economic and trade friction between China and the United States, saying it should be solved through negotiation and not sanctions.
China’s leaders have been carefully reaching out to the world’s largest online population with such online chats. Mr. Wen promised another one next year.