Mandarin: Q&A of Premier Li in 2014 Two Sessions 5 外交官词汇
Q&A of Premier Li in 2014 Two Sessions 5: We will talk about the "Chinese economy".
1、经济下行压力加大的挑战 the increased downward pressure on our economy
The biggest challenge last year was the increased downward pressure on our economy.
2、钱荒 money squeeze
There was the so-called “money squeeze” in the financial sector last June.
3、银行间隔夜拆借利率 Inter-bank lending rate
Inter-bank lending rate exceeded 13%.
4、用电量、货运量的增幅 the growth of electricity consumption and cargo transport volume
And there was a slump in the growth of electricity consumption and cargo transport volume.
6、中国经济可能要硬着陆 the Chinese economy would suffer a hard landing
There was this view in the international community that the Chinese economy would suffer a hard landing and China's growth would dro to 3-4%.
7、财政和货币政策运用空间 room for manoeuvre in carrying out fiscal and monetary policies
8、宏观调控 exercise macro-control
Moreover, we had only very limited room for manoeuvre in carrying out fiscal and monetary policies, and we were faced with multiple tough choices in exercising macro-control.
9、怎么办？Under such conditions, what should we do?
10、遇万难还须放胆 When confronted with mounting challenges, one needs to show guts.
11、共同奋斗 concert efforts
12、顶住压力 face the pressure down
13、实现了预期目标 meet our targets
Under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as General Secretary and thanks to the concerted efforts of the entire Chinese people, we faced the pressure down and met our targets.
14、困难和问题 the existing difficulties and problems
Now what is on top of our mind is the existing difficulties and problems.
15、稳增长、保就业 keep steady growth, ensure employment
16、防通胀、控风险 avert inflation and defuse risks
We need to keep steady growth, ensure employment, avert inflation and defuse risks.
17、提质增效 raise the quality and efficiency of China's economic development
18、治理污染 tackle pollution
We also need to raise the quality and efficiency of China's economic development and tackle pollution.
19、合理的平衡点 a proper balance
We need to strike a proper balance amidst all these goals and objectives.
But the thing we have to fear is not the difficulty itself, but lack of preparedness, just as only a sharpened axe can cut through firewood.
21、正视困难、直面挑战 face up to the difficulties and challenges
22、趋利避害 make the most of the favorable conditions while averting unfavorable ones
This holds the secret to our success.
24、经济下行 economic downturn
25、巨大的潜能和韧性 tremendous potential and resilience
Moreover, we gained good experience from handling the economic downturn last year, and the Chinese economy has tremendous potential and resilience.
26、使今年经济运行保持在合理区间 keep the economic operation within a proper range this year
I believe we have the ability and conditions to keep the economic operation within a proper range this year.
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