[Explanation] On April 18, the State Council Information Office held a press conference to introduce the operation of the national economy in the first quarter of 2022.

Fu Linghui, spokesperson of the National Bureau of Statistics and director of the National Economic Comprehensive Statistics Department, introduced that in the first quarter, in the face of the more complex and severe international environment and the multiple challenges brought about by frequent domestic epidemics, the national economy continued to recover and develop, and the economy continued to recover. Generally stable.

  [Concurrent] Fu Linghui, spokesperson of the National Bureau of Statistics, Director of the National Economic Comprehensive Statistics Department

  The national economy had a generally stable start to the first quarter.

According to preliminary calculations, the GDP in the first quarter was 270,017.8 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 4.8% at constant prices, and a month-on-month increase of 1.3% from the fourth quarter of 2021.

In terms of different industries, the added value of the primary industry was 11,000 (1,095.4) billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 6.0%; the added value of the secondary industry was 106,000 (1,061.87) billion yuan, an increase of 5.8%; the added value of the tertiary industry was 153,000 (1,530.37) billion yuan Yuan, an increase of 4.0%.

  [Explanation] Fu Linghui introduced that in the first quarter, the per capita disposable income of residents nationwide was 10,345 yuan, a nominal increase of 6.3% year-on-year.

Residents' income has grown steadily, and the ratio of per capita income of urban and rural residents has shrunk.

  [Same period] In the first quarter, the per capita disposable income of national residents was 10,345 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 6.3%; after deducting the price factor, the actual increase was 5.1%.

The national median per capita disposable income of residents was 8,504 yuan, a nominal increase of 6.1% year-on-year.

  [Explanation] When talking about the impact of the epidemic on production, Fu Linghui said that the epidemic had a certain impact on the production of related industries.

At the same time, some enterprises in severely affected areas have stopped production and reduced production, affecting transportation and logistics, and also restricting industrial production.

Despite these problems and pressures, China's economy continues to recover with relatively good conditions.

  [Concurrent] Fu Linghui, spokesperson of the National Bureau of Statistics, Director of the National Economic Comprehensive Statistics Department

  First, economic development is resilient.

The fundamentals of my country's long-term economic improvement have not changed, nor has the trend of sustained economic recovery.

Second, there are conditions for scientific epidemic prevention.

Since the beginning of this year, the characteristics of the spread of the new crown epidemic have undergone new changes, but as long as we adhere to scientific epidemic prevention, we can gradually block the spread of the epidemic and reduce the adverse impact on economic and social development.

The third is strong policy support.

In terms of finance, tax cuts and fee reductions will continue to increase this year, and the annual tax cuts and fee reductions will reach 2.5 trillion yuan.

Faced with the complex situation, the implementation of macro policies will be further strengthened.

  [Explanation] Fu Linghui said that in general, China's economy continued to recover and develop in the first quarter, and the overall operation was within a reasonable range.

At the same time, he also emphasized the difficulties and challenges facing the current economic development.

  [Concurrent] Fu Linghui, spokesperson of the National Bureau of Statistics, Director of the National Economic Comprehensive Statistics Department

  In general, my country's economy continues to recover and develop, and the overall operation is within a reasonable range.

At the same time, we must also see that the environment at home and abroad is becoming more complex and uncertain, and economic development is facing many difficulties and challenges.

In the next stage, we will coordinate epidemic prevention and control and economic and social development, adhere to the principle of stability and seek progress while maintaining stability, put stable growth in a more prominent position, intensify the implementation of macro policies, and do a solid job of "six stability" and "six guarantees". Work, focus on stabilizing the macroeconomic market, continue to stabilize employment and prices, effectively protect people's livelihood, and keep the economy operating within a reasonable range.

  Reported by Chi Hanyu in Beijing

Responsible editor: [Luo Pan]

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