China will roll out fresh measures to remove barriers in its foreign trade and bolster the stability of its supply chains, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
Authorities must give high priority to ensuring the orderly operation of key transportation networks and ports and ensure the unimpeded operation of domestic and international logistics, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, warning of mounting downward pressure facing the economy.
The circular called for carrying out in-depth research and assessment of safety risks brought about by rising commodity prices, inauguration of major projects, drops in income in transportation and tourism sectors, as well as rising manufacturing costs.
China has unveiled a plan outlining major targets for transportation network development in the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025).
China will make efforts to sustain the smooth operation of small and medium-sized civil airports, an integral part of public infrastructure, according to the civil aviation authorities.