In his end-of-year speech, Xi Jinping promised that China “will definitely be reunified.” Adding, to state news agency Xinhua, that “all Chinese on both sides of the Taiwan Strait should be bound by a common goal and share the glory of the renewal of the Chinese nation.” Furthermore, “reunification” with Taiwan is a “historical inevitability”. The Chinese president also underlined the need to “maintain long-term prosperity and stability” and “better integration into the grand national development plan” of the semi-autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macao.
“The Chinese economy is more resilient and dynamic than before”
Xi Jinping also spoke of the Chinese economy, which is “more resilient and more dynamic than before”. Throughout 2023, the country’s economy has weathered the storm to become “more resilient and dynamic than before”, while underlining an “overflowing development dynamism” of the Asian giant, simplified by the strength of manufacturing mobile phone sales national. And on Covid he said: “The control of the pandemic has stabilized.” Finally, at an international level, Xi observed that “there are still places in the world amidst war” and that the Chinese people “are very aware of the value of peace”, which is why he assured that his country is “willing to collaborate with the international community to promote the building of a community with a shared future for humanity”.