Premier Li on Friday described China and France as two economies highly complementary to each other, in a meeting with French President Francois Hollande.
Xi, Hollande meeting delivers big deals
Leaders oppose trade barriers
China, France eye sustainable economic ties
France plays leading RMB role
To push forward reforms in the world's most populous nation, the State Council headed by Premier Li Keqiang introduced changes to itself by starting to cut intervention in investment and production activities.
Housing prices face significant upward pressure in 2013 due to the possible effect of the current policies and the authorities may tax owners of multiple properties to guard against further price hikes, a top think tank said.
Bird-watching activities are continuing in Beijing even as Chinese and overseas scientists suggested the H7N9 bird flu virus was one of the most lethal that doctors and medical investigators had faced.