第十三届全国人民代表大会第二次会议（the second session of the 13th National People's Congress）5日上午在人民大会堂开幕。
building a moderately prosperous society in all respects
We will make solid progress in poverty alleviation and rural revitalization and move closer to completing the tasks of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
the first Centenary Goal
This year is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. It will be a crucial year for us as we endeavor to achieve the first Centenary Goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
government service evaluation system
We will establish a government service evaluation system, and let businesses and the public judge if our service is up to scratch.
simple regulations are easy to follow
Simple regulations are easy to follow. The simpler and more transparent the rules are, the more robust and effective regulation is.
the creation of ceilings in funding that enable the retention of unused funds
We will further increase the proportion of indirect funding for basic research projects, pilot the creation of ceilings in funding that enable the retention of unused funds, set no limits on the proportions of spending items, and give research teams the power to decide how to use funds.
negative list system for market access
The negative list system for market access was put fully into effect.
☆市场准入负面清单制度，是指国务院以清单方式明确列出在中华人民共和国境内禁止和限制投资经营的行业、领域、业务（sectors, fields and businesses off-limits for investors）等，各级政府依法采取相应管理措施的一系列制度安排。
tax cuts and fee reductions
Tax cuts and fee reductions get right to the spot in tackling the pains and difficulties currently troubling market entities; as a policy option, they are both fair and efficient. This year, we will reduce the tax burdens on and social insurance contributions of enterprises by nearly 2 trillion yuan.
We will work to improve rural living environments in light of local conditions, make progress in the Toilet Revolution, and improve garbage and sewage treatment to build a beautiful countryside.
In pursuing integrated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, we will give priority to relieving Beijing of functions nonessential to its role as the capital and on developing the Xiongan New Area according to high standards.
Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area
In developing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, we will work to ensure the implementation of plans, achieving compatibility between each region's rules, and facilitating flows of factors of production and the movement of people.
Yangtze River Delta
We will elevate the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta to the status of national strategy and design and implement an overall development plan.
the Internet Plus Government Services initiative
We advanced the Internet Plus Government Services initiative, the local authorities explored and extended a number of distinctive reform measures, and both the businesses and the public now enjoy increasingly better access to government services.
We will strengthen pollution prevention and control, enhance ecological improvement, and make big advances in green development.
serious disease insurance
We will lower and unify the deductible line for serious disease insurance, raise the reimbursement rate from 50 to 60 percent, and further reduce the burden of medical care for people with serious diseases and people living in poverty.
the three critical battles against potential risk, poverty, and pollution
We took solid action in the three critical battles and made good progress in carrying out key tasks.
the reform separating permits from the business license
A number of government permits were abolished, the reform separating permits from the business license was implemented nationwide, the time needed to start a business was considerably shortened, and the types of industrial production permits were cut by over a third.