China aims high for economic growth

Labourers cover a national emblem outside the Great Hall of the People during a renovation project on January 22, 2008 in Beijing, China.

China's National People's Congress convenes today as it concludes its once-in-a-decade transition of power. In his final address to the Congress, outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao set an ambitious economic growth target of 7.5 percent.

BBC correspondent John Sudworth in Shanghai joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain how China plans to achieve that level of growth.

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