The State Council, the nation's top administrative authority, said the country will push to boost consumer spending in line with a strategy laid out at the recent Central Economic Work Conference.
China's banking regulator plans to cap new lending at around 8 trillion yuan next year, but the target might be subject to instant changes according to the economic environment, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
China's retail sales in November rose 15.8 percent year-on-year, the National Bureau of Statistics said Friday.
Improving exports and pushing for trade balance were among the key issues at the annual Central Economic Conference on Monday.
A youthful online group that calls itself the "Low-Carbon Tribe" is leading the way to an eco-friendly lifestyle.