BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- The General Office of the State Council has recently published a guideline to improve the fitness and leisure industry.
The guideline identified the fitness industry as an area that could help boost consumption and a new engine to prompt economic growth.
It is a necessary requirement to accelerate the industry to improve the lives and health of the people, said the guideline.
The guideline set a goal that by 2025, the country shall form a comprehensive fitness and leisure industry with a total output value of three trillion yuan (442.5 billion U.S. dollars).
The State Council recently also issued a guideline on developing the domestic assistance device industry, with predictions saying its production value could exceed 700 billion yuan by 2020.