BEIJING, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday urged enterprises to carry forward the professional spirit and craftsman's spirit and strive for excellence to produce more internationally well-known Chinese name brands.
Li made the remarks in a written instruction to the third China Brand Day event, which will last from May 10 to 12 in Shanghai.
Reinforcing brand building and promoting the development of the country's advanced manufacturing industry as well as the modern service sector are important moves to unleash domestic consumption potential and promote high-quality growth, Li said.
In recent years, the awareness of brand construction has been continuously enhanced in the whole society, said the premier.
Li urged all local authorities and government departments to implement the innovation-driven development strategy, encourage mass entrepreneurship and innovation and guide enterprises to carry forward the professional spirit and craftsman's spirit, so as to nurture more China brands and provide better Chinese products and services.
Activities marking the "China Brand Day" began in Shanghai Friday.
State Councilor Wang Yong attended the event, stressing the importance of stepping up the development of Chinese brands.