Hu Jintao discussed the rich connotation of socialism with Chinese characteristics in a profound and all － round way in his report to the Eighteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China. He pointed out that we must have a firm grasp of the following eight basic requirements， in order to achieve new victory for socialism with Chinese characteristics under new historical conditions. We must maintain the people's principal position in the country. We must continue to release and develop the productive forces. We must persevere in reform and opening up. We must safeguard social fairness and justice. We must strive for common prosperity. We must promote social harmony. We must pursue peaceful development. We must uphold the leadership of the Party. These requirementsshould be met in the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics， the system of theories of socialism with Chinese characteristics and the socialist system with Chinese characteristics.
|Original language||Chinese (Simplified)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|