**FILE** Attendees at the Retreat Session of the East Asia Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 19, 2011, include (from left) U.S. President Barack Obama, Myanmar President Thein Sein (rear), Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Vietnamese President Nguyen Tan Dung, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. (Associated Press)
"I believe China's economy can achieve longer-term, better quality growth," Premier Wen Jiabao told more than 1,500 industry, government, technology and civil society leaders at September's annual meeting of the New Champions - "The Summer Davos" - held by the World Economic Forum at the Dalian World Expo Center in northeastern China.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (right) and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (center) attend a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 11, 2011. (Associated Press/RIA Novosti)
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (center) visits on July 28, 2011, Xiang Weiyi, a 2½-year-old toddler who was hospitalized after a July 23 high-speed train crash, in Wenzhou, in east China's Zhejiang province. (Associated Press/Xinhua)
** FILE ** President Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao meet at the United Nations on Sept. 23. Mr. Wen promised to allow a stronger yuan but said before the meeting that any rise would not be rapid for fear of causing job losses and business failures. (Associated Press)
Chinese writer Yu Jie, speaks near a print out of the cover of his book "China's Best Actor: Wen Jiabao," during an interview in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010. The author of the book unusually critical of China's premier said Wednesday it will be published this month in Hong Kong despite police threats that he could be put in prison. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)