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Li Changchun on Culture Industries

At a national conference of chiefs of propaganda authorities on April 9 in Beijing, Li Changchun, a member of the Politburo standing committee and the party’s head of propaganda stressed “vigorously developing cultural causes.” 

Li “explained ten important relationships on developing culture causes and culture industries.” In particular, he said, "(We should) adhere to opening up and trying to form a structure of a culture market place dominated by the national culture and supplemented by foreign cultures. (We should) promote our culture overseas and constantly expand the international influence and competitiveness of Chinese culture.” 
Li asked party committees and governments at all levels to “take culture development to a strategic height, and fully understand the role of culture in socioeconomic development.” 
Source: People’s Daily, April 10, 2010-4-10