People shop for pork at a supermarket in Beijing on Saturday. The Beijing city government has been putting hundreds of tons of pork to market to maintain price stability. (NG HAN GUAN / AP)

BEIJING — China will take further steps to guarantee the supply of staple goods and energy and keep their prices stable, in a bid to bolster production and people's lives, according to a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday.

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The meeting also stressed due preparations to make this year's Spring Festival a satisfying one for the public.