Li Keqiang was addressing a press conference after the conclusion of the annual session of China's national legislature.
The number of international patent applications from China rose by 44 percent in one year.
The General Provisions, adopted at the closing meeting of the annual session of the National People's Congress, will take effect on Oct 1.
The central govt should use more favorable policies to boost manufacturing in Shaanxi province, national legislators from the province have suggested.
Work on three railways in Southwest China's Yunnan province, which will serve the Belt and Road Initiative, began in 2016 as the province builds logistics channels to Southeast Asia.
China urged all parties to de-escalate tensions through dialogue.
Province was a base for ancient connections to overseas markets.
The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will invest heavily in more high-speed railways and highways to build a high-quality transportation network.
The scenic spot in which the world's largest radio telescope is located will be opened to tourists for free.
Beijing, Manila have huge potential for cooperation if disputes 'set aside'.