China’s premier announced plans to make the nation self-reliant in technology amid tension with Washington and Europe over trade, Hong Kong and human rights.
Chinese state media say the BBC news channel has failed to be 'true and impartial'. Last week China's state broadcaster's licence was revoked in the UK.
The Chinese foreign ministry threatened retaliation after CGTN's licence to broadcast in the UK was suddenly removed by Ofcom on Thursday.
A bid to switch the licence to an entity called CGTNC was also stopped it its tracks, as the media outlet is ultimately controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, Ofcom said.
The People's Republic of China celebrated its 70th anniversary on October 1. Mao Zedong proclaimed the founding of the country in 1949 after a communist victory in the civil war.