When it put into practice the slogan "Politics takes command of the economy and revolution comes before production," the Cultural Revolution not only interrupted the process of readjustment that had begun in 1962 but at times temporarily paralyzed some sectors of industry. The third five-year plan, which apparently aimed at an annual growth of about 11 percent in industry and about 4 percent in agriculture, began in silence on January 1, 1966, and was scarcely mentioned again until the unobtrusive announcement of its completion.