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China’s economic challenges and the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

First published: International Institute of Strategic Studies, The Survival Editors’ Blog 10th October 2022

Chinese officials will gather at a historic Communist Party congress on 16 October 2022. The most important item on the agenda will be finding ways to address slowing growth and to fix economic imbalances. But two of the most promising policy objectives – increasing both consumption and the service-industry share of the economy – will probably be overlooked in favour of state-led growth strategies and ‘Common Prosperity’, a party slogan announced in 2021. Read on….