It’s a week of important meetings in Beijing. Here’s what’s happening—and what we should look out for
This year, the Party switched the focus to the struggle between still ‘inadequate and unbalanced development and the people’s ever growing needs for a better quality of life’. It has prompted China-watchers to wonder if China is now going to or will soon downgrade growth, per se, at any cost.
An increasingly authoritarian China will try to make the economy and society work better, not become more liberal.
As the Chinese leader tightens his grip, serious economic questions remain.
President Xi Jinping will use the event to consolidate his grip on power.
Xi is turning his focus to the economy just as the $10tn equity market enters the MSCI.