Briefing paper

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China featured President Xi Jinping outlining his vision of “socialism with Chinese characteristics”. This vision included China moving to the centre of the world stage based on expanding soft and hard power and the growth of the new economy

Key points:

The recent National People’s Congress showcased how President Xi Jinping has cemented his leadership position.

China is too big and growing too fast to ignore.

The rules of the business game are different. The way the business game is played is different.

China’s new market economy is not like a western market economy.

The more I know the less I understand.

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