October 17, 2022

How Xi Jinping's Dream Slowed China's Economy

by The Journal.

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As China’s top leaders gather for the 20th Communist Party congress, all eyes are on China’s economy. A decade ago, President Xi Jinping set out his “China Dream" and promised it would boost the economy. But as WSJ’s Lingling Wei explains, Xi’s state-centered approach isn’t delivering on that vision.


Further Reading:

- China’s Xi Jinping Stakes Out Ambitions, With Himself at the Center 

- China Abruptly Delays GDP Release During Communist Party Conference 

- Xi Jinping’s Ideological Ambition Darkens China’s Economic Prospects 


Further Listening:

- The Political Cost of China’s Faltering Economy 


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