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* China Perspective: Communist Party Congress - What Xi’s new era means, Jonathan Fenby, 18 Oct 2017
* China Perspective: Communist Party Congress - The flaws in Xi’s world order, Jonathan Fenby, 16 Oct 2017
* China Watch: Pressure on housing sales to grow, Bo Zhuang, Jonathan Fenby, Jon Harrison, 12 Oct 2017
* China Perspective: Communist Party Congress - All Xi’s men, Trey McArver, 10 Oct 2017
* China Watch: China’s new growth paradigm, Larry Brainard, Bo Zhuang, Trey McArver, 5 Oct 2017

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How political caution impedes China’s reforms


The Chinese leadership’s priority of sustaining growth at 8 per cent or above to pull the country out of the downturn means postponing difficult decisions on structural reforms as Hu Jintao and colleagues try to muddle through to the end of their current term in 2012. Local reform initiatives are being fostered in the absence of change driven from the top but their effects are very varied. While investors can profit from short-term growth, they should be aware of the slowing of...

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