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Recent China research

* China Watch: Q3 GDP, Party Congress and the IMF annual meetings, Michelle Lam, Jonathan Fenby, Larry Brainard, 19 Oct 2017
* 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

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China Monitor: Follow the Party – why political correctness with Chinese characteristics is not good news for the economy


It is easy to see Xi Jinping’s accumulation of power as a personal crusade driven by the ambition to be a second Deng Xiaoping, if not a new Mao Zedong. The repetition of fawning references in the official media to the Communist Party General Secretary, President of the People’s Republic and Chairman of the Central Military Commission is a clear attempt to build a personality cult around the man who, barring accidents, will lead China until 2022 – after securing a second term in the...

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