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EssentialMake or Break: China

What's Next in Xi's "Great Struggle"

Featuring George Magnus and Maggie Lake

Oct 04, 2022 • 66 minutes

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Essential

Make or Break: China

What's Next in Xi's "Great Struggle"

The Chinese Communist Party will convene on October 16 with continuity and consolidation on the agenda.

Featuring George Magnus and Maggie Lake

Oct 04, 2022 • 66 minutes

A crackdown on its tech companies, the collapse of its real estate sector, and enforcement of “zero Covid” have combined to profoundly impact China’s economy, with outside observers emboldened to question the durability of the current regime. The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party was once seen to be a celebration for Xi Jinping, highlighted by his coronation for an unprecedented third term as president. As ever, though, as economist George Magnus recently tweeted, “The Congress represents continuity and consolidation.” Magnus, a research associate at the China Centre at Oxford University, joins Maggie Lake for a conversation about the Middle Kingdom and its direction, noting that the economy and the private sector serve the interests of the CCP above all else. Recorded on September 28, 2022. Show More

What happens in the coming months will define the global economy for years to come. Real Vision's Make or Break series helps you understand the key drivers at this crucial juncture with acute attention to China. Our in-region experts will walk you through scenarios of what happens as China reopens, and what that means for the global economy and investors.

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What happens in the coming months will define the global economy for years to come. Real Vision's Make or Break series helps you understand the key drivers at this crucial juncture with acute attention to China. Our in-region experts will walk you through scenarios of what happens as China reopens, and what that means for the global economy and investors.

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