What We Know about China’s 19th Party Congress and the Possible Economic Fallout

On October 18, China will hold its 19th National Party Congress, which will provide broad indications for economic policy in the coming years. While it has been projected that there will be significant changes among the top party members, President Xi is widely expected to be reappointed, and he will likely follow a similar reform trajectory, focusing on mixed ownership reform for state-owned enterprises and less orientation toward the market. Xi's record so far can provide some understanding of what economic policy will look like in the next five years.

Economy, Politics