Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, visits a farm in Jiansanjiang in northeastern China's Heilongjiang province on September 25, 2018. Xi was on an inspection tour of the region as China has slapped tariffs on US agricultural imports and looked to increase farming self-sufficiency amid a growing trade war with the United States. Photo: Xinhua

What do China’s reassignments of Liu Shiyu and Yi Huiman say about Xi Jinping’s policy priorities for the next few years?

  • Yi Huiman, chairman of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, promoted to securities regulator head to help steer stock market towards avenue for fundraising
  • Incumbent CSRC chairman Liu Shiyu will oversee command centre of collectives, the All-China Federation of Supply and Marketing Cooperatives
Topic |   Banking & Finance

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, visits a farm in Jiansanjiang in northeastern China's Heilongjiang province on September 25, 2018. Xi was on an inspection tour of the region as China has slapped tariffs on US agricultural imports and looked to increase farming self-sufficiency amid a growing trade war with the United States. Photo: Xinhua
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Beijing says Ottawa should be held responsible for the deterioration in China-Canada relations. Photo: Reuters

143 former China diplomats and academics write to Xi Jinping demanding Canadian detainees be freed

  • Open letter to Chinese president warns of less dialogue and greater distrust
  • ‘Both China and the rest of the world will be worse off as a result’
Topic |   Canada

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Beijing says Ottawa should be held responsible for the deterioration in China-Canada relations. Photo: Reuters
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