Xi Jinping meets locals during an inspection tour of Shenzhen in December 2012, shortly after taking over as general secretary of the Communist Party. The move was interpreted as a tribute to the famous southern tour of Deng Xiaoping in 1992 and a commitment to deepen reform. Xi became president of China the following March. Photo: Xinhua Xi Jinping meets locals during an inspection tour of Shenzhen in December 2012, shortly after taking over as general secretary of the Communist Party. The move was interpreted as a tribute to the famous southern tour of Deng Xiaoping in 1992 and a commitment to deepen reform. Xi became president of China the following March. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping meets locals during an inspection tour of Shenzhen in December 2012, shortly after taking over as general secretary of the Communist Party. The move was interpreted as a tribute to the famous southern tour of Deng Xiaoping in 1992 and a commitment to deepen reform. Xi became president of China the following March. Photo: Xinhua

China growth model shows Xi Jinping’s vision will outshine that of Deng Xiaoping, and the world can profit

William Zheng says President Xi Jinping’s plans for a modern socialist China by 2035 are more detailed and ambitious. But a debt-ridden economy needs new growth engines like technology and innovation, which is where businesses may find new opportunities

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Xi Jinping meets locals during an inspection tour of Shenzhen in December 2012, shortly after taking over as general secretary of the Communist Party. The move was interpreted as a tribute to the famous southern tour of Deng Xiaoping in 1992 and a commitment to deepen reform. Xi became president of China the following March. Photo: Xinhua Xi Jinping meets locals during an inspection tour of Shenzhen in December 2012, shortly after taking over as general secretary of the Communist Party. The move was interpreted as a tribute to the famous southern tour of Deng Xiaoping in 1992 and a commitment to deepen reform. Xi became president of China the following March. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping meets locals during an inspection tour of Shenzhen in December 2012, shortly after taking over as general secretary of the Communist Party. The move was interpreted as a tribute to the famous southern tour of Deng Xiaoping in 1992 and a commitment to deepen reform. Xi became president of China the following March. Photo: Xinhua
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