Some market-driven reforms have been introduced in a piecemeal format, but no “wave” has ensued. Observers must search hard to find the makings of a coordinated reform programme. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Xi Jinping has consolidated power, but China is still waiting for the promised waves of reform

David Zweig says Xi Jinping has secured his power base, but the expected market-oriented reform programme has not materialised and is not likely to in the near future

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Some market-driven reforms have been introduced in a piecemeal format, but no “wave” has ensued. Observers must search hard to find the makings of a coordinated reform programme. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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