Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan attends a special address during the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: AFP
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Wang Qishan’s confidence is one thing, success in US trade talks another

  • Optimistic Davos address by China’s vice-president told of growth and “modest prosperity”, but it is to be hoped that his outlook is not tested and truce with Washington turns into peace

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Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan attends a special address during the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: AFP
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Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan addresses the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

China on track for more growth, Vice-President Wang Qishan tells worried world elite in Davos as he rebukes US ‘bullying’

  • Globe’s second-biggest economy certain to deliver modest prosperity for its people by 2020, ‘optimistic’ top official says at World Economic Forum
  • Wang told world leaders that they should not ‘interfere’ in other countries’ affairs, and that nationalism, protectionism and populism are to be avoided
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Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan addresses the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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