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Deng Yuwen
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Deng Yuwen

The trade war won’t shake Xi Jinping’s grip on power in China – for now

  • Deng Yuwen says the Chinese leader has been asserting his authority following biting criticism last year of his government’s handling of the trade conflict
  • His power is secure, but surely a China that has celebrated 40 years of reform won’t regress to the days when one person could decide the country’s fate

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