As IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde will be remembered in China for her friendly approach that embraced an understanding of Beijing’s financial reforms and good personal relations with Chinese leaders. Photo: AFP
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For China, Christine Lagarde is a hard act to follow

  • Beijing will remember Lagarde’s friendly approach as head of the International Monetary Fund
  • Her nomination to be European Central Bank president means China will still have an influential friend at the summit of international finance

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As IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde will be remembered in China for her friendly approach that embraced an understanding of Beijing’s financial reforms and good personal relations with Chinese leaders. Photo: AFP
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