Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (left) view a model of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Zhuhai in south China’s Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: AP

China at a crossroads: can Xi Jinping’s trip south get the economy moving?

  • Visit comes a quarter of a century after Deng Xiaoping’s 1992 Southern Tour to press for opening up and reform
  • President and his top economic aides prepare the way with soothing words for private businesses
Topic |   China economy

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (left) view a model of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Zhuhai in south China’s Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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