The US has been pushing China to change its economic model. Photo: Reuters

Government think tank’s defence of China’s economic model points to reluctance to change tack in face of US pressure

  • A State Council-affiliated think tank has urged the government to stick with its state-run economic model ahead of key trade war talks with the US, which is demanding changes
  • Researchers say evidence suggests there is no need for China to adopt Western-style democracy to become a high-income country
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The US has been pushing China to change its economic model. Photo: Reuters
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