The Politburo, headed by President Xi Jinping, has put the focus on a “powerful” domestic economy. Photo: CCTV

China sets sights on ‘powerful home market’ to drive growth through 2019 trade turmoil

  • Leadership focuses on domestic agenda to suggest it is not caving in to US demands, analyst says
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The Politburo, headed by President Xi Jinping, has put the focus on a “powerful” domestic economy. Photo: CCTV
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Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng joined the Post in 2015 after spending a year and a half working for US media, including National Public Radio and Foreign Policy Magazine. He has been covering China's macroeconomic policies and financial regulations since 2016.

Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.