President Xi Jinping and China’s senior leadership say structural reform, not stimulus, is the way to move the economy ahead. Photo: AP

China leaders vow to reform, not to stimulate, economy as trade deal with US nears

  • Surprisingly strong growth in first quarter of 2019 brings shift in policy focus
  • Beijing’s pledges chime with Washington’s demand for ‘structural reform’
Topic |   China economy

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President Xi Jinping and China’s senior leadership say structural reform, not stimulus, is the way to move the economy ahead. Photo: AP
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