Nicholas Lardy, senior researcher at the Peterson Institute of International Economics, sees “encouraging” signs due to the support shown by President Xi Jinping from last year after China had initially taken a backwards step on market reforms. Photo: Handout

China economy critic sees ‘turning point’ that could level playing field between private sector and state

  • American researcher Nicholas Lardy sees ‘encouraging’ signs due to the support shown by President Xi Jinping
  • Speech at Peking University came at a time when academic exchanges between China and the United States are haunted by increasingly hostile bilateral relations
Topic |   China economy

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Nicholas Lardy, senior researcher at the Peterson Institute of International Economics, sees “encouraging” signs due to the support shown by President Xi Jinping from last year after China had initially taken a backwards step on market reforms. Photo: Handout
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