President Xi Jinping as well as Premier Li Keqiang and Vice-Premier Liu He attended the Central Economic Work Conference in Beijing this week. Photo: CCTV

China to focus on economic ‘contingency plans’ to battle growing pressures in 2020

  • Central Economic Work Conference, attended by President Xi Jinping, took place under close scrutiny due to the US trade war and the slowing domestic economy
  • Economic targets for 2020, including gross domestic product (GDP) growth and inflation, will only be revealed at the ‘two sessions’ meeting in March
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President Xi Jinping as well as Premier Li Keqiang and Vice-Premier Liu He attended the Central Economic Work Conference in Beijing this week. Photo: CCTV
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Frank Tang

Frank Tang

Frank Tang joined the SCMP in 2016 after a decade of China economy coverage and government policy analysis.