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
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

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
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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