Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking during the closing session of the National People's Congress. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: China’s Xi Jinping hints Beijing may claim victory in doubling economy in 2020, despite pandemic

  • State media on Sunday published a 2019 speech from President Xi Jinping saying China has essentially doubled the size of its economy between 2010 and 2020
  • Its publication hints that China is giving itself leeway to declare victory on one of its key development goals this year
Topic |   China economy
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking during the closing session of the National People's Congress. Photo: AFP
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