President Xi Jinping has in recent weeks called for greater economic self-reliance as tensions with the US grow. Photo: Reuters President Xi Jinping has in recent weeks called for greater economic self-reliance as tensions with the US grow. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping has in recent weeks called for greater economic self-reliance as tensions with the US grow. Photo: Reuters
China economy

China’s plan for economic self-reliance to offset rising geopolitical risk ‘requires structural reform’

  • President Xi Jinping has in recent weeks called for greater economic self-reliance to offset global uncertainty
  • But economists say Beijing needs to embark on deep – and perhaps unpalatable – reform for this to work

Topic |   China economy
President Xi Jinping has in recent weeks called for greater economic self-reliance as tensions with the US grow. Photo: Reuters President Xi Jinping has in recent weeks called for greater economic self-reliance as tensions with the US grow. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping has in recent weeks called for greater economic self-reliance as tensions with the US grow. Photo: Reuters
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