Weak domestic demand in China could prove an obstacle to Xi Jinping’s inward-looking economic strategy. Photo: AFP Weak domestic demand in China could prove an obstacle to Xi Jinping’s inward-looking economic strategy. Photo: AFP
Weak domestic demand in China could prove an obstacle to Xi Jinping’s inward-looking economic strategy. Photo: AFP

China’s economy is turning inward, but will weak domestic demand undermine Xi Jinping’s vision?

  • China is shifting its economic strategy to focus more on its huge domestic market as the international environment becomes more challenging
  • But analysts say China has a long way to go to boost weak consumer spending and cut its reliance on exports and state-led investment

Topic |   China economy
Weak domestic demand in China could prove an obstacle to Xi Jinping’s inward-looking economic strategy. Photo: AFP Weak domestic demand in China could prove an obstacle to Xi Jinping’s inward-looking economic strategy. Photo: AFP
Weak domestic demand in China could prove an obstacle to Xi Jinping’s inward-looking economic strategy. Photo: AFP
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