For President Xi Jinping, seen here speaking in Shenzhen last month, the belief that nothing can stop China’s advance is at the heart of its 2035 vision. Photo: Felix Wong For President Xi Jinping, seen here speaking in Shenzhen last month, the belief that nothing can stop China’s advance is at the heart of its 2035 vision. Photo: Felix Wong
For President Xi Jinping, seen here speaking in Shenzhen last month, the belief that nothing can stop China’s advance is at the heart of its 2035 vision. Photo: Felix Wong
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Beyond propaganda: China’s 2035 vision assumes that it will overtake US as the world’s No 1 economy

  • Beijing views the trend of continuous economic growth with absolute certainty
  • With enhanced economic power and greater ‘soft power’, China will find it easier to exert influence abroad

For President Xi Jinping, seen here speaking in Shenzhen last month, the belief that nothing can stop China’s advance is at the heart of its 2035 vision. Photo: Felix Wong For President Xi Jinping, seen here speaking in Shenzhen last month, the belief that nothing can stop China’s advance is at the heart of its 2035 vision. Photo: Felix Wong
For President Xi Jinping, seen here speaking in Shenzhen last month, the belief that nothing can stop China’s advance is at the heart of its 2035 vision. Photo: Felix Wong
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.