Xi Jinping attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, where he met with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, where he met with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP

Global Impact newsletter: Xi Jinping heads overseas for the first time in 2.5 years as historic third term looms at 20th party congress

  • Global Impact is a fortnightly curated newsletter featuring a news topic originating in China with a significant macro impact for our newsreaders around the world
  • In this edition, we look at the significance of Xi Jinping’s trip to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan coming a month before the 20th party congress in Beijing

Xi Jinping attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, where he met with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, where he met with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
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