Han Wenxiu is deputy director at the office of the Central Economic and Financial Affairs Commission. Photo: SCMP
Han Wenxiu is deputy director at the office of the Central Economic and Financial Affairs Commission. Photo: SCMP

China’s No 1 priority is still GDP growth, senior economic official asserts, amid focus on ‘common prosperity’

  • Comments from Han Wenxiu come amid worries that focus on high-quality development and ‘common prosperity’ could sideline growth priorities
  • Han, 59, is expected to rise to a prominent role in the next Chinese leadership to be announced in March

Han Wenxiu is deputy director at the office of the Central Economic and Financial Affairs Commission. Photo: SCMP
Han Wenxiu is deputy director at the office of the Central Economic and Financial Affairs Commission. Photo: SCMP
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