Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with then US president Donald Trump at the White House in January 2020, when they signed a trade agreement. Photo: EPA-EFE
Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with then US president Donald Trump at the White House in January 2020, when they signed a trade agreement. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s economic tsar sends rare public message, warnings to future policymakers

  • Vice-Premier Liu He, 70, has been instrumental in the development of China’s economy over the past decade, but drastic policy shifts could affect his legacy
  • Liu reiterates the importance of boosting domestic demand and making supply-side reforms, but not reverting to full isolationism

Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with then US president Donald Trump at the White House in January 2020, when they signed a trade agreement. Photo: EPA-EFE
Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with then US president Donald Trump at the White House in January 2020, when they signed a trade agreement. Photo: EPA-EFE
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