The central economic work conference will be significant this year as it marks the first major economic meeting held by the party’s new leadership. Photo: SCMP
The central economic work conference will be significant this year as it marks the first major economic meeting held by the party’s new leadership. Photo: SCMP

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China’s central economic work conference: what can be expected, and why is it important?

  • Every December, China’s top leaders meet to decide the economic and policy outlook for the year ahead at the central economic work conference
  • This year, analysts expect the meeting to focus on proactive fiscal and monetary policy, as well as continued easing of coronavirus restrictions

The central economic work conference will be significant this year as it marks the first major economic meeting held by the party’s new leadership. Photo: SCMP
The central economic work conference will be significant this year as it marks the first major economic meeting held by the party’s new leadership. Photo: SCMP
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