Xie Fuzhan, Director of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Photo: Imaginechina Xie Fuzhan, Director of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Photo: Imaginechina
Xie Fuzhan, Director of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Photo: Imaginechina

Beijing steps up centralisation of power to control provincial leaders

More governors now have central government backgrounds and analysts say the trend of centralisation will continue for at least a decade

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Xie Fuzhan, Director of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Photo: Imaginechina Xie Fuzhan, Director of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Photo: Imaginechina
Xie Fuzhan, Director of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Photo: Imaginechina
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