China's leaders are reportedly considering ways for Finance Minister Lou Jiwei to continue working past December, when he reaches the official retirement age of 65. Photo: AFP China's leaders are reportedly considering ways for Finance Minister Lou Jiwei to continue working past December, when he reaches the official retirement age of 65. Photo: AFP
China's leaders are reportedly considering ways for Finance Minister Lou Jiwei to continue working past December, when he reaches the official retirement age of 65. Photo: AFP

China considers delay to retirement of finance chief 'so he can manage local government debt'

Lou Jiwei, who is nearing retirement age, is seen as key player in tackling local government debt

China's leaders are reportedly considering ways for Finance Minister Lou Jiwei to continue working past December, when he reaches the official retirement age of 65. Photo: AFP China's leaders are reportedly considering ways for Finance Minister Lou Jiwei to continue working past December, when he reaches the official retirement age of 65. Photo: AFP
China's leaders are reportedly considering ways for Finance Minister Lou Jiwei to continue working past December, when he reaches the official retirement age of 65. Photo: AFP
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