Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, speaks at a press conference ahead of a meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Shanghai in February. At 68, Zhou is expected to retire soon. Photo: AP Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, speaks at a press conference ahead of a meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Shanghai in February. At 68, Zhou is expected to retire soon. Photo: AP
Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, speaks at a press conference ahead of a meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Shanghai in February. At 68, Zhou is expected to retire soon. Photo: AP
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Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, speaks at a press conference ahead of a meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Shanghai in February. At 68, Zhou is expected to retire soon. Photo: AP Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, speaks at a press conference ahead of a meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Shanghai in February. At 68, Zhou is expected to retire soon. Photo: AP
Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, speaks at a press conference ahead of a meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Shanghai in February. At 68, Zhou is expected to retire soon. Photo: AP
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