Xia Baolong visits India for a business conference in 2014 while Communist Party boss of Zhejiang province. Xia and President Xi Jinping worked together for more than four years. Photo: Bloomberg

What next for the heavy-handed cross toppler close to Xi Jinping?

Presidential ally Xia Baolong has been tipped for a top party job but who is the rising star?

Topic |   China's leadership reshuffle 2017

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Xia Baolong visits India for a business conference in 2014 while Communist Party boss of Zhejiang province. Xia and President Xi Jinping worked together for more than four years. Photo: Bloomberg
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