Li Xi, 61, was previously party chief of the rust-belt province of Liaoning. Photo: EPA
Li Xi, 61, was previously party chief of the rust-belt province of Liaoning. Photo: EPA

Xi ally named as new boss of China’s manufacturing heartland Guangdong

Pressure will be on former Liaoning party chief Li Xi, 61, to introduce progressive policies for regional integration, researcher says

Topic |   China's leadership reshuffle 2017
Li Xi, 61, was previously party chief of the rust-belt province of Liaoning. Photo: EPA
Li Xi, 61, was previously party chief of the rust-belt province of Liaoning. Photo: EPA
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