The date of a plenum would normally be announced at a Politburo meeting, but Wednesday’s meeting, chaired by Xi Jinping, made no mention of it. Photo: Reuters The date of a plenum would normally be announced at a Politburo meeting, but Wednesday’s meeting, chaired by Xi Jinping, made no mention of it. Photo: Reuters
The date of a plenum would normally be announced at a Politburo meeting, but Wednesday’s meeting, chaired by Xi Jinping, made no mention of it. Photo: Reuters
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‘The biggest story in Chinese politics right now’ – silence over Communist Party’s autumn meeting

  • Lack of announcement may reflect leaders’ busy schedule but uncertainty persists over country’s direction and its response to economic headwinds
  • This autumn meeting has often been the stage to unveil major reform programmes

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The date of a plenum would normally be announced at a Politburo meeting, but Wednesday’s meeting, chaired by Xi Jinping, made no mention of it. Photo: Reuters The date of a plenum would normally be announced at a Politburo meeting, but Wednesday’s meeting, chaired by Xi Jinping, made no mention of it. Photo: Reuters
The date of a plenum would normally be announced at a Politburo meeting, but Wednesday’s meeting, chaired by Xi Jinping, made no mention of it. Photo: Reuters
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