Xi Jinping said people would “compare the merits of Western developed countries to the shortcomings of China’s socialist development and blame us”. Photo: Xinhua via AP

Xi Jinping speech from six years ago resurfaces to ‘send message on trade war, leadership’

  • Communist Party journal publishes address from 2013 – a decision ‘that’s come directly from Xi or his office’
  • Its focus is how China needs to ‘cooperate and compete with the more advanced capitalist’ countries
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Xi Jinping said people would “compare the merits of Western developed countries to the shortcomings of China’s socialist development and blame us”. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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