President Xi Jinping said no other country had alleviated poverty to the extent that China has in such a short time. Photo: CCTV President Xi Jinping said no other country had alleviated poverty to the extent that China has in such a short time. Photo: CCTV
President Xi Jinping said no other country had alleviated poverty to the extent that China has in such a short time. Photo: CCTV

Xi Jinping declares extreme poverty has been wiped out in China

  • President says 850 million people have been lifted out of destitution in an ‘unprecedented accomplishment’
  • Beijing’s success in fighting poverty has been pegged to the country’s ambitious economic reform

Topic |   Poverty in China
President Xi Jinping said no other country had alleviated poverty to the extent that China has in such a short time. Photo: CCTV President Xi Jinping said no other country had alleviated poverty to the extent that China has in such a short time. Photo: CCTV
President Xi Jinping said no other country had alleviated poverty to the extent that China has in such a short time. Photo: CCTV
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