Shenzhen’s economy overtook Hong Kong’s a year after Wang Weizhong became party chief. Photo: Martin Chan
Shenzhen’s economy overtook Hong Kong’s a year after Wang Weizhong became party chief. Photo: Martin Chan

Shenzhen party boss takes over as acting governor of Guangdong province

  • Promotion is expected to pave the way for Wang Weizhong, 59, to become a full member of the policymaking Central Committee
  • As China’s top exporter, southern province will be under pressure to keep its economy on a steady course next year, observer says

Topic |   Communist Party politics
Shenzhen’s economy overtook Hong Kong’s a year after Wang Weizhong became party chief. Photo: Martin Chan
Shenzhen’s economy overtook Hong Kong’s a year after Wang Weizhong became party chief. Photo: Martin Chan
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