Illustration: Henry Wong
Illustration: Henry Wong

Why size matters when it comes to China’s new leadership line-up

  • The Politburo Standing Committee is the party’s top decision-making body, but there are no written rules on how many members it can have
  • Analysts say its size is unlikely to change at this year’s congress since Xi has cemented his power and reduced internal fragmentation

Illustration: Henry Wong
Illustration: Henry Wong
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