As the sun sets on Li Keqiang’s premiership, experts say high hopes for Li’s reforms gradually faded as his influence in the party’s top levels diminished. Photo: Xinhua
As the sun sets on Li Keqiang’s premiership, experts say high hopes for Li’s reforms gradually faded as his influence in the party’s top levels diminished. Photo: Xinhua

The legacy of China’s low-key ‘people’s premier’ Li Keqiang

  • Despite early promise, ‘Li’s star faded’ as Xi Jinping’s influence grew, analyst says
  • China’s economic, political reforms stalled as ‘people’s premier’ was sidelined from decision-making

As the sun sets on Li Keqiang’s premiership, experts say high hopes for Li’s reforms gradually faded as his influence in the party’s top levels diminished. Photo: Xinhua
As the sun sets on Li Keqiang’s premiership, experts say high hopes for Li’s reforms gradually faded as his influence in the party’s top levels diminished. Photo: Xinhua
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