The Communist Party of China holds a national congress every five years where major leadership changes are announced. The 20th Party Congress, held in Beijing in the second half of 2022, is expected to see new faces promoted to senior positions and mark the start of President Xi Jinping’s unprecedented third term in power.
Xi Jinping’s new hand-picked team to run China for the next five years and beyond is relatively young and will have to tackle many daunting challenges ahead, and that means it must continue to reform and engage proactively with the rest of the world.
Who sits on the seven-member body that runs the People’s Liberation Army?
What to expect as China’s months-long government reshuffle culminates in time for ‘two sessions’ in March.
A new line-up is about to be promoted to the top jobs. Who will get a seat at the leadership table?
See which full members of the 19th Central Committee have connections with those at the very top.
See who is likely to stay and who may go in this interactive chart on the top leadership body.
Will Xi Jinping stick with tradition as members of the policy-making body reach the retirement age?