The Heat: Two Sessions 2019

The Heat

It’s the big annual political season.

The 13th National People’s Congress, China’s national legislature, and the country’s political advisory body, held their annual meetings in Beijing. On the agenda — a challenging economy, trade, global engagement, foreign investment and a number of other issues.

CGTN’s Nathan King reports from Beijing.
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To discuss:

  • Robert Hormats served as a U.S. Ambassador and Deputy Trade Representative. He’s currently Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates.
  • Yan Liang heads the department of economics at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.
  • Sourabh Gupta focuses on the Asia-Pacific region as a resident senior fellow with the Institute for China-America Studies.
  • John Gong is a professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.

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