The Heat: China’s Two Sessions

The Heat

This year’s big political season in Beijing is now in full swing after being postponed for more than two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. China’s National People’s Congress convened Friday at the Great Hall of the People. The big item on the agenda was the address of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. He delivered the 2020 government work report and addressed major issues like poverty alleviation. We also learned more about China’s economic plans.

To discuss:

  • Cheng Li is Senior Fellow and Director of the China Center at the Brookings Institution.
  • Qinduo Xu is a senior fellow with the Pangoal Institution and the host of CGTN’s Dialogue Weekend.
  • Doug Guthrie is former Senior Director for Apple in Shanghai.
  • Iris Pang is Chief Economist with  Greater China ING.


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