Every five years, the Chinese leadership meets to set its policy direction for the future – a practice that started in 1953.
The plan is the country’s blueprint for economic and social development, as CGTN’s Zheng Yibing explains.
- Qinduo Xu is a Senior Fellow at the Pangoal Institution and host of CGTN’s Dialogue Weekend.
- Victor Gao is a Chair Professor at Soochow University.
- Yukon Huang is a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Asia Program.
- Klaus Larres is a professor of history and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Self-reliance, especially amid the growing U.S.-China tech war, is a key theme of the CCP gathering currently underway.https://t.co/gY5M8eiyHQ
— The Diplomat (@Diplomat_APAC) October 26, 2020
China's leaders meet to hammer out 5-year economic plan.https://t.co/hY2xWyqjrX
— Nikkei Asia (@NikkeiAsia) October 25, 2020