The Heat: China’s 5 year plan

The Heat

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.

To discuss:

  • 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. 

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