The Heat: President Xi’s New Year Address

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President Xi Jinping’s New Year address to China. What was his message? And what’s ahead for China in 2023? 

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered his 2023 New Year address to China on Saturday. He reflected on what China achieved in 2022 and he also looked to the future.  

Joining the discussion:

  • Victor Gao is Chair Professor at Soochow University. 
  • Yan Liang is Chair Professor of Economics at Willamette University. 
  • Josef Gregory Mahoney is a Professor of Politics and International Relations at East China Normal University.  
  • Sourabh Gupta is Senior Asia-Pacific international relations policy specialist with the Institute for China-America Studies