At Shanghai congress, all eyes on fate of Xi's close ally Li Qiang - Nikkei Asia

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At Shanghai congress, all eyes on fate of Xi's close ally Li Qiang - Nikkei Asia

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Xi has been the Chinese Communist Party leader since 2012.

Li is a close ally of President Xi Jinping, having served under Xi when China's current leader held the top provincial office in Zhejiang.

Expectations were growing that the Shanghai boss even could be tapped to succeed Premier Li Keqiang, who is set to retire in March 2023.

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Author / Journalist: Staff Writer

Category: InvestingFinanceAsia

Topics: Standing Infections Shanghai Congress China Party Nikkei Qiang City Committee

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Published On: 2022-06-22, 19:30:00

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