China's economy in the year of the tiger

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China's economy in the year of the tiger

For China, the year ahead holds special political and economic significance.

From the Winter Olympics in February to the Chinese Communist Party's 20th national congress, slated for the fourth quarter, "the world," as President Xi Jinping has noted, "is turning its eyes to China." That means China's financial, environmental and economic policy aspirations, which have been complicated by the pandemic, will be closely scrutinised. Here is what we see when we look in the eye of the tiger. China's zero-COVID policy has effectively limited the size and duration of outbreaks and helped to contain the virus's spread, including the import of omicron since its inceptio...

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