Trying to understand the meaning behind a political speech from a different culture can be like stumbling through an unfamiliar room in search of a light switch: It takes specific knowledge to illuminate the shape of things. This brief report from the Center for Strategic & International Studies sheds light on the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress, which met in October 2017. The report outlines the congress’s implications for China’s economic engagement with the rest of the world and for foreign companies doing business in China.
In this article, you will learn
- What happened at China’s 2017 party congress,
- How Chinese president Xi Jinping is consolidating his power and
- What Xi’s vision means for foreign businesses in the Chinese market.
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