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China expected to focus on science, tech reforms at economy-focused third plenum

July 5, 2024 at 2:00 PM
The Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee will host its much anticipated third plenum later this month, where policymakers are expected to focus on advancing science and technology capabilities rather than significant macroeconomic reforms, according to analysts. China’s constitution requires that the CCP’s Central Committee hold seven plenums in a five-year span. The third plenum traditionally deals with economic reforms. After speculation that the CCP would forgo an economy-focused plenum – analysts had anticipated that the third plenum would be held...

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