CHINA – China pursues quality over high-speed growth (Yanrui Wu, East Asia Forum)

The Fifth Plenary Session (‘Fifth Plenum’) of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China concluded on 29 October and sent a strong signal that China will continue to focus on the quality rather than the speed of economic growth. ‘Quality’ economic growth should be broad-based and inclusive.

People look at the skyline of the Central Business District in Beijing, China, 16 April, 2020 (Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter/File Photo).