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China Drop-In: Why China’s NPC won’t fix what ails its economy

The 2024 National People’s Congress (NPC) will take place against a backdrop of acute concern about the Chinese economic outlook. This annual legislative session is the moment the government unveils the year’s policy priorities, including official growth and spending targets.

But any hopes that this meeting will reveal concrete measures to significantly boost growth or drive reform are likely to be disappointed. Our China team held an online client briefing on the first day of the NPC to discuss the economic and policy outlook for 2024.

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