Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior staff writer and editorial writer at Nikkei. He spent seven years in China as a correspondent and later as China bureau chief. He is the 2014 recipient of the Vaughn-Ueda International Journalist prize for international reporting.
TOKYO -- On Friday, as China convenes its most important political gathering of the year, the annual session of the National People's Congress, all eyes will be on the discussion of the unusually long-term plan that is set to be approved. It will guide the country all the way up to 2035.