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 was the 2014 recipient of the Vaughn-Ueda International Journalist prize.
Last week, China held a massive video conference on stabilizing the economy. Premier Li Keqiang addressed roughly 100,000 senior officials in over 2,800 municipalities across the nation -- an unprecedented scale for such an event.