Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior staff 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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has two power bases in the Chinese Communist Party. Dubbed the Zhejiang faction and Fujian faction, they are comprised of Xi's former subordinates in the two provinces.