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President Xi Jinping's references to Chinese "self-reliance" bear a distinct resemblance to the words of Chairman Mao Zedong.   © Reuters
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KATSUJI NAKAZAWA, Nikkei senior staff writer | China

TOKYO -- In late September, Chinese President Xi Jinping toured three northeast provinces, an area with a concentration of heavy industries and vast farmland.

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