ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Chinese President Xi Jinping (Photo by Akira Kodaka)
Politics

China's Xi maneuvers to extend his reign

As 'core' leader, the president may try to break retirement rules

KATSUJI NAKAZAWA, Nikkei senior staff writer | China

BEIJING -- In any large organization, the top leader's influence can erode if an heir apparent emerges. The Chinese Communist Party is no exception, but Xi Jinping is now fighting to avoid that fate.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more