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China People's Congress 2018

Key moments from China's 2018 legislative sessions

The National People's Congress changed the constitution and the cabinet

CK TAN, Nikkei staff writer | China

China's annual legislative sessions, with the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference meeting in parallel, have concluded after more than two weeks of discussions in Beijing.

As usual, every government proposal and nomination was approved, but with fewer dissenters than typically has been the case. Some 5,000 delegates representing the Communist Party, the civil service, state-owned companies and the private sector overwhelmingly passed key proposals that could have implications not only for China but also for the world. Here are some of the highlights.

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