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Over in China, the two-week annual plenary session of the National People’s Congress is in full swing. The world’s most populous country is in the midst of a rare leadership change, involving the appointment of a new Premier and other top ministers too.

After a decade at the top, Wen Jiabao is bowing out, to be replaced by Li Keqiang. While most foreign coverage of the succession has focused on corruption claims linked to Wen’s family, we should also consider what lies in store for the second-largest economy on earth.

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