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Old Xi Speech on China's Front Pages Shows Urgency to Fix Economy

  • December remarks highlighted as lockdowns pummel economy
  • Concern has grown of a split among China’s leaders on response
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A six-month-old speech by President Xi Jinping on the need to preserve jobs and shore up growth was splashed across China’s main financial newspapers on Monday, signaling greater urgency to bolster the economy after lockdowns brought Shanghai and other major cities to a halt.