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Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping

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Xi’s Biggest Wins and Losses After Nearly a Decade in Power

Here’s a look at the Chinese president’s policy hits, misses and works in progress

When Xi Jinping became leader of the Communist Party in 2012, he pledged to spearhead the “great rejuvenation” of the Chinese nation.

Nearly 10 years on, China has an economy on course to topple the U.S. as the world’s biggest, boasts the largest navy of any country, and has invested billions of dollars in international infrastructure projects, displacing traditional Western lenders from Latin America to Africa.