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The Chinese Communist Party Congress: An Essential Guide

LSE IDEAS Strategic Update by Yu Jie

Introduction

What is the CCP Congress?

What is a Plenum?

Who participates in the Party Congress?

The Chinese Communist Party Congress

How is the Politburo elected during the Party Congress?

How are the CCP Politburo Standing Committee members chosen?

What will be included in The 19th Congress Political Report?

Will the Party Constitution include ‘Xi Jinping Thought’?

Conclusion

About the author

References & Notes

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