China is set to convene a historic meeting on Oct. 16. Here’s what to expect
- The Communist Party of China’s top leaders are expected to propose that the party hold its 20th National Congress on Oct. 16 in Beijing, state media announced Tuesday.
- This year, the gathering takes on additional significance as it’s become a widely watched marker for when China may begin to ease its stringent zero-Covid policy.
- President Xi Jinping will likely increase his share of political associates at the top two levels of the Chinese leadership, according to Eurasia Group.