THIRD PLENUMS, typically held a year after the instalment of a new team of Communist Party leaders, had delivered major breakthroughs in the past. Deng Xiaoping famously initiated the process that would become known as Reform and Opening Up at the Third Plenum of the Eleventh Central Committee in December 1978. And both President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang had signalled a strong commitment to reigniting the reform process. The pressure was on.
|Title of host publication||Shared Destiny|
|Editors||G R Barme, L Jaivin and J Goldkorn|
|Place of Publication||Canberra, Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|