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Date for CCP’s 20th Party Congress Set, What Developing Countries Should Expect in the Meantime

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) announced an earlier-than-expected date for its highly anticipated 20th Party Congress when President Xi Jinping will be appointed to an unprecedented third term in office. 

The Party’s Central Committee said the once-every-five-year gathering would take place on October 16th. Most observers had expected a date sometime later in November.

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