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Can China’s economy outpace the US?

By: The costs count

Xi Jinping accuses the US of blocking China’s rise as the country sets its lowest growth target in decades.

As Xi Jinping enters his third term as China’s president, with sweeping changes to financial and technical regulations, he is bracing himself for fierce competition between the world’s two largest economies.

Xi has made it clear that he sees the United States as a major threat to his country’s growth. His rare direct criticism of Washington comes after the US set its lowest gross domestic product (GDP) target in decades.

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