Chinese communist leader and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke at the celebration for the 100th founding anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party on July 1, 2021 in Beijing, China.
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BEIJING — One hundred years since the founding of China’s Communist Party — which it says was born out of a secret meeting on a boat — President Xi Jinping now stands a chance to lead the country to becoming the world’s largest economy.
Achieving that level of growth will require China to propel itself past looming challenges: the so-called middle income trap, lack of innovation and a rapidly aging population. That’s according to analysts, mostly looking in…