Xi–Li Administration

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Xi–Li Administration
习李体制
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5th generation Communist leadership of
the People's Republic of China
Incumbent
Xi Jinping March 2017.jpg Li Keqiang-19052015.png
General Secretary & President Xi Jinping (left)
State Council Premier Li Keqiang (right)
Date formed15 March 2013
People and organisations
Head of stateXi Jinping
Head of governmentLi Keqiang
Deputy head of government
Member partyCPC-led United Front
History
Election(s)5—13 March 2013
Legislature term(s)XII
PredecessorHu–Wen Administration
SuccessorXi Core Administration [zh]
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Politics of China

The Xi–Li Administration (simplified Chinese: 习李体制; traditional Chinese: 習李體制; pinyin: Xí–Lǐ Tǐzhì) of the People's Republic of China began in 2013, when Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang[1] succeeded Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao following the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party. It is speculated that Xi will solidify the political power of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, for the absolute command of the Communist ideology over pragmatic approach, and on the economic front there will be no liberalization but socialist entrenchment.[2]

Along with Xi, who replaced Hu Jintao as General Secretary of the Communist Party (de facto paramount leader) and President (de jure head of state), and Li, who replaced Wen Jiabao as Premier (head of government), the fifth generation of CPC leadership includes Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan, Zhang Gaoli, Li Yuanchao, Liu Yandong and Wang Yang.[3]

Functions and Powers[edit]

Party Organs Head Deputy Formation
National Security Commission Xi Jinping Li Keqiang
Li Zhanshu
January 2014
Central Comprehensively Deepening Reforms Commission Li Keqiang
Wang Huning
Han Zheng
March 2018
Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission Li Keqiang
Central Foreign Affairs Commission
Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission Li Keqiang
Wang Huning
Central Military and Civil Integration Development Commission January 2017

Politburo Standing Committee[edit]

Portrait Information Party position(s) State position(s)
1st
Xi Jinping
Name Xi Jinping General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Chairman of the Central Military Commission of CPC
President of the People's Republic of China
Chairman of the Central Military Commission of PRC
Birthplace Beijing
NPC Constituency Inner Mongolia at-large
Member since 22 October 2007
2nd
Li Keqiang
Name Li Keqiang Party Secretary of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Premier of the People's Republic of China
Birthplace Hefei, Anhui
NPC Constituency Guangxi at-large
Member since 22 October 2007
3rd
Li Zhanshu
Name Li Zhanshu Party Secretary of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
Birthplace Pingshan County, Hebei
NPC Constituency Jiangxi at-large
Member since 25 October 2017
4th
Wang Yang
Name Wang Yang Party Secretary of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
Birthplace Suzhou, Anhui
NPC Constituency Sichuan at-large
Member since 25 October 2017
5th
Wang Huning
Name Wang Huning Top-ranked Secretary of the Central Secretariat of the CPC
Birthplace Shanghai
NPC Constituency Hebei at-large
Member since 25 October 2017
6th Name Zhao Leji Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
Birthplace Xining, Qinghai
NPC Constituency Heilongjiang at-large
Member since 25 October 2017
7th
Han Zheng
Name Han Zheng Deputy Party Secretary of the State Council of the People's Republic of China First Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
Birthplace Shanghai
NPC Constituency Shaanxi at-large
Member since 25 October 2017

The Presidency[edit]

Xi Jinping (left) and Li Keqiang (right)
Office Officeholder(s) Tenure
President Xi Jinping 2013–
Vice President Li Yuanchao
Wang Qishan
2013–2018
2018–

National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference leaders[edit]

The State Council[edit]

History[edit]

Xi Jinping was elected Vice Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission at the fifth Central Committee Election of 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. Li Keqiang is currently the party secretary of the State Council and the deputy leader of the Leading Group for Financial and Economic Affairs.

Following the 18th National Congress, Xi was named General Secretary of the CPC and Chairman of the Central Military Commission.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Damian Grammaticas (2012-05-12). "China: Trouble at the top?". BBC News.
  2. ^ https://m.economictimes.com/news/international/world-news/how-has-president-xi-jinping-dragged-china-backwards-in-political-economic-liberalisation/articleshow/61164173.cms
  3. ^ "10 top leaders elected into new CPC Central Committee". China.org.cn. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
Preceded by
Hu–Wen Administration
PRC leadership
5th generation
Succeeded by
Xi Jinping Core Administration [zh] (2017–present)