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The Chinese left behind by economic growth

20 July 2012 Last updated at 23:58 BST

President Hu Jintao steps down in China later this year, handing over to his successor a country which boasts enviable economic growth rates - but also a growing inequality gap.

Since 2002, when the present leadership took over, China's economy has more than quadrupled, but not everyone has benefited.

John Simpson reports.