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China's President Xi Jinping - in 60 seconds

Xi Jinping, president of China and Communist Party chief, is expected to lead China for the next decade.

Since becoming leader of the world's second-largest economy in 2013, Mr Xi has cracked down on official corruption while showing himself as a man of the people and urging his countrymen to achieve the "China Dream", something he has linked to a Chinese renaissance.

BBC News profiles China's enigmatic leader in 60 seconds.

  • 07 Nov 2014
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