China Units Date For Foremost Communist Party Reshuffle

Mr. Johnson said Mr. Xi’s performance at the congress would have more than just domestic implications.
In the months leading up to the congress, Mr. Xi has shown a willingness to rework the rules of elite succession politics and to further consolidate his power.
News reports on Thursday hinted that Mr. Xi may get his wish.
Mr. Xi already holds more titles than many of his predecessors.
Mr. Xi is then almost certain to be reappointed state president, and Li Keqiang appears likely to win another term as premier.

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