A Closing Door? New China Leadership Takes Reins Amid Growth Anxiety
China's just-concluded National Congress elected new senior government leadership, but shifting top-level policy priorities and a worsening wider operating environment mean observers are worried about continued growth and ongoing pressures on drug pricing.
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