- The overall leadership structure of the Communist Par- ty of China (CPC) remains unchanged, but the existing informal rules regarding the terms and the age limits were applied selectively.
- Xi Jinping was re-elected as the general secretary of the CPC Central Committee (CC). This is already his third five-year term in office.
- China’s most powerful institution, the 7-member CPC Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) is now stacked with Xi’s loyalists.
China Review. 20th National Congress of the CPC