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Opinion: The exit of China’s finance minister won’t leave everyone gloomy

T
he reasons for the replacement of Lou Jiwei as China's finance minister may remain mysterious, but lower-level officials who are frustrated by contradictory edicts from China's central government about managing economic growth and problems may be relieved to have one rule maker out of their way, writes Russell Leigh Moses.
10 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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