China eyes shift in economic policy for 2018

Updated 2017-12-18 09:00:18 Global Times

New indicators expected to evaluate development quality

With economic growth stabilized and a new central leadership installed following the 19th National Party Congress, China is set to map out major shifts in economic policy that could have far-reaching implications beyond 2018.

At this year's Central Economic Work Conference, top policymakers are likely to focus on shifts in priorities to put more focus on quality and stability rather than mere growth, while tackling specific issues such as mounting debt, poverty and pollution, top experts said on Sunday.

The conference will reportedly be