Why China is lowering the bar on its growth

China's Premier Li Keqiang is seen on a screen delivering the government work report during the opening ceremony of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People on March 5, 2014 in Beijing, China.

China's National People's Congress -- the country's annual policy-making session -- kicked off today in Beijing. China's leadership has a lot of work to do, including how to manage a transition to a consumer-led economic growth model. Can they do it? Marketplace China Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz joins Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss.

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Rob Schmitz is Marketplace’s China correspondent, based in Shanghai.


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