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'China's economic revolution continues'

China has unveiled its new line-up of leaders who will run the country over the next decade. As expected, the current vice-president, Xi Jinping, is replacing the outgoing leader, Hu Jintao, as the head of the Communist Party.

The former foreign secretary, David Miliband said that, over the past 15 years, China been going through as bigger revolution as it went thorugh in 1949... That revolution will continue."

And he told Today presenter John Humphrys that the debate in Beijing is now about the opening up of capital markets, health reform and inequality and corruption.

"Stability and prosperity" are the main priorities for people in China, said Professor Cai Yong from Fudan University, and that if the authorities were able to bring this then people "certainly want to have their voice being heard".

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