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Mar 13, 2018 07:57 PM
POLITICS & LAW

Latest Overhaul Marks China’s Eighth Cabinet Revamp

The latest Chinese cabinet overhaul, proposed by the State Council on Tuesday, will include a merger of the banking and insurance regulators. Photo: VCG
The latest Chinese cabinet overhaul, proposed by the State Council on Tuesday, will include a merger of the banking and insurance regulators. Photo: VCG

China will undertake its eighth major cabinet overhaul since reform and opening-up began in 1978, as the government seeks to improve efficiency.

The previous seven reforms, between 1982 and 2013, trimmed the number of ministries and commissions, which are the top-level agencies that form the State Council, to 25 from 52. The latest shake-up brings the number to 26.

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