Xi Jinping at the start of his third term as president, March 13, 2023

March 13, 2023

Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 was confirmed for a third term as president (chair 主席) of the People's Republic of China. This is the official translation of his March 13, 2023 speech to the National People's Congress, released by the State Council Information Office.

2018 Amendment to the Constitution of the People's Republic of China

March 11, 2018

The change that attracted the most attention was the removal of term limits for the president (国家主席 state chairman) of China. This was widely seen as permitting the current president, Xi Jinping, to continue in office. The Communist Party has formal term limits for its general secretary and Xi Jinping was expected to continue in that position beyond the 2022 Party congress.