President is more concerned about the CCP’s loyalty to him
By: Jianli Yang – July 25th, 2022
Shortly after its 101st birthday on July 1, 2022, the Chinese Communist Party released its latest membership figures. As of Dec. 31, 2021, there were 96.7 million members, an increase of 3.4 million (3.7%) since the end of 2020. Did the party continue its membership drive even during the COVID-19 lockdown? Although we may never know, these statistics raise eyebrows.
The CCP issued an intra-party bulletin with the updated membership figures. While such bulletins are released annually, it has extra significance now due to the forthcoming Party Congress where President Xi Jinping is expected to seek a third term.
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