This ends AFP's Live Report on the unveiling of China's highest decision-making body, the Communist Party's Politburo Standing Committee.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping delivers his maiden speech. China unveiled its new leaders Thursday, with Xi marching on stage at the head of a revamped line-up that will steer the world's number two economy for the next decade.
Xi Jinping is now officially the head of the ruling party of the world's most populous state and second biggest economy.
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