The 18th CPC National Congress - Opening Ceremony

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Hu Jintao, China's president, center in the front row, Jiang Zemin,... News PhotoAsia,Attending,Beijing,China - East Asia,Chinese President,East Asia,Former,Front Row,Government,Horizontal,Hu Jintao,Jiang Zemin,National Congress of the Communist Party of China,Opening Event,People,Politics,President,Vice President,Xi JinpingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergHu Jintao, China's president, center in the front row, Jiang Zemin, former president, center right in the front row, and Xi Jinping, vice president, 12th from left in the front row, attend the opening of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. China's Communist Party kicked off a congress in Beijing to choose its fifth generation of leaders since taking power in 1949, a decision that will shape the nation's economic and financial policies for the next decade. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images