Outgoing and incoming leaders Hu Jintao (R) and Xi Jinping (L) pictured on 7 November 2012
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China's leadership change: Who is Xi Jinping?

15 November 2012 Last updated at 00:00 GMT

Xi Jinping has been confirmed as the man chosen to lead China for the next decade.

John Sudworth reports on the man about to take charge of one of the world's greatest economic superpowers.