Xi, the newly appointed general secretary of Communist Party, will become China’s president in March. He is expected to lead the country for a decade.
March 29, 2012 Xi Jinping, the general secretary of China’s Communist Party and the country’s vice president, speaks during a luncheon to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sweden and China at City Hall in Stockholm. Xi is set to replace President Hu Jintao in March. Janerik Henriksson/AFP/Getty Images Buy Photo