China’s monetary mandarins

China's ever-growing importance to the world economy has been closely matched by the increased attention paid to its economic leaders. At international gatherings of financial policymakers these days, it is often the Chinese delegation that is badgered most - not just by the media, but also by officials from other leading central banks and finance ministries, all keen to hear the latest on the direction of policy in the world's fourth-largest economy.

For these are the men and women responsible