As the coronavirus pandemic drags into its third year, will China remain isolated from the rest of the world? Will President Xi Jinping secure a third term in power as widely expected -- and will that result in a further tightening of control? And just how far is a newly emboldened Xi willing to go?
What about China's place on the world stage? Will we see a further deterioration in Beijing's relations with the West?
Here are five key things to watch in China this year.