Where is Bao Fan? Missing Chinese executive reflects unstable business climate

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Fan Bao, founder, Chairman and CEO of China Renaissance Group, is one of the country’s most famed rainmakers.BOBBY YIP/Reuters Margaret McCuaig-Johnston is a senior fellow at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa and a former senior official in Canada’s Department of Finance. Amid China’s post-COVID economic revival, foreign and domestic companies alike have hoped for brighter prospects as China opens up. But now all hopes for better days are in jeopardy due to the resurgence of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign and the disappearance of top executives. Finance and tech executives in China...