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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Battle over state-owned enterprises an issue of fair trade versus economic reality

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Fair trade versus economic reality The status of state-owned enterprises- a long-standing source of trade disputes- has been one of the most contentious issues facing ... campaign on multiple fronts against the role of state-owned companies in developing economies. It is more than likely that it will appeal against the WTO ruling. Its fight has as much to do ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A sensible step towards a just society

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... their advantages. The monopolistic state-owned enterprises share a considerably smaller proportion of their revenues through dividends and taxes than is accepted internationally and an additional 5 per cent ... so far have not approached the heart of the problem. A 35-point plan unveiled by the State Council appears more promising, the proposals outlined offering a blueprint for tackling inequality. ...

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    Citic Group's plan opens door to greater economic reforms

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Citic plan opens door to reform As one of China's first state-owned enterprises run on quasi-market principles, Citic Group was at the forefront of the nation's ... The Citic plan will not be without hiccups. State-owned enterprises are barred from selling below their book value. Yet Citic Group's crown jewel, a 61.9 per cent stake in Hong Kong-listed ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong stock exchange must meet mainland China challenge

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... the focus, which was then on property firms and banks. State-owned enterprises were hungry for capital in the major currencies for buying machinery and technical know-how from the international ... was in the nature of an experiment for China to get access to capital markets and an innovation that Hong Kong was keen to pursue. It kept our capital markets vibrant and relevant, while state-owned ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China must handle its credit bubble with care

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... And such debts are reaching massive and alarming proportions. With corporations, especially state-owned enterprises, the massive liquidity made borrowing easy. Many have developed a debt dependency while ... its reliance on exports to greater consumption. But the transition will be long and difficult. Improved social safety nets are needed; powerful vested interests which surround the state-owned ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Corruption probe may show cracks in state monopoly power

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in the predominance of China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs). Their controlling market power in strategic economic sectors is an obstacle to sustainable growth that should come from giving a greater ... Yongkang, has prompted analysts to speculate about the motivation. Ironically, it has also taken down the head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission which oversees ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China must continue reforming IPO rules

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... image of a cash machine for state-owned enterprises that sucks money out of gullible small investors. The CSRC needs to maintain a sustained effort to improve accountability and transparency so ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Women in China still not equal to men

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and such Western countries as the United States and Britain, according to the report by Grant Thornton International, which surveyed chief executives and chairmen of 6,627 companies in all industry sectors around the world. Still, the report needs to be put in context. The International Women's Day held yesterday is a good time to reflect on such issues. The vast majority of state-owned ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Xi Jinping's task to build on Deng Xiaoping's legacy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... liberalisation posed by monopolistic state-owned enterprises and an overbearing bureaucracy. In essence the last sentence is lifted from a tribute to Deng on his centenary in this column 10 years ago. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Executive pay needs reform, not just crackdown

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... institutions most directly affected by such pay caps In China, executive pay is a hot-button issue, especially the earnings of top executives at state-owned enterprises. While the pay of senior SOE ... Jinbao showed in December, about half of the bribes he took came from other state-owned railway firms. So the crackdown on corruption by party chief Xi Jinping can be seen as a tough way to cap ...




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