Private Sector

Professor Zhang Weiying, an economist at Peking University, speaks at the Boao Forum. Photo: Xinhua

Boao forum panel hears calls for level playing field for private firms

The central government should intervene less in the private sector and concentrate on offering a level playing field for state-owned and private enterprises to maintain growth and investment, said participants at a panel discussion on the mainland economy at the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan.