After China’s landmark accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, private companies began to take over as the country’s dominant employers. Photo: AFP After China’s landmark accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, private companies began to take over as the country’s dominant employers. Photo: AFP
After China’s landmark accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, private companies began to take over as the country’s dominant employers. Photo: AFP
China jobs

China jobs: is Beijing’s retreat from state-owned enterprise reform holding back job growth?

  • In the late 1990s, China launched unprecedented reform of its state enterprises, shedding millions of jobs but ushering in an era of record economic growth
  • Today, there is concern state sector reform has stalled, contributing to an economic slowdown over the past decade and threatening new job creation

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After China’s landmark accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, private companies began to take over as the country’s dominant employers. Photo: AFP After China’s landmark accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, private companies began to take over as the country’s dominant employers. Photo: AFP
After China’s landmark accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, private companies began to take over as the country’s dominant employers. Photo: AFP
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