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

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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