The SOEs had accumulated overseas assets worth more than 4.3 trillion yuan (HK$5.4 trillion) by the end of 2013, but these had faced little scrutiny. Photo: Reuters

Beijing plans external audit of state firms' foreign assets

Independent accounting companies will probe what is thought to be a fertile ground for graft

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The SOEs had accumulated overseas assets worth more than 4.3 trillion yuan (HK$5.4 trillion) by the end of 2013, but these had faced little scrutiny. Photo: Reuters
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