SOE reforms—China's path to higher productivity

August 23, 2017

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Joe Davis

Joe Davis
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China has seen a long-running decline in productivity growth, and many challenges continue to drag that down. The country still has significant room to lift productivity through market-driven reforms while fostering innovation. The key will be to relax government control so as to allow market forces to play a bigger role. Whether China can successfully transition to a productivity-led growth model will ultimately shape its future as a global growth driver or the next Japan.

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