• Industry: Global China Practice
  • Type: Business and industry issue, Publication series
  • Date: 6/1/2013

State-owned entities: From centrally-planned origins to hybrid market competitors 

Some of the largest and most influential businesses in China – and now the world – are controlled by China's central government, yet this is a model that remains somewhat of a mystery to the business world outside of China.


This month’s China 360 discusses the unique features of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in China and how they compare to international peer companies, and offers insights on how the SOE model may adapt going forward.