Econ and Finance - 10 Mar 2021

SOEs to juggle conflicting priorities

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The role of SOEs in the economy is a source of perennial debate.

The 14th Five-Year Plan had plenty to say about that.

Here’s the deal: For years, Xi Jinping has been saying that he wants SOEs to be “bigger, better, and stronger.”

But what does that mean in practice?

For one, the14...


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