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Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei, and Xiaobo Zhang

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199678204

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.001.0001

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Industrial upgrading and productivity growth in China

Industrial upgrading and productivity growth in China

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(p.256) 40 Industrial upgrading and productivity growth in China
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The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China
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Loren Brandt

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0041

This chapter examines industrial upgrading and productivity growth in China. Recent studies indicate significant productivity growth in Chinese manufacturing over the last decade and a half. This growth is relatively broad based, and cuts across sectors, regions, and ownership groups. Product upgrading, in the form of cost and quality innovation, is allowing firms to capture a rising market share in demanding markets at home and overseas. However, huge distortions in the domestic market prevent the best firms from growing more rapidly. These impediments are likely policy-related and tied up in China’s political economy at both the local and central level.

Keywords:   manufacturing industry, economic policy, industrial policies, industrial productivity, domestic market

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