Answered By: Barbara Coffey
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2019     Views: 334

There are many sources of information on Chinese state-owned enterprises. ​

  • For journal articles, use ECONLIT.
  • For books, search "Government Business Enterprises--China" in the Catalog.

The information below is for data: 

  • CEIC
    • To find Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) summary statistics
    • Click down the following path:
      • China Premium Database
      • Business and Economic Survey
      • Enterprise Survey and Financial Data
        • See the headings:
          • Non-Financial Enterprise:  State Owned and Holding
          • Non-Financial Enterprise:  State Owned and Holding: Central Management
      • Also do a keyword search for SOE and many more specialized items appear.
  • China Statistical Yearbook Database (CNKI)
    • Search the China Statistical Yearbook
    • Click on the Industry Chapter to find Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) summary statistics
  • CSMAR
    • Make sure to use the native interface to identify whether a specific public company is a Chinese state-owned enterprise,
    • Click down the following path:
      • China Listed Firms Research Series
      • China Listed Firm's Shareholders Research Database
      • Equity
      • Controlling Shareholders.
      • For output fields, choose:
        • Share Code
        • Announcement Deadline Date [Reptdt]
        • Ultimate Controlling Shareholder [S0701b_en]
        • Nature Of Ultimate Controlling Shareholder [S0702b]
          • The S0702b field identifies if the company is a state-owned enterprise.
          • The codes for S0702b are in the user guide located in the China Listed Firm Shareholder Research Database section.

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