The Chinese Steel Industry: Government Policy and Competitiveness Build-Up by Pei SunThe Chinese Steel Industry: Government Policy and Competitiveness Build-Up by Pei Sun

The Chinese Steel Industry: Government Policy and Competitiveness Build-Up

byPei SunEditorPei Sun

Hardcover | January 7, 2018

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With China being the world¿s largest producer and consumer of the steel industry, this book charts its development in the industry since the late 1980s.

Providing a systematic examination of this development, the book explores:

  • the complex interplay of corporate governance reform
  • industrial policy implementation
  • competitiveness build-up of large state-owned enterprises in the steel sector.

Focusing in particular on the implications of government¿business interaction for industrial policy enforcement, this book provides a powerful institutional explanation for both the failures and achievements of the Chinese state in constructing an internationally competitive industrial sector and transforming national champions into global ones. This is an important and valuable resource for those interested in the steel industry, China¿s industrial policies and comparative political economy.

Pei Sunis Lecturer in Industrial and Managerial Economics at Nottingham University Business School.
Title:The Chinese Steel Industry: Government Policy and Competitiveness Build-UpFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:January 7, 2018Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415418771

ISBN - 13:9780415418775


Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Dancing with Bureaucrats: Theories of the Firm and the State in Corporate Governance and Industrial Policy  3. Governing ¿China Inc.¿: Fragmentation and Coordination in State Asset Administration and Industrial Policy Enforcement  4. Reshaping the Global Steelmaking Map: International Experience of Steel Industry Restructuring  5. Restructuring the Chinese Steel Industry: Governance Fragmentation, Policy Efficacy, and Industry Competitiveness  6. Constructing China¿s National Champions: The Case of Shanghai Baosteel Group  7. Conclusion