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How China's state-backed companies fell behind

Efficiency plummets over 10 years, exclusive data show

YUSHO CHO, Nikkei staff writer, and KENJI KAWASE, Nikkei Asian Review chief business news correspondent | China

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG -- In August 2017, the lumbering telecom operator China Unicom was selected as a test case for Beijing's latest attempt to reform some of its state-controlled companies.

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