BEIJING — All indications point to China heightening its campaign of state-owned enterprise reform. And its newest plan for success: more failure. A government newspaper recently called for an increase in the number of state firms that should be forced to merge or allowed to go under, including a good number in the automotive sector. The call to boost state-sector bankruptcies follows a recent meeting of state industry officials, at which Chinese President Jiang Zemin strongly advised the ...

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