• 1. The problem: understanding SME development in complex environments of transition
  • 2. Limitations of existing data resources on Chinese SME and outline of the new survey
  • 2.1 Conceptual issues in the official economic data
  • 2.2 Organization of SME-related statistics in China
  • 2.3. The project and the national sample
  • 3. Major results of the survey
  • 3.1 Properties of companies
  • 3.2 Finance
  • 3.3 Supply and marketing
  • 3.4 Innovation
  • 3.5 Human Resources
  • 4. Further reasonable guesses and policy conclusions
  • 4.1 Differences across regions and branches
  • 4.2 Policy recommendations resulting from the survey