volume 26, issue 4, P319-336 2018
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-10-2017-0080
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Gongming Qian, Bin Liu, Qingtao Wang

Abstract: Purpose Although there has been much research on government support for export in China and other emerging economies, considerably less attention has been given to government subsidy-related importing activity in China. This study aims to propose that the government subsidies as the source of financial resources produce a significant increase of imports, as the firms are more likely to engage actively in importing technology-related products which are conducive for China’s future innovation. However, state ow…

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