ii) To corner the natural resources at considerable discount (rent-seeking).
On the basis of the above complications and limitations with western capitalistic economic model, the Chinese Economic Model relatively free from concentrated economic power stands out. And what stands out equally is the engine behind this accomplishment - the nature of the Chinese state. Authoritarian but benevolent, responsive, caring and nurturing. Maybe not at an individual level as it might not be possible with a billion people. But at a collective level. As a state which stands stands up as a balancing force between Society and the Market. A state which nurtures the market but when the same market grows and concentrates to a point where it starts challenging Society the State jumps in to restore the balance.