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Table 5 Level of decentralization in each province

From: The level of decentralization and property rights protection––a sociological analysis of property rights

Province The level of government that mainly holds administrative authority during mergers and reorganizations Level of decentralization
The authority to determine qualified enterprises to be the primary merging and reorganizing parties The authority to decide the coal mines that are to be merged (or closed) The authority to approve merging and reorganizing limits of the primary merging enterprises
Beijing Provincial government Provincial government Provincial level
Hebei Provincial government Provincial government Provincial government Provincial level
Shanxi Provincial government Provincial government Provincial government Provincial level
Inner Mongolia Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Hunan Provincial government Provincial government Provincial government Provincial level
Heilongjiang Partial prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Partial prefectural (county) government Partial prefectural (county) level
Jilin Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Liaoning Partial prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Partial prefectural (county) government Partial prefectural (county) level
Anhui Provincial government Provincial government Partial prefectural (county) government Provincial level
Jiangxi Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Fujian Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Hubei Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Hunan Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Sichuan Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Chongqing Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Guizhou Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Yunnan Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Guangxi Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Shaanxi Prefectural (county) government Partial prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Gansu Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Ningxia Provincial government Provincial government Provincial government Provincial level
Xinjiang Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
Qinghai Without merger Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) government Prefectural (county) level
  1. Source: Documents of mergers and reorganizations issued by each province and some prefectures (counties)