The Five-Anti Campaign ????, launched in 1952, was a nation-wide movement aimed at eliminating bribery, theft of state property and economic information, tax evasion, and cheating on government contracts by private enterprise and capitalists. The campaign succeeded in consolidating the government’s control over the economy, which facilitated the country’s transition to socialism.
On 26 January 1952 the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) launched the nationwide Five-Anti Campaign to eliminate