The China Center for Economics and Business

 

The Conference Board China Center provides relevant, practical and readily useful business and economic insights and information to senior executives of member companies with a significant strategic interest in China. Our insights are informed by pioneering local economic and business research, formulated by our thought leaders in China and around the world, and delivered through our exclusive Conference Board events, publications, indicators, and peer-group CEO Council sessions in China.

Overview


The China Center offers its members:

  • Improved ability to gain early warning signals to changes in business-critical measures of the Chinese economy;
  • Improved ability to size and manage risk of disruption in strategy as well as gaining the ability to set reasonable objectives based on a deep structural understanding of Chinese economy;
  • Better understanding of short and mid-term policy and regulatory trends and objectives, through dialogue with select experts and access to the thinking of key policy makers, typically in an informal environment.
  • Improved strategic direction including comparative guidance for gauging China's changing investment and market environment against other countries;
  • Access to a C-Level peer network to get deeper understanding of China, local best practices, and hone operational response; and
  • Access to an inventory of China and global data and presentation materials to enhance planning and presentation at the most senior executive levels.

For seasoned China executives, the China Center provides the environment and resources for vetting leading edge management concepts, opinions and approaches via peer-level exchange and critical and informed third party facilitation by Conference Board practitioners. For executives new to their China organizations, the China Center offers rapid induction and a highly accelerated China learning curve via interaction with seasoned China experts. For both types of executives and for global decision makers, we are a trusted, committed and independent knowledge provider focused on contributing to your successful adaptation and development in this critical and complex market.

China Center members also contribute to and participate in our explicit public purpose mission of improving economic transparency and free market-based decision-making in China via on-going dialogue and exchange with Chinese partners and leaders on key market and growth challenges.

Contact The China Center

For more information on The China Center for Economics and Business, please contact: Ethan Cramer-Flood at +01 212 339 0286 or David Hoffman at +86 10 8532 4688 (if calling from within China)

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China Center Brochure

To learn more about The Conference Board China Center research and member benefits, please download our brochure.

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Center Testimonial - China Center

“Success in China is a critical part of Caterpillar's long-term strategy. For many years, Caterpillar has worked closely with The Conference Board in the U.S. and around the world and it has been a valuable asset in helping us better understand the factors impacting our business. That is why we are deeply involved with The Conference Board in China, where so much is at stake for our company and the global economy."

Caterpillar’s long-term strategy. For many
years, Caterpillar has worked closely with
The Conference Board in the U.S. and
around the world and it has been a valuable
asset in helping us better understand
the factors impacting our business. That is
why we are deeply involved with The Conference
Board in China, where so much is
at stake for our company and the global
economy.““Success in China is a critical part of Caterpillar’s long-term strategy. For many years, Caterpillar has worked closely with The Conference Board in the U.S. and around the world and it has been a valuable asset in helping us better understand the factors impacting our business. That is why we are deeply involved with The Conference Board in China, where so much is at stake for our company and the global economy.“

Jim Owens, Former Chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc.

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