China Center Publications


  1. China Center Data Flash: Growth holds stable in November

    January 2018 | China Center Publications

    Growth remained broadly steady in November, but the deceleration in industrial production and fixed asset investment in recent months suggests that growth momentum weakened compared to the first half of 2017. 

  2. Human Capital in Review™: Voices from Asia, Vol. 2, No. 1

    January 2018 | Human Capital in Review

    These articles explore what keeps CEOs in Asia awake at night; emerging talent strategies in engagement, inclusiveness, and talent development; and the role of human capital analytics in driving business and talent decisions.


  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    December 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Base outlook for emerging markets remains solid for next year despite accumulating geo-economic and political risks.

  2. China Center Chart Dive: Early signs of progress in deleveraging, but the road is long

    December 2017 | China Center Publications

    Deleveraging has long been one of China’s stated policy goals, and it was an important plank of the “supply side structural reform” program first proposed in December 2015. Yet until the first half of 2017, debt growth still outpaced nominal GDP growth.

  3. China CEO Council Session Report -- The 19th Party Congress Aftermath: Where to from here?

    December 2017 | China Center Publications

    Will General Secretary Xi Jinping’s second coronation represent a turning point for reform, and if so, what might the nature of that reform be?

  4. China Center Data Flash: Marginal slowdown in trend growth anticipated for 2018

    December 2017 | China Center Publications

    October data confirmed that China’s trend growth momentum is modestly weakening. Growth is likely to see marginal slowing in 2018, driven by intensifying deleveraging pressures. 

  5. China Center Chart Dive: Chinese manufacturing sector is less and less reliant on imported intermediate inputs

    November 2017 | China Center Publications

    Chinese industrial policies promoting import substitution are substantively reshaping the country’s global Value Chains and have made China-based manufacturers (foreign and domestically owned) less reliant on intermediate inputs produced outside the country.

  6. Global Economic Outlook 2018: Emerging Asia: Slowing, but Still Leading the Way

    November 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Economic growth in emerging Asia has been higher than in the rest of the emerging world over the last decade. Despite a coming slowdown in the region, that trend is likely to continue.

  7. Global Economic Outlook 2018: Global Economy: Half Empty or Half Full?

    November 2017 | StraightTalk®

    The glass is half empty if the current uptick in growth is fueled by temporary factors. But the glass is half full if growth can be sustained through talent, digitization, and productivity.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    November 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Limited upside potential for faster growth in 2018 for emerging markets