China Center Publications


  1. China Center Research Brief: Appraising China's Financial Sector Risk in 2018

    March 2018 | China Center Publications

    Data show that financial system risks are being tamped down by regulators in China, albeit slowly. Juxtaposed to this good news—and, in fact, a consequence of it—other indicators suggest that corporate default risks in China are on the rise.

  2. China Center Research Brief: China Consumption Growth Is Likely to Uptick in 2018

    March 2018 | China Center Publications

    Despite a moderate slowing in 2017, household consumption growth should uptick somewhat in 2018 as a delayed response to the growth in disposable income that occurred in 2017.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    March 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Growth momentum continues in emerging markets, but current conditions have yet to catch up to stronger leading indicators.

  4. Trading Up: With Global Growth Finally on the Rise, Is the Trade Recovery Sustainable?

    February 2018 | Key Business Issues

    This report, which introduces a new global value chain dataset tool, examines whether the trade recovery is sustainable and why reevaluating global operations strategy using current data is so critical.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    February 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    The global growth outlook keeps strengthening, but growth momentum differs significantly across emerging countries.

  6. China Center Research Brief: CFIUS Reform Set to Disrupt Business as Usual for MNCs in China

    February 2018 | China Center Publications

    The reform and empowerment of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has the potential to dramatically disrupt many traditional partnership approaches MNCs have been using in China for many years – including co-investment arrangements that have become popular recently.

  7. China Center Research Brief: Two-Child Policy Won't Produce a Baby Boom

    February 2018 | China Center Publications

    Despite the end of the one-child policy in 2016 and hopes of a new “baby boom,” the reality is that China’s attempt to politically reengineer its demographic outlook will require decades, not years. 

  8. China Center Research Brief: Working Successfully with Party Organizations

    February 2018 | China Center Publications

    Over the past 12 months, foreign MNCs have become increasingly concerned over the role and powers of Communist Party organizations in their China business units.

  9. Economics Watch - China View: Growth Slowed In December, But Leading Indicators Suggest A Near-Term Uptick

    February 2018 | China Center Publications

    Growth slowed in China in December in fixed asset investment, industrial production, and retail sales. But The Conference Board LEI for China suggests strengthening growth momentum, in particular due to a relatively strong outlook for consumption. 

  10. China Center Chart Deck: Assessing the comparative economic risk levels of Chinese provinces

    January 2018 | China Center Publications

    Data show provincial economic risk levels generally decreased in 2016; heading into 2018, the risk status is likely similar, or even improved, since YE2016. However, risk levels remain elevated.