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China Publications


  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    April 2019 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging market growth momentum may have softened during the past quarter.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    April 2019 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  3. Economy, Strategy & Finance Center Newsletter - March 2019

    March 2019 | Newsletter

    The Conference Board® Global Consumer Confidence Index increased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2018, its highest reading in 14 years, but improvements were concentrated in only a few large emerging markets

  4. Economy, Strategy & Finance Center Newsletter - February 2019

    February 2019 | Newsletter

    Businesses that "go local," or source inputs locally, see stronger revenue growth but slower labor productivity growth compared to businesses that continue to source globally

  5. Economics Watch® - China View: A Weak Start to 2019 May Lead to Greater Stimulus This Year

    February 2019 | China Center Publications

    Over the past several months, we have witnessed a sharp deterioration in China’s macroeconomic data despite the introduction of various pro-growth measures by the government. 


  1. China CEO Council Session Report: Looking Beyond the Regulatory Trees to Assess the Regulatory Forest

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    November's session of the China CEO Council examined current regulatory behavior and assessed the old and new tactics available to MNCs to create “regulatory space.” In some ways, the conditions are ripe for breakthrough gains in positioning and engagement. 

  2. Five Years of the Belt & Road Initiative: China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    Xi Jinping first announced the One Belt One Road project to the world in late 2013. Five years and one English-language name change later, the realistic prospects for the Belt and Road have begun to clarify, as has the road map for MNC engagement.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    December 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Consumers remain buoyant, but the outlook for exports and investment remain challenged.

  4. Disability in the Workplace in China

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    China has adopted a ‘carrot and stick’ approach to disability in the workplace – incentivizing companies to employ people with disabilities and fining those who don’t. The simplistic national employment quota fails to address the complexities MNCs face in recruiting, training and retaining employees with disabilities.

  5. Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition—Trends in Corporate Sustainability Reporting in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific

    December 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Sustainability reporting is still not a uniform practice across the globe and remains sporadic in countries where nonfinancial reporting regulation and stakeholder pressures are absent.