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China Publications

2018

  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.

  6. Disability in the Workplace in China: Situation Assessment

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    China has adopted a "carrot and stick" approach to disability in the workplaceincentivizing 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.

  7. Disability in the Workplace in China: Current Realities and Ways Forward

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    China has adopted a "carrot and stick" approach to disability in the workplaceincentivizing 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.

  8. Economics Watch® - China View: Most signs point to slower growth in 2019

    November 2018 | China Center Publications

    October data showed no signs of abatement in recent slowdown trends. Although infrastructure investment rebounded in October, resulting in an uptick in FAI growth, weakening real estate investment and credit growth are likely to push FAI growth back down again. 

  9. China Center Quick Note: Mind the Gaps

    November 2018 | China Center Publications

    Breakthrough opportunities for MNCs in China always lie in the gaps between indigenous capabilities and targets set forth in national plans. In this “new era” in China, national planning targets, more grandiose than ever, are far beyond indigenous capabilities to achieve them.

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    November 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Near-term growth in large emerging market economies is likely to remain soft.