The China Center for Economics and Business in Beijing, as well as its councils of peer executives in Europe and the United States, provides members with advance intelligence on public policy, regulations, and economic developments in China that are likely to affect members’ businesses. Because the China Center is “on the ground” in China, its research is always relevant and offers executives immediate access to a well-established and reliable business source for information that can help them make sound planning decisions.

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Peer Networks

China Human Resources Council
Meets to discuss issues and exchange best practices regarding recruiting, retaining, and motivating local staffs as member companies grow in the Greater China region.

China Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Council
The Council provides China-based senior executives with a program and meeting place through which to deepen their knowledge, sharpen their skills and share experience on the management of China-specific corporate responsibility and sustainability issues.

China CFO Council
The Council provides senior-most financial executives operating in the Greater China region with exclusive expert insights and peer discussions on key issues impacting the finance function.

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Publications

China's Global Impact: The Business Exposures and Economic Implications of a Globalizing China

For national economies, multinational corporations, and financial institutions, exposures to developments in China are intensifying. This report outlines potential impacts so organizations can be more cognizant of and more agile and resilient to China geo-economic exposures.

(Key Business Issues, August 2017)

China's Global Impact: Executive Summary

Many business leaders assess their business exposures related to market, economic, or political conditions inside China. Rarely, it seems, are China factors assessed for their global impacts. This summary attempts to close that gap and help organizations to be more cognizant of China geo-economic exposures. 

(Key Business Issues, August 2017)

China Center Data Flash: June data beats expectations, but marginal slowdown still likely in 2H

The marginal growth rebound posted in 1H was cyclical. However, an uptick in exports, the resilience in consumption growth, and tailwinds from the subsiding housing market boom and infrastructure spending have fueled the continuation of growth thus far into 2H. 

(China Center Publications, August 2017)

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Webcasts

Understanding China's Global Impact
21 June, 2017 09:00 AM , 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]

Top business and financial service executives need to understand how China exposure might impact their business. Join this webcast to get insights into how to position for associated opportunities and plan for associated risks. CPE credit available

The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View
13 April, 2017 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 02:00 PM UTC [14:00]

How will emerging economies react to the US Federal Reserve Bank's interest rate hikes in 2017? How will monetary policies in the emerging world affect businesses? CPE credit available

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.1%
  • Brazil 0.5%
  • China 1.6%
  • Euro Area 0.6%
  • France 0.2%
  • Germany 0.0%
  • Global 0.6%
  • India 0.9%
  • Japan 0.3%
  • Korea 1.2%
  • Mexico 0.2%
  • Spain 0.0%
  • U.K. 0.1%
  • U.S. 0.3%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
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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.