China Publications

2017

  1. China Center Data Flash: Growth continued weakening in August

    Data from the last two months reinforces our expectation of a moderate slowdown in the second half of 2017. A slowdown in investment growth will be the primary drag on growth, but resilience in consumption and exports should offset some of this drag in the short term. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  2. China Center Chart Dive: Household spending ratio increased in rural areas but decreased in urban areas

    Residents of rural China are beginning to save less in order to spend more. This is not the case in urban locations, although people in both areas are consuming more than ever.

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  3. China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report: Military Tensions in Northeast Asia and the South China Sea

    In mid-September 2017, The Conference Board China Center convened nearly two dozen member company executives to compare perspectives and discuss what steps MNCs can take to dimension, plan for, and mitigate risks accompanying the increasingly tense geopolitical environment in East Asia.

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  4. Keeping the "Dream Team:" Leveraging Analytics to Retain Top Talent in Asia

    This report highlights the talent retention challenges faced by employers in Asia and sheds light on how organizations can leverage human capital analytics to aid their retention strategies.

    (Research Report, September 2017)

  5. China Center Chart Dive: China's economic accommodation of North Korea appears to be decreasing

    New data show that China appears to be substantively squeezing the economic lifeline to North Korea that it has maintained for decades. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  6. China Center Quick Note: China's New Philanthropy Regulations Should Be Helpful for MNC Donors

    Despite legitimate concerns about tightening controls on civil society, China’s new philanthropic regulations portend important improvements to problems long plaguing corporate giving for foreign companies active in the country.

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    A fading outlook for major emerging economies.

    (Economics Watch Reports, September 2017)

  8. China Center Chart Dive: Changes in discretionary spending patterns indicate emergent consumerism in China

    Even as discretionary spending is on the rise, Chinese spending on basic necessities remains relatively high compared to richer nations. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  9. China Center Data Flash: July data suggest softening growth momentum

    Following the surprisingly upbeat data from June, growth moderated in July across almost all monthly indicators, including industrial production (IP), fixed asset investment (FAI), retail sales, and exports/imports.

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  10. China Center Chart Dive: With capital flight seemingly under control, a resurgence in Chinese outbound FDI may be in the offing

    The widely reported regulatory clampdown on China’s Outbound Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) may be over – for the time being. 

    (China Center Publications, August 2017)