China Publications


  1. China Center Data Flash - Property sector continues to struggle as inventories are drawn down

    Some observers have recently been touting a rebound in the real estate market, and while both sales and prices have improved in recent months, it is essential to keep in mind that actual construction and investment in the sector are still contracting.

    (China Center Publications, September 2015)

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    The growth outlook for the rest of 2015 remains pessimistic.

    (Economics Watch Reports, September 2015)

  3. China Center Special Briefing Paper: Appraising Industrial Overcapacity – the Achilles Heel of Chinese Growth?

    This China Center Special Briefing Paper examines China’s current overcapacity challenges and outlines its history, deep-rooted causes, and the likely impact on future economic growth.

    (China Center Publications, September 2015)

  4. China Center Data Flash - Financial volatility reinforces weak economic performance; and RMB internationalization sees a setback

    After a dramatic summer for China’s financial markets, the most recently released economic data suggest that the country’s stock market and currency gyrations have come atop renewed deceleration in the real economy.

    (China Center Publications, September 2015)

  5. China Center Quick Note: One Belt, One Road, Lots of Questions

    What should multinational companies expect from China’s Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road?

    (China Center Publications, September 2015)

  6. Big Data Doesn't Mean 'Big Brother' (Implications for Asia)

    Human capital leaders in Asia should insist that their organizations build stronger capabilities in human capital analytics by reaching out to stakeholders, navigating data protection regulations, and garnering employee trust.

    (Key Business Issues, September 2015)

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    There are strong headwinds ahead for major emerging economies.

    (Economics Watch Reports, August 2015)

  8. China Center Data Flash - 7% questionable for Q2...but June did see a touch of sequential acceleration

    The NBS reported that official GDP growth for the second quarter came in at 7 percent y-o-y, unchanged from the first quarter’s growth rate. Frankly, the headline growth print is suspect. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2015)

  9. China Center Quick Note: Beijing’s Pyrrhic Victory Over the Equity Rout

    While the ultimate outcome of this episode remains to be seen, we draw some interim conclusions regarding the outlook for China’s financial markets, the real economy, the MNC business environment, and the broader reform agenda. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2015)

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Economic activity among major emerging markets continues to slow, with downside risks to outweigh upside in the second half of 2015.

    (Economics Watch Reports, July 2015)