China Publications

2017

  1. CEO Challenge 2017: Leading through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation—Asia-Pacific/China Report

    This report, part of The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2017 series, compares the most pressing business challenges of CEOs globally with those of CEOs in Asia-Pacific and China—along with the strategies CEOs deem most critical for meeting those challenges.

    (Key Business Issues, March 2017)

  2. China Center Chart Dive: New data reveal less severe trade imbalance between the US and China

    A new analysis from The Conference Board brings vast and complex global value chain dependencies into resolution and, in doing so, paints a starkly different picture of the bilateral trade imbalance. 

    (China Center Publications, March 2017)

  3. China Center Quick Note: Hope for the best, plan for the worst -- A look at the potential negative consequences of US-China friction

    China’s treatment of Norway, South Korea, and Japan during recent politically motivated economic disputes is instructive for understanding how Beijing may respond to provocations from Washington. Foreign MNCs, especially US brands, should catalog their potential risk exposures stemming from China’s formal and informal retaliatory tools and make appropriate preparations.

    (China Center Publications, March 2017)

  4. China Center Data Flash: Growth momentum keeps rolling into 2017

    Corporate lending surged again in January, while household mortgage growth continued to decelerate. Both indicators are considered positive.

    (China Center Publications, March 2017)

  5. China Center Chart Dive: A Balancing Act—Tightening Credit in Financial Markets, Pushing Credit into the Corporate Sector

    Beginning late last year, the Chinese government signaled a policy shift from “pro-growth” to “risk containment.”

    (China Center Publications, February 2017)

  6. China Center Chart Dive: Be Aware of China's Impending Retirement Surge

    The age-group composition of China’s population has reached a critical turning point: over the next 15 years, its old-age dependency ratio will double.

    (China Center Publications, February 2017)

  7. China Center Chart Dive: Mining Trump's China Tweets—Just 'Flash,' or Indicators of the New China Policy Ideology?

    Analyzing President Trump’s pre-inauguration Twitter statements on China may be one lens for assessing future policy directions.

    (China Center Publications, February 2017)

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Shocks and uncertainties moderate 2017 growth projections for several emerging economies.

    (Economics Watch Reports, February 2017)

  9. China Center Data Flash: Slowdown to Resume in 2017

    On January 20, China’s official 2016 GDP growth was announced to be 6.7 percent, meeting the target range set by the government. Lower growth is anticipated for 2017 as economic policies slowly shift from growth supporting to risk curbing.

    (China Center Publications, February 2017)

  10. China Center Chart Dive: Appraising the Q4 Liquidity Squeeze by the PBoC

    A “liquidity squeeze” engineered by the People's Bank of China quickly pushed up short-term borrowing costs in China’s money markets in Q4. 

    (China Center Publications, February 2017)