China Publications

2017

  1. China Center Chart Dive: RMB Internationalization—No Pain, No Gain

    China had hoped that its efforts to liberalize the RMB would help boost confidence in its currency. The exact opposite has occurred.

    (China Center Publications, January 2017)

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch Emerging Markets View

    Rising uncertainties cast a heavy cloud over growth in emerging markets in 2017.

    (Economics Watch Reports, January 2017)

  3. China Center Data Flash: Less Supportive Monetary Policy—Expect Heightened Volatility

    From the November data, we already see weakening signs in real estate investment and housing construction growth, the early stages of a housing market down-cycle. As supportive monetary policy and the housing market diminish as growth drivers, infrastructure investment becomes a more critical buffer to buoy growth.

    (China Center Publications, January 2017)

  4. China ResearchGraphic: Economic Risks in China - A Provincial View

    China’s economy is in the midst of a deep structural downshift. Among other things, this transition will result in increased disparity in provincial economic performance. Regions with the requisite mix of economic factors should sustain their growth and dynamism, but those without them will likely see stagnation or worse.

    (China Center Publications, January 2017)

  5. China Center Chart Dive: China's Long March toward a Diminishing Labor Supply

    China is currently experiencing a pronounced demographic shift that will have a serious impact on MNCs in China. Over the past decade, it has transformed from a nation with an abundance of young people to one with an increasingly aged population.

    (China Center Publications, January 2017)

  6. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Voices from Asia, Vol 1, No 2

    In the face of Asia’s tightening talent market—with rising concerns about inadequate skilled labor coupled with millennials’ expectation of work/life balance—companies must enhance their talent pipelines to outperform their competitors.

    (Human Capital in Review, January 2017)

2016

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Despite some tailwinds from stabilized energy and commodity prices, emerging markets' uncertainty rises as global policy risks increase in 2017.

    (Economics Watch Reports, December 2016)

  2. China Center Chart Dive: New GDP Projections Suggest Ongoing "Soft Fall" to Continue

    The Conference Board has released its updated global growth projections for 2017, and the next two five-year periods. Our projection for China shows a continuation of the “long soft fall” in GDP growth to 3.8 percent in 2017, down from 3.9 percent in 2016.

    (China Center Publications, December 2016)

  3. China Center Chart Dive: Chinese IPO Pops—Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

    IPO shares often undergo an initial "pop" when first launched as investors bid up prices to acquire a piece of the newly listed company. China’s IPO market has a reputation for being especially hot, however, and it is common for new listings to see pops that have gone on for days, or in 2016, even weeks. 

    (China Center Publications, December 2016)

  4. China Center Data Flash: The housing market cool-down begins

    The October data revealed that the housing market down-cycle we’ve been anticipating may have begun. This down-cycle will eventually serve as a drag on the recent uptick in the industrial sector. 

    (China Center Publications, December 2016)