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 Communication and Marketing Council
Meets to discuss issues and exchange best practices such as branding, stakeholder relationships, public affairs, employee relations, community relations, interactive marketing and communication technologies issues with a strong focus on Greater China.

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.

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Publications

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)

The 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)

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)

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Webcasts

The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View
09 February, 2017 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

Mounting political uncertainties, financial market volatility, and slowing global trade are some of the strong headwinds Asia must face in 2017. How will these downside risks affect our outlook for Asia, and what does it mean for businesses in Asia?  CPE credit available

The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View
09 March, 2017 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

A complimentary series for member companies to help executives stay on top of the changing business and economic conditions throughout China, the Asia-Pacific Region, India, and Brazil. CPE credit available

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.4%
  • Brazil 1.7%
  • China 0.8%
  • Euro Area 0.3%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.1%
  • India 0.3%
  • Japan 0.2%
  • Korea 0.1%
  • Mexico 1.9%
  • Spain 0.4%
  • U.K. 0.0%
  • U.S. 0.0%
  • 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.