The Conference Board uses cookies to improve our website, enhance your experience, and deliver relevant messages and offers about our products. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our cookie policy. For more information on how The Conference Board collects and uses personal data, please visit our privacy policy. By continuing to use this Site or by clicking "OK", you consent to the use of cookies. 
China Center Publications

2018

  1. China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report: Five Years of the Belt & Road Initiative

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    Xi Jinping first announced the “One Belt One Road” project to the world in late 2013. Five years and one English-language name change later, the realistic prospects for the Belt and Road have begun to clarify, as has the road map for MNC engagement.

  2. Disability in the Workplace in China

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    China has adopted a ‘carrot and stick’ approach to disability in the workplace – incentivizing companies to employ people with disabilities and fining those who don’t. The simplistic national employment quota fails to address the complexities MNCs face in recruiting, training and retaining employees with disabilities.

  3. Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition—Trends in Corporate Sustainability Reporting in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific

    December 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Sustainability reporting is still not a uniform practice across the globe and remains sporadic in countries where nonfinancial reporting regulation and stakeholder pressures are absent.

  4. Disability in the Workplace in China: Situation Assessment

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    China has adopted a "carrot and stick" approach to disability in the workplaceincentivizing companies to employ people with disabilities and fining those who don’t. The simplistic national employment quota fails to address the complexities MNCs face in recruiting, training, and retaining employees with disabilities.

  5. Disability in the Workplace in China: Current Realities and Ways Forward

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    China has adopted a "carrot and stick" approach to disability in the workplaceincentivizing companies to employ people with disabilities and fining those who don’t. The simplistic national employment quota fails to address the complexities MNCs face in recruiting, training, and retaining employees with disabilities.

  6. Economics Watch® - China View: Most signs point to slower growth in 2019

    November 2018 | China Center Publications

    October data showed no signs of abatement in recent slowdown trends. Although infrastructure investment rebounded in October, resulting in an uptick in FAI growth, weakening real estate investment and credit growth are likely to push FAI growth back down again. 

  7. China Center Quick Note: Mind the Gaps

    November 2018 | China Center Publications

    Breakthrough opportunities for MNCs in China always lie in the gaps between indigenous capabilities and targets set forth in national plans. In this “new era” in China, national planning targets, more grandiose than ever, are far beyond indigenous capabilities to achieve them.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    November 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Near-term growth in large emerging market economies is likely to remain soft.

  9. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2019: On Top of the World…Looking Over the Edge

    November 2018 | StraightTalk®

    The global economy has plateaued. Assuming no major disruptions, a gradual slowdown seems most likely. This report outlines seven short-term and seven medium-term trends to help businesses identify risks and opportunities.

  10. Global Economic Outlook 2019: Emerging Asia—Slower and Riskier, but Still Ahead of the Pack

    November 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Economic growth in emerging Asia will still look robust compared to other parts of the world. However, the region still faces risks; trade policy volatility, monetary policy tightening in the United States, high local debt burdens, rising energy prices, and declining local currency valuations will all have an impact.