China Center Publications


  1. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: ASEAN/China Edition

    April 2018 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs in both the ASEAN region and China are dedicated to the creation of innovative, customer-centric, and inclusive workplace environments within their organizations.

  2. Economics Watch - China View: Strong Rebound in February, but Likely Fleeting

    April 2018 | China Center Publications

    China saw a strong rebound in exports, fixed asset investment (FAI), and industrial production (IP) over the first two months of 2018. The jump in y-o-y growth is partially due to base effects related to the timing of the 2018 Chinese New Year holiday, which occurred in February 2018 vs. January in 2017. 

  3. China Center Research Brief: 'Huge' Trade Deficit Smaller than Thought

    April 2018 | China Center Publications

    As the US raises the stakes in a potential trade war with China, a better understanding of the real inequities in US-China trade and the nature of the trade deficit is needed.

  4. DNA of Engagement 2018: Moments That Matter throughout the Employee Life Cycle—Implications for Asia

    April 2018 | Key Business Issues

    In Asia, the lack of a skilled talent supply, coupled with the rising retirement age and increasing health care costs, is forcing companies to rethink their strategies toward a powerful employee value proposition that drives greater employee engagement.

  5. Resources on Trade and Global Value Chains

    March 2018 | Key Business Issues

    This report is the first of a series on global trade and value chains by The Conference Board. Upcoming studies will include: (1) an exploration of reshoring trends and their impact on labor markets in mature economies, and (2) an interview-driven overview of the implications of trade and GVC trends on multinational corporations.

  6. China Center Research Brief: Appraising China's Financial Sector Risk in 2018

    March 2018 | China Center Publications

    Data show that financial system risks are being tamped down by regulators in China, albeit slowly. Juxtaposed to this good news—and, in fact, a consequence of it—other indicators suggest that corporate default risks in China are on the rise.

  7. China Center Research Brief: China Consumption Growth Is Likely to Uptick in 2018

    March 2018 | China Center Publications

    Despite a moderate slowing in 2017, household consumption growth should uptick somewhat in 2018 as a delayed response to the growth in disposable income that occurred in 2017.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    March 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Growth momentum continues in emerging markets, but current conditions have yet to catch up to stronger leading indicators.

  9. Trading Up: With Global Growth Finally on the Rise, Is the Trade Recovery Sustainable?

    February 2018 | Key Business Issues

    This report, which introduces a new global value chain dataset tool, examines whether the trade recovery is sustainable and why reevaluating global operations strategy using current data is so critical.

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    February 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    The global growth outlook keeps strengthening, but growth momentum differs significantly across emerging countries.